Pixilated

  • Balloons, helium, LEDs, control circuit
  • H 20′ x L 30′, reaching an altitude of 80′
  • 2007

Built for Vision Request, an experimental staging of works by 16 artists at Andrea Zittel’s A to Z West compound in Joshua Tree, Pixilated was an enormous, lighter-than-air, programmable ,pixelated display, constructed using a grid of specialized helium balloons set aglow with integrated LEDs.

Special thanks to Colleen Asper, Jennifer Dudley, Ben Kinsley and Katja Mater for staying with me and working all night.