Over five days with twenty-five worker, French artist Charles Pétillon can make the 19th-century market building in London’s Covent Garden become a beautiful place by 100,000 giant white balloons. This installation called “heartbeat.” . The project will run and finish until September 27th.
‘the balloon invasions I create are metaphors’, explains charles pétillon. ‘their goal is to change the way in which we see the things we live alongside each day without really noticing them. with ‘heartbeat’ I want to represent the market building as the beating heart of this area – connecting its past with the present day to allow visitors to re-examine its role at the heart of london’s life.‘
More info: charlespetillon.com | coventgardenlondonuk.com | londondesignfestival.com (h/t: designboom /Boredpanda)