Helium Poubelle, 2008
"Walking around Paris and placing helium balloons in the public garbage bins. The Parisians are afraid of terrorists just like every other Western city. So, they have replaced their traditional trash cans with these fancy new green ones. These are cool because all the garbage is exposed. The best part of this project was watching the kids take the balloons."
"Runners from around the city formed a pack and took a jog down Sampsonia Way to create the impression of a marathon. "
scene "Street View Marathon" from "Street With A View" project
by Robin Hewlett and Ben Kinsley
"Street With A View introduces fiction, both subtle and spectacular, into the doppelganger world of Google Street View.
On May 3rd 2008, artists Robin Hewlett and Ben Kinsley invited the Google Inc. Street View team and residents of Pittsburgh’s Northside to collaborate on a series of tableaux along Sampsonia Way. Neighbors, and other participants from around the city, staged scenes ranging from a parade and a marathon, to a garage band practice, a seventeenth century sword fight, a heroic rescue and much more... "