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On View: ‘Cloud Cities’ by Tomás Saraceno

by Vivien Park

Tomás Saraceno, an architect by training, creates large-scale installations that offer new ways of inhabiting the world. His latest installation — "Cloud Cities" — was inspired by the flexibility of bubbles and spider webs. Twenty balloon models are suspended in the exhibition space, their intricate networks of cables intersecting as visitors enter them and bounce on transparent floors.

"Cloud Cities" is presented by the National Museums in Berlin and will be on view at the Hamburger Bahnhof until Jan. 15, 2012.

Credits: Video from vernissage.tv.

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