Carbon Bomb Blows Up Near West Point Military Academy (West Point, New York 2014)

The carbon bomb hovering above the Hudson river. Photo by Ellen Davidson On Tuesday morning, a 30-foot carbon bomb blew up in the airspace over the Hudson River in front of West Point Military Academy. An inflatable bomb pressurized with

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Carbon Bomb Blows Up Near West Point Military Academy (West Point, New York 2014)

The carbon bomb hovering above the Hudson river. Photo by Ellen Davidson On Tuesday morning, a 30-foot carbon bomb blew up in the airspace over the Hudson River in front of West Point Military Academy. An inflatable bomb pressurized with

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Giant inflatable rainbow intervenes in Croatia´s annual swim race (Vis 2014)

  At 6p.m. on Saturday the 16th of August on the paradise island of Vis in Croatia, the annual open water swimming event was expected to run as usual. Instead a giant inflatable rainbow carried by activists intervened in the

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Giant inflatable rainbow intervenes in Croatia´s annual swim race (Vis 2014)

  At 6p.m. on Saturday the 16th of August on the paradise island of Vis in Croatia, the annual open water swimming event was expected to run as usual. Instead a giant inflatable rainbow carried by activists intervened in the

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Inflatable Workshop for the Peoples Climate March in New York

August 23, 12-6pm at Mayday Space (free) Tools for Action is collaborative platform for fabricating unconventional tools and tactics for creative resistance, specializing in (but not limited to) large-scale inflatable constructions. For the NYC climate mobilization, Tools for Action will

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Inflatable Workshop for the Peoples Climate March in New York

August 23, 12-6pm at Mayday Space (free) Tools for Action is collaborative platform for fabricating unconventional tools and tactics for creative resistance, specializing in (but not limited to) large-scale inflatable constructions. For the NYC climate mobilization, Tools for Action will

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Interview for Disobedient Objects – Exhibition Victoria & Alberts Museum -

Artúr van Balen has produced inflatables for protest as a member of former  group Eclectic Electric Collective and, now,  Tools for Action.  One such inflatable, a cobblestone for a 2012 demonstration in Barcelona, will be featured in ‘Disobedient Objects’.  In

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Interview for Disobedient Objects – Exhibition Victoria & Alberts Museum -

Artúr van Balen has produced inflatables for protest as a member of former  group Eclectic Electric Collective and, now,  Tools for Action.  One such inflatable, a cobblestone for a 2012 demonstration in Barcelona, will be featured in ‘Disobedient Objects’.  In

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Tutorial Carbon Bubble

Carbon Bubble / Inflatable Tutorial from toolsforaction The inflatable carbon bubble is a great tool to transform a protest into a highly playful, fun and interactive event and at the same time raise awareness about the carbon bubble issue.*1 The

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Tutorial Carbon Bubble

Carbon Bubble / Inflatable Tutorial from toolsforaction The inflatable carbon bubble is a great tool to transform a protest into a highly playful, fun and interactive event and at the same time raise awareness about the carbon bubble issue.*1 The

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Team Rainbow (Croatia 2014)

This 4 day workshop happened between 29th of march and the 1th of april in Zagreb after an invitation of Željko Blace from the organisation QueerSport. QueerSport is a loose international sports and culture community, that voices critique on normativity in

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Team Rainbow (Croatia 2014)

This 4 day workshop happened between 29th of march and the 1th of april in Zagreb after an invitation of Željko Blace from the organisation QueerSport. QueerSport is a loose international sports and culture community, that voices critique on normativity in

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The Lungs (2013)

Video concept by Artúr van Balen (Art Director), Video production Jakob Huber (Edit), filmteams LeftVision and Regenfrei. Thanks for everyone participating.The video would not have been possible with the big help of numerous individuals.   The inflatable lung breathes every

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The Lungs (2013)

Video concept by Artúr van Balen (Art Director), Video production Jakob Huber (Edit), filmteams LeftVision and Regenfrei. Thanks for everyone participating.The video would not have been possible with the big help of numerous individuals.   The inflatable lung breathes every

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Inflatable Cobblestones on spanish TV (2013)

    “Protecting protesters from police and causing no damage: an enormous inflatable cube that reflects light! The objective: to impede charging riot police, and prevent them from recording images. The Reflecto-Cube has been already used throughout Europe! You can

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Inflatable Cobblestones on spanish TV (2013)

    “Protecting protesters from police and causing no damage: an enormous inflatable cube that reflects light! The objective: to impede charging riot police, and prevent them from recording images. The Reflecto-Cube has been already used throughout Europe! You can

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Support Taksim (Workshop Berlin)

A last minute call to build an inflatable for Istanbul to solidarise with the protesters at Taksim Square. The workshop will take place this friday 21.06. from 3pm till 7pm in the artist space&club Keller, Karl Marx strasse 58 in

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Support Taksim (Workshop Berlin)

A last minute call to build an inflatable for Istanbul to solidarise with the protesters at Taksim Square. The workshop will take place this friday 21.06. from 3pm till 7pm in the artist space&club Keller, Karl Marx strasse 58 in

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«Sawing» Bolotnaya (Moscow 2013)

The adventures of a giant inflatable saw during the opposition rally in Moscow by Veronika Komarova On may 6th 2013 almost 20 000 muscovites gathered on Bolotnaya square near Kremlin to mark the 1 year anniversary of the “March of

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«Sawing» Bolotnaya (Moscow 2013)

The adventures of a giant inflatable saw during the opposition rally in Moscow by Veronika Komarova On may 6th 2013 almost 20 000 muscovites gathered on Bolotnaya square near Kremlin to mark the 1 year anniversary of the “March of

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