Sky Ladder

2015
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Art Type: 
Explosion Event
Medium: 
Helium balloon and fuse: 5000 meter
Duration: Huiyu Island, Quanzhou, June 15, 4:45 am (dawn), approximately 2 minutes and 30 seconds
  • Sky Ladder, realized at Huiyu Island Harbour, Quanzhou, Fujian, June 15, 2015 at 4:49 am, approximately 2 minutes and 30 seconds.

    Photo by Lin Yi, courtesy Cai Studio
  • Cai Guo-Qiang watching the explosion event Sky Ladder, realized at Huiyu Island Harbour, Quanzhou, Fujian, June 15, 2015 at 4:49 am, approximately 2 minutes and 30 seconds.

    Photo by Wen-You Cai, courtesy Cai Studio
  • Local residents assisting in the preparation process for Sky Ladder, Huiyu Island Harbour, Quanzhou, Fujian, 2015

    Photo by Wen-You Cai, courtesy Cai Studio
  • Cai Guo-Qiang during the preparation process for Sky Ladder, Huiyu Island Harbour, Quanzhou, Fujian, 2015

    Photo by Wen-You Cai, courtesy Cai Studio
  • Cai Guo-Qiang and local residents assisting in the preparation process for Sky Ladder, Huiyu Island Harbour, Quanzhou, Fujian, 2015

    Photo by Wen-You Cai, courtesy Cai Studio
  • Cai Guo-Qiang supervising the inflation of the helium ballon during the preparation process for Sky Ladder, Huiyu Island Harbour, Quanzhou, Fujian, 2015

    Photo by Daxin Wu, courtesy Cai Studio
  • Sky Ladder, realized at Huiyu Island Harbour, Quanzhou, Fujian, June 15, 2015 at 4:49 am, approximately 2 minutes and 30 seconds.

    Photo by Lin Yi, courtesy Cai Studio
  • Cai Guo-Qiang watching the explosion event Sky Ladder, realized at Huiyu Island Harbour, Quanzhou, Fujian, June 15, 2015 at 4:49 am, approximately 2 minutes and 30 seconds.

    Photo by Wen-You Cai, courtesy Cai Studio
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