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Rainbow

1972 Melbourne, Australia
Coauthor: Theo Botschuijver, Sean Wellesley-Miller

Production: Eventstructure Research Group, Amsterdam

The Rainbow was a site-specific installation made for the courtyard of the National Gallery of Victoria, in Melbourne. It was a large inflatable arch, held taut by a high air pressure. Spanning the diagonal of the courtyard, this inflatable arch was made of rainbow-coloured bands, and a perforated hose that was attached all along its underside released a fine spray of water beneath it. Under the right conditions, the sun would create a real rainbow in this artificially generated mist.

Exhibition Record

1972/3/3 - 3/13:  Moomba festival, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia