this elephant, Wursa, defies the law of gravity by balancing on the slimmest part of her body, her trunk. Wursa was specifically created for the Palais de Tokyo in 2008 by Paris-based artist, Daniel Firman - displayed by PRABAL GURUNG :: Artists We Love :
Ensemble, trust, counter-balance, focus AND the ability to tell a story. Perfect photo of physical theatre at work. this a very easy counter balance yet made challenging by adding a dead weight to the structure.
"Open Black Box" by Tom Friedman i like this because not only is it precarious in that it is balanced on a corner, but the fact that it is in itself incomplete - the viewer can see the gallery walls, the viewer can see the inside of this 'box' but it's re