Translucent, cocoon-like tunnels made from 42,672 meters (140,000 feet) of packing tape are stretched and suspended 6 meters (20 feet) up above the great entrance hall of Paris’ Palais de Tokyo. Just a few at a time, visitors can step, slide, climb, and crawl their way through these biomorphic passages.
Tape Paris is the latest installation by art and design collective Numen/For Use, who have built other climbable tape structures in Tokyo, Frankfurt, and Melbourne. It took ten days for a team of twelve people to wrap the tape and plastic film into the maze of tunnels that are both primordial and futuristic.
Listen to the tunnels crackle:
Bernard Pras’ anamorphic portrait of Ferdinand Cheval, The Event of a Thread, Metropolis II at LACMA, and Motoi Yamamoto’s intricate, temporary salt installations.
via FastCo Design.