We were sort of hoping the Urballoon was going to be a new form of hot air balloon public transit, but no such luck. It is however a pretty cool art installation that you can experience on September 18th as part of the Conflux Festival. "The Urballoon consists of a large helium balloon with a video projector and a wireless laptop that projects user-generated content onto public spaces. It floats above its tethers in parks or plazas and displays the video onto the ground, encouraging people to gather around a digital bonfire. People will be asked to address the theme 'What is New York?'" Get your answers ready, and look for it in Tompkins Square Park later this month. In the meantime, can someone bring back the hot air balloon rides over Central Park?
Urballoon Delivers Your Message to the Masses
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