Inflatable Climbing Frame Installation by Numen / For Use
This installation is a ‘self supporting inhabitable social sculpture’, essentially made up of interconnecting ropes inside a giant inflatable cube.
‘When the volume deflates, the ropes get loose and lay on the ground enabling compression of the installation. When the object inflates, the ropes tense to a perfect line again, strained enough to carry the weight of a human being’.
The brains behind the work is the Croatian-Austrian design collective Numen / For Use. Their other interactive installations involve a cocoon-like labyrinth made of sticky tape, a web of bouncy net tunnels, and a free standing structure lined on the inside with soft red carpet.