Steve Messam

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Date: 2015

Client: Emerge

Location: Key Theatre, Peterborough. UK

Dimensions: 10.4m x 6.3m x1.6m

Materials: helium filled latex balloons, sandbags

Further Info: 


‘Level’ is an installation of large, orange, helium-filled balloons floating at identical heights above the floor and filling a dance studio space at the Key Theatre, Peterborough.

The piece references the topography of the fenland landscape and interacts with the views of the town from the large windows. An immersive experience the audience are encouraged to explore the installation by walking through the space. The piece will move, ebb and flow with the passage of people through it.