|This mobile performance space represents an exceptional opportunity to transform vacant lots within the City of Long Beach, bringing art into dialogue with community. From its arrival on site to its continued transformation, the project is designed for maximum flexibility, supporting divers expressions of the performing arts.
Arriving on site, a helium-filled object rises from the box, a beacon broadcasting within the community. Its perimeter unfolds to a cruciform stage, supporting a range of configurations. Rising overhead, a canopy of netting, aluminum, and helium-filled balloons creates a new kind of fly tower where gravity is inverted.
When the performance is complete, the box remains on site providing a site-specific sound installation that extends the experience of the project. Taken in sum, the project builds on its mobile nature to create a continued narrative of transformation, combining minimal means for maximum effect.