Covent Garden Balloons

Truss and hoists installed for six-week art installation.

French artist Charles Pétillon used twenty-five workers over five days to fill the building with 100,000 giant white balloons in an installation called “heartbeat.” The project is part of Covent Garden’s ongoing cultural program that strives to transform the district into an ever-changing art gallery.

Six-week installation - 150 linear metres and 33 corners of Tomcat One 290 truss, 186m scaff, 21 inverted hoists and power distribution mounted in Covent Garden roof.