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Confetti Fountain

168" x 96" x 96"
nylon netting, PVC pipe, electric blower, confetti
1994

Confetti descends like a snowfall onto a giant, fabric funnel.

Shake the funnel and watch the paper flakes avalanche to the bottom of the funnel, where an electric blower propels them upward, high, into the air, ready to slowly descend again.

A small blower launches confetti 14 feet high in a continuous celebration. The confetti flutters down to be trapped (mostly) in a fabric funnel--whereupon it is reused. Given appropriate flooring, small carpet sweepers are provided to be used by the audience to sweep up confetti that escapes the funnel. Thus the audience re-cycles the confetti themselves.

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