• Massive Human Faces Loom Over Japanese Cities in Uncanny Balloon Works by Mé

    1 month ago - By Colossal

    “Masayume” (2019-2021), Tokyo Tokyo Festival Special 13. Photo by Kaneda Kozo. All images courtesy of Mé, shared with permission
    An unlikely sight was spotted hovering over Tokyo earlier this month in a disorienting installation by the Japanese collective 目. Titled “ Masayume ” or “dream come true,” the eerie artwork featured a giant human face printed on a hot air balloon, which launched above the city on July 16 as part of the Tokyo Tokyo Festival, an event organized to coincide with the start of the Olympics.
    Bizarre and unexpected for most passersby, the single-day piece was derived...
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