Gorillas Create Playful Urban Social Space at Festival NEON

Urban Gorillas’ DNA inflatable structure made in collaboration with Plastique Fantastique and many amazing people from the workshop Inflating the Public_2 featured as a temporary urban playful social space on 24 May 2015 at Festival NEON‬ curated by ABR Alternative Brains Rule. A live art project was created by ‪Mathieu Devavry‬ and Baroque Rococo‬ who painted the …

ΦουσκόPolis at the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, Nicosia | 4 April 2015

ΦουσκόPolis Nicosia took place at the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation and attracted well over a thousand local residents and visitors alike to visit the site in just one day. ΦουσκόPolis even brought people to the site who had never visited it before. The programme of events in Nicosia was made up of a diverse range of actions from …

ΦουσκόPolis at the Paphos Castle | 31 March – 1 April 2015

  ΦουσκόPolis Paphos took place at the Castle and attracted over a thousand local residents and visitors alike to visit the site on each of the two days. ΦουσκόPolis even brought people to the site who had never visited it before. The programme of events in Paphos over the two days was made up of a diverse …

ΦουσκόPolis at the Limassol Castle | 27-28 March 2015

  ΦουσκόPolis Limassol took place at the Castle and attracted over a thousand local residents and visitors alike to visit the site on each of the two days. ΦουσκόPolis even brought people to the site who had never visited it before. The programme of events in Limassol over the two days was made up of a diverse …

ΦουσκόPolis at the Larnaca Castle | 24-25 March 2015

ΦουσκόPolis Larnaca took place at the Castle and attracted over a thousand local residents and visitors alike to visit the site on each of the two days. ΦουσκόPolis even brought people to the site who had never visited it before. The programme of events in Larnaca over the two days was made up of a diverse …

ΦουσκόPolis Project March – April 2016

April 6, 2015 ΦουσκόPolis was a series of temporary architecture installations in the form of giant inflatables in public spaces all over Cyprus. Starting from workshops in Autumn 2014 to design and build the inflatables, to stepping out into underutilised public spaces and engaging the wider public in Spring 2015, ΦουσκόPolis was a grassroots initiative …

Life Inside_Outside a Bubble at the Bedestan, Nicosia | 20-21 March 2015

The European Mediterranean Arts Association (EMAA) in collaboration with Urban Gorillas and Plastique Fantastique (Berlin) hosted Life Inside_Outside a Bubble at the Bedestan in the old city of Nicosia on 20-21 March 2015. The project was a temporary architecture installation in the form of a giant inflatable structure that hosted an artistic, cultural and community programme of …

Inflating City Plaza at Pop-Up Festival 2014

Following the successful workshop Inflating the Public_2 led by Marco Canvacci, architect and founder of Plastique Fantastique (Berlin), Urban Gorillas inflated City Plaza in downtown Nicosia with one of their temporary structures for a couple of hours during the Pop-Up Festival on 23 November 2014. Inflatable structures such as the one briefly installed at City Plaza …