Jenny Marketou, Katie Salen: 99 Red Balloons

  • ©2006, Jenny Marketou and Katie Salen, 99 Red Balloons

Artist Statement:

    99 Red Balloons is a live action multi-player street game about flying perspectives inspired by “Midsummer Nights Dream” and the 1980s pop song “99 Red (Luft) Balloons” by Nene. Teams control 18 inflated red weather balloons, nine equipped with wireless cameras designed to record the game and broadcast to the lounge in the Tech Museum.


    Support from On Net Surveillance Systems, Inc (OnSSI) and AXIS Communications