The installation, called ‘Heartbeat,’ was meant to represent the market as the beating heart of the area, and to 'change the way in which we see the things we live alongside each day without really noticing them.’
If you’re in London, there’s an amazing installation currently on display at Covent Garden (South Hall) until 27 September 2015.
“Heartbeat” was created by French artist and photographer Charles Pétillon and is part of his ongoing balloon series entitled, Invasions. It’s his first ever public art installation outside of France. Via Twisted Sifter
The balloon invasions I create are metaphors’, explains Charles Pétillon. ‘their goal is to change the way in which we see the things we live alongside each day without really noticing them. with
‘heartbeat’ I want to represent the market building as the beating
heart of this area – connecting its past with the present day to allow
visitors to re-examine its role at the heart of london’s life.‘