Flying Dragon in the Heavens: Project for Extraterrestrials No. 29, 1997. Realized at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, March 7, 1997, 7:00 p.m., 5 seconds. Gunpowder: 7 kg , gunpowder fuses: 1, 500 m, silk dragon kite and rope. Kite Length: 100 m. Commissioned by Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark for Exhibition Cai Guo-Qiang: Flying Dragon in the Heavens [Ephemeral]
Photos by Jens Frederiksen, courtesy Cai Studio
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebeak
18 Taihu rocks, 3 paper kites, ling zhi drinks, coffee maker, stone table, and drawings
Installation dimensions variable. Rocks’ height: 70 – 230 cm
Recreation not possible. Documentation: Courtesy the artist [Ephemeral]
Photo by Jens Frederiksen and Tatsumi Masatoshi.
Gunpowder drawing on paper,eight sections; neon elements; kite, fan; tea dispenser for Chinese mushroom tea (ling zhi); video tape, and video projector
Drawing: 300 x 3200 cm overall
Glory Fine Arts Museum
Installation view at the Queens Museum of Art, New York, 1997.
Photo by Jens Frederiksen and Tatsumi Masatoshi
Wood boat, paper lanterns, limestone dragons, electric lights, and Andy Warhol ‘s Mao (1972)
Installation dimensions variable
Installation view at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, 1997.
Photo by Daniel Kowitz.
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
Six ceramic dragons
Installation dimensions variable. Dragons: 42 x 110 x 13 cm each
Photo by Jens Frederiksen.