Transient Rainbow


Realized over the East River, from Manhattan to Queens, New York, June 29, 2002, 9:30 p.m., 15 seconds

1,000 3-inch multi-color peony fireworks fitted with computer chips

Explosion radius approximately 200 m

Commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art, New York for the opening of MoMA Queens [Ephemeral]

Photos by Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio.