The Birth of Tragedy
Realized on the Charente River, Cognac, September 25, 3:10pm, 15 minutes
21,915 fireworks, 150 oak barrels
Commissioned by Hennessy X.O.
Teaser for The Birth of Tragedy
Video documentation. Directed by Shanshan Xia; produced by 33 Studio
The Birth of Tragedy was commissioned as part of “A World Odyssey,” which marks Hennessy X.O’s 150th anniversary. Cai’s daytime fireworks use exclusively non-toxic, eco-conscious, CE-certified pyrotechnic products.