Helicopter drawing by Adel Abdessemed:
“For the two-part video, Les ailes de dieu I (2009) and Les ailes de dieu II (2009), a man without arms is suspended from a helicopter to make a drawing with his feet, while in the other video, a man without legs draws with his hands as he hangs down.”
Volunteers filled 1.5 million balloons with helium, and released them all at once:
“When the rain came, it wet the balloons and caused them to descend without popping . . . The floating balloons made finding the head of someone fighting to stay above water impossible.”
Oh, my heart: “Point Break” by Maxine Gambus for Éditions du livre.
Images in milliseconds of the first atomic bomb test via Rudy Godinez/Nuclear Weapon Archive. ALSO: Jacques Hymans’ writing in Foreign Affairs on “failed” nuclear programs:
“This was probably one of the most expensive undertakings in the history of mankind in terms of dollars spent to material produced.”
12-volume, 2,450-page book with the name of every nuclear bomb detonation in the world, ever, by Andrea Pinheiro.