“Several years ago, when Peter Sloterdijk’s first volume of Spheres first became available in English, I found myself rethinking a lineage of seemingly playful bubble-like inflatable projects, among which ANT Farm’s Clean Air Pod, Buckminster Fuller’s Dome over Manhattan, and Hans Hollein’s Mobile Office. I was at the time contemplating how we barely ever use the noun bubble with verbs that place us outside of it. . . . ”
*image: Ant Farm, Clean Air Pod (1970). Performance at lower Sproul Plaza, University of California, Berkeley.