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Charles Pétillon floats London’s Covent Garden With a Cloud of 100,000 Balloons

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French artist Charles Pétillon has filled london’s 19th century covent garden market building with 100,000 giant white balloons. Named ‘Heartbeat’ , the work is pétillon’s first public art installation, and his first ever live work outside of his native country.
Pétillon elaborates, “The balloon invasions I create are metaphors, their goal is to change the way in which see the things we live alongside each day without really noticing them. With ‘Heartbeat’ I want to represent the market building as the beating heart of the area – connecting its past with the present day to re-examine its role at the heart of London’s life.”

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New Banksy In London: If Graffiti Changed Anything – It Would Be Illegal

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Fitzrovia News is reporting on what appears to be new Banksy artwork that showed up on a wall in Fitzrovia, London.

via MELROSEandFAIRFAX & Fitzrovia News

photo via Fitzrovia News

London Tweets Over 24 Hours

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An animation of the Twitter traffic in London during 24 hours. Tweets are shown as red circles, and re-tweets as yellow points moving in the direction of information, i.e. from the original tweets towards the location of the re-tweets. Apparently, the parallel Twitter universe wake up much later than the real world of commuters.