September 1, 2009
The Survivaball made its first appearance in 2006, when “Halliburton representatives” attended a conference on catastrophic climate change and demonstrated the functionality of the large inflatable suits (“a gated community for one”), which keep corporate managers safe from global warming.
Fast forward three years to the dramatic launch of 25 brand-new Survivaballs, constructed courtesy of the improbably-named House of Yes in time for Climate Week, 2009. Thus “Balls Across America” becomes a reality.
Two of 500 highlights:
(Note: we first learned to tumble down steps in Berlin.)