Experimental Sky Orchestra Lifts Off
Luke Jerram, a sound artist, working with international hot air balloon pilot Peter Dalby and composer Dan Jones has developed The Sky Orchestra, an ongoing research project that explores how one can perceive an sonic experience while asleep. It is an experimental artwork bringing together performance and music to create visual audio installations within the air and within the mind.
Seven hot air balloons, each with speakers attached, take off at dawn to fly across a city. Each balloon plays a different element of the musical score creating a massive audio performance that many hundreds of people experience subconsciously as the balloons fly over their homes.