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Die Fliegende Tanzenfunke

174906_10150253411311394_626921393_8121178_6218069_o.jpg German, literally “The Flying Dancing Sparks”, a play on the “Aviators” desire to chase electrical-storms in which to play wing-top tennis.

Who
  • Michel Ludwig (“Baron von Sturmstommer”)
  • SKoT McDonald (“Kaptain Velloschet”)
What
  • Mockup of a 3m winged prop plane wing equipped with ball sports and lights, banking and diving into cloud
Why
  • “Living Work Of Art” entry for Beaux Arts Ball 2011. Won “Most Crazy/Elaborate Costume” Award.
How
  • Swarfomat-cut aerofoil section
  • Smoke machine for cloud
  • Twinkly fairy lights in the wing as “St Elmo's Fire”
Photos

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