Monday, January 23, 2006
Flame World Apocalypse
On Wednesday, January 18, 2006 Fishbon Event Lab nabobs gathered to witness the brief rise and spectacular fall of Flame World. The kaleidoscopic environment was an hexagonal framework of mirrors, a speaker-mounted Flame Funnel, and specially designed trashcan pedestal. After spending he first part of the evening creating figures deserving of immolation, Event Lab agents took their places around the fiery pit. Unfortunately, the intensity of the purifying flames was too intense for the humble speaker that drove the audio control. In an instant, the speaker was engulfed and the ceremony needed to be relocated to the street outside the Fishbon Studio. A handy Fire Snake was pressed into service and the figures met their demise after all. There was catharsis, release and healing for all but a few obstinate cardboard characters. Later in the evening, a hand-held surveillance camera provided real-time backstage images.