Installation - June 3, 2010

Michigan State University , USA

FUNAMBULIST- wire walker

(red velum) red sail

30'h x40'w x15'd    (9.1h x12.1w x4.5d meters)

Pronunciation: fu·nam·bu·list \-list\

Listen to the pronunciation of funambulist
Function: noun
Etymology: Latin funambulus ropewalker, from funis rope + ambulare to walk
Date: 1824
1 : tightrope walking
2 : a show especially of mental agility

















Philippe Petit

French funambulist who gained fame for his high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City

on August 7, 1974.



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