Pink State - The Pink Cloud Project
On the opening day for the first complete showing of the Pink State project in Kunsthalle Krems in Austria, Evaristti was forging ahead with a new transitory material – red smoke. From the airspace above the Kunsthalle he dropped his “smoke bomb” from a helicopter which released a cloud of smoke that immediately mixed in with the clouds.
Unfortunately this action did not only take place above the Kunsthalle. It transpired that there was a prison next to the museum, which had been placed on an extreme state of alert until it was convinced of the nature of the project and was able to once again to remove the helicopter from its sights.