The Magic of Making Clouds

We challenge you to not be impressed with Berndnaut Smilde’s cloud works which, as he describes, exist between “reality and representation.” In this video from The Avant/Garde Diaries he activates a smoke machine in the Green Room of the Veterans Building in downtown San Francisco, and the result is billowing smoke that forms luscious, cotton candy-like masses that are simultaneously building up and at the same time falling part.