Flash Mob Art Project Arms Crowds In Kabul With 10,000 Pink Balloons
Yazmany Arboleda hopes to spread a little bit of happiness in the war-torn capital of Afghanistan.
The skies of Kabul will be brightened with 10,000 pink balloons in the coming weeks – when, we cannot say for sure, as it is a part of US-based artist Yazmany Arboleda‘s performance piece, Monday Mornings, where a sea of balloons surprise commuters on the first day of the week. For impoverished and war-ravaged Kabul, where the working week starts on Saturday, 130 volunteers will try to spread ‘simple happiness’ on an upcoming day next month.
Each pink balloon will include a handwritten message by the person who paid $1 to donate it to the project. Having already released helium-filled happiness in Japan, Kenya and India, Arboleda hopes to spread a positive message, saying: