Paper Moon is a site-specific art installation for Greenbelt Festival 2016.
Hanging in the sky above an empty historic plinth standing on the grand middle axis of the garden, the balloon is going to shine above the Broad Water lake like a temporary new moon, evoking a sense of stillness.
Nicolas K Feldmeyer was born 1980 in Lausanne, Switzerland. After completing a MSc in architecture in Zurich he went on to study Fine Arts at the San Francisco Art Institute on a Fulbright Grant. Feldmeyer received a MFA with distinction from the Slade School of Art, University College London in 2012. His work was awarded the Saatchi and Channel 4’s New Sensation Prize 2012 and the William Coldstream Prize amongst others, and was exhibited internationally, including at the Photographer’s Gallery and Art15 in London, as well as Liste Basel, Photo Basel, Off-Course Bruxelles and MIA Milan. His work was reviewed in the Times and Sunday Times, Art Monthly and published extensively. Feldmeyer has been guest lecturer at the AA School of Architecture, The CASS, Metropolitan University, and Camberwell College, University of the Arts London.