Sky Ladder Known for his spectacular pyrotechnic displays, Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang creates his most ambitious project yet: Sky Ladder, a visionary, explosive event that he pulls off in his hometown in China after 20 years of failed attempts. The Sky Ladder is a 1,650-foot ladder of fire climbing into the skies above artist Cai Guo-Qiang’s hometown. Creating ambitious signature pieces on the largest imaginable scales, Cai’s electrifying work often transcends physical permanence while burning its philosophies into the audience members’ minds. Told through the artist’s own words and those of family, friends and observers, the film tracks Cai’s meteoric rise and examines why he engineers artworks that loom as far as the eye can see.
Original titleSky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang
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