Gallery: Artist Rides a Giant Paper Boat Down the Thames River


This past weekend in London artist Frank Bölter relied on a little help from his friends — and complete strangers — to make sure his latest artistic feat didn’t plunge into the murkey waters of the Thames. With a few hands from his crew and a few passersby Bölter floated down the famous river in a boat made of nothing but paper! Before his launch, he asked for the help of spectators to fold his white sheet into a proper floating vessel and then took a ride through the middle of London while reading a newspaper. The piece is entitled To The World’s End and was a part of the Drift10 bi-annual art exhibition.

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  1. joshuart June 12, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    Too bad it looks like a giant piece of refuse was blown into the Thames.

  2. Capismama December 9, 2010 at 8:07 am

    A Jpop band did this same thing on the Ara River in Japan about a year ago. Sorry, Frank Bolter…someone beat you to this feat.

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