The Cloud Project


The Cloud Project is a modified ice-cream van that presents a series of experiments to make clouds snow ice-cream. Inspired by developments in nanotechnology and planetary-scale engineering, it points to new possibilities where we develop the means to conform the global environment to our needs.

Developed in collaboration with Zoe Papadopoulou, we see it as a tool for public engagement, performance, and spectacle, with the goal to amaze and inspire people to think critically about their relationship to emerging technologies and weather modification. Merging popular culture and science, the van also hosted a series of talks from scientists, artists and designers during the degree show at the RCA to offer the public various, sometimes conflicting views on what the future may have in store for us. It will be exhibited at the Science Gallery in Dublin from October to December 2009.