Public Delivery goes East: Golden balloons in Central Asia & beyond

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Published on: Monday December 31, 2018

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We are closing off 2018 with a selection of recent performances from our Silence Was Golden project. These golden balloons were blown up loosely around the Silk Road, including some of the most remote locations in Central Asia, such as the desert of Turkmenistan and other rugged and sparsely populated spots in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

Up until now, Silence Was Golden was performed 382 times in 288 cities in 95 countries.

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See you in 2019!


Sea (#348), Astana International Airport, Astana

Walk (#370), Zenkov Cathedral in Panfilov Park, Almaty

Fan (#373), Bayterek Tower, Astana


Uzbekistan, Xiva - Silk (#361), Silence Was Golden, gold balloons
Silk (#361), Kalta Minor, Xiva

Road (#362), Poi Kalon, Buxoro

Fairy (#363), Registan, Samarqand


Wild (#369), Sarigon


Wow (#367), Skazka Canyon, Tosor, Issyk-Kul

Out (#366), Western Bus Station, Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan, Töö Ashuu - 2018 (#365), Silence Was Golden, gold balloons
2018 (#365), Töö Ashuu pass


Respect, Fatima Jinnah Park, Islamabad

Trees (#353), Fatima Jinnah Park, Islamabad


Romania, Bucharest - Sport (#376), Silence Was Golden, gold balloons
Sport, (#376), Romanian Athenaeum, Bucharest

Romania, Constanta - Joyful (#339), Silence Was Golden, gold balloons
Joyful (#339), Constanța Casino, Constanța


Armenia, Yerevan - Half (#368), Silence Was Golden, gold balloons
Half (#368), Musaler Restaurant, Yerevan


I am (#360), Desert in Yerbent, Ahal


Only (#377), Dino Park, Chișinău

All images by Public Delivery/ unless otherwise noted.



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