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Event Art Installation

Daniel is an amazing artist, who has created a unique series of event art installation shows using air flow. The Air series of sculptures and room-sized installations involves lightweight materials such as bird feathers, flower petals, Styrofoam peanuts, fabric, balloons, soap bubbles, fog, fire or ordinary litter from the street that are trapped, and continuously fly in columns or vortices of open air. This event art installation show will make a huge impact at any event, whether it is a private party or a corporate event and will work great as corporate entertainment

Work from the Air series is spare and poetic, largely due to its use of humble materials. Propelled into motion by something that is invisible, the aerodynamic properties of these materials, and the underlying order within these inherently chaotic airflow systems are revealed in a way that can be continuously observed.

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A captivating air flow art installation that will make a huge impact at any event

Natural and totally mesmerising and works well for corporate entertainment

Two sheets of fabric continuously fly in and out of a vortex of air created in the centre of a room

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Here’s what Pas De Deux’s clients said:

Danny’s Fan and Silk creation, Pas de Deux, is really amazing and despite the doubters it does work. And there were a lot of people that said ‘hmm are you sure it will work?’ and those same people were the ones gawping, speechless, when they saw it in action. It’s beautiful all natural and totally mesmerising. It’s so simple, in theory, but the delivery requires a great degree of finesse to get right, and Danny has put that work in to get a really effortless solution. Thanks Danny we love your work.
George P Johnson UK Ltd (via Contraband)


Pas De Deux’s Previous Clients:

Louis Vuitton,
Mercedes Benz
Cisco Systems
Audi AG
Cirque du Soleil
Loewe S.A.
Canali S.P.A.
Eiffage, Natura
Ogilvy and Mather
Moooi BV
Luc Petit Creations
Music Hall of Belgium
Jonas Brothers
RTL Television


Pas De Deux’s Performances:

2014 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics | Closing Ceremony, Directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, Sochi, Russia
2014 Finding Neverland, Directed by Diane Paulus, American Repertory Theater, Cambridge, MA
2014 The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, performance with FKA Twigs, NYC
2014 Design Disrupted, fog tornado for Gareth Pugh and Lexus, New York Fashion Week, NYC
2013 A Midsummer’s Night Dream, Directed by Julie Taymor, Theater For a New Audience, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Cirque du Soleil Amaluna, Directed by Diane Paulus (touring show)
2013 Cirque du Soleil, special event, Toronto
2013 Luc Petit Creation, Palazzigas, Rome, Directed by Luc Petit
2012 Latin Grammy Awards, Mandalay Bay Theater, Las Vegas
2012 Cirque du Soleil, Amaluna, Directed by Diane Paulus (touring show)
2012 Jonas Brothers Concert, Radio City Music Hall, New York
2012 Music Hall of Belgium, Peter Pan Worldtour, Directed by Luc Petit (touring show)
2012 Ex Machina, Spades, Directed by Robert Lepage, (touring show)
2012 Circus-Conelli 2012, Directed by Roby Gasser, Zurich, Switzerland
2012 La France A Un Incroyable Talent, Paris, France
2012 Paris by Night, Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas
2012 Cirque du Soleil, Special Event, Quebec City
2012 2012 European Inventor Awards, for The Danish Crown Prince and Princess, Copenhagen
2012 Avant Garde, Tapis Volant, Plaza Casino Hotel, Las Vegas NV
2011 Das Supertalent Semi-Finals, Germany’s Got Talent, Cologne Germany
2011 Cirque du Soleil, Cheri’s Party, DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids Michigan
2011 Das Supertalent, Germany’s Got Talent, Weisbaden Germany
2010 Cirque du Soleil, In the Eye of the Storm, Directed by Michel Laprise, Courchevel France


Pas De Deux’s Solo Art Exhibitions:

2009 The Work of Daniel Wurtzel, Sculptor of Unique Materials and Experiences Strathmore Hall, N. Bethesda MD.
2007 Outer Limits, Central CT. State University, New Britain, CT
2006 Rubber Bullets and Tires, Green Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2005 Road Warrior, Green Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2004 Gelatin Sculpture Project, Green Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2000 Blowout, Nikolai Fine Art, New York, NY
1999 Cenozoic Horses, New York University, New York, NY



Pas De Deux’s Installations:

2014 Phaeno Science Center, “Luffffft, federleicht und tonnenschwer,” Wolfsburg, Germany
2013 Loewe Shanghai- store windows, Shanghai China
2013 Loewe Paris- store windows, Paris France
2012 Loewe Galleria, Spanish Dancers, Barcelona Spain


Pas De Deux’s Selected Group Art Exhibitions:

2012 Notations, The Cage Effect, Hunter College, Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Kinetic Art, ISE Cultural Center, New York, NY
2011 Kinetic Art, City Lights Gallery, Bridgeport, CT
2010 Adaptation, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL
Figment! NYC, Governors Island, NY
2009 Essential, Essential Art Space, New York, NY
2007 Darwin’s Cargo, Baden Powell Gallery, New York, NY
2007 Summer Show, O.K. Harris Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Road Warriors, the Epic Continues, Green Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2003 Yard Sale, Green Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2001 Volkstanz, Special Exhibit Space, Brooklyn, NY
1999 Talent, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
1997 Talent, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
1996 Talent, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
1995 Talent, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, NY
Sycamore Head, Margulies/Taplin Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1994 Big Picture, O.K. Harris Gallery, New York, NY
Satyr Boy, Kourous Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Sculpture Show, Kourous Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, CT
1993 Command Performance, Foodstamp Gallery, New York, NY
1992 Vital Ground, Griffen/McGear Gallery, New York, NY
1991 1991 Annual Show, Stone Sculpture Society, New York, NY
1989 Small Works, Sculpture Center, New York, NY


Pas De Deux’s Public Commissions:

1996 One Percent for Art, Culver City, CA (Beluga)
1995 City University of New York, College of Staten Island (Ark
1994 New York City Department of Transportation, (Frank the Bull (at the Flatiron Traffic Triangle, 23rd St., 5th Ave and Broadway)
1993 Davidson Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University Middletown, CT. (Menhir Series)
New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.(Tribeca Park)(Menhir Series)
New York, City Department of Transportation (dag Hammarskjold Plaza)(Beluga)
1989 One Percent for Art, Concord, CA (Division and Contradiction)

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