“For me, the circus is a magic show that appears and disappears like a world. A circus is disturbing. It is profound.”
Ringling Bro’s Barnum & Bailey Circus: Out of this World was the final production of its 147 year history. As Josh Zangen’s associate in our tiny New York City studio, we dreamt up a universe in which this circus would exist.
I struggled with whimsy a lot. I am a minimalist after all. Fun is such an abstract term, how does one make something more fun?
This was my rocket ship clown car, the last of its kind for the circus. I really wish I got to ride it.