Acute Art is delighted to present HOLIDAY SPACE, a free new AR work by KAWS.

On 16th August, in collaboration with AllRightsReserved, the artist launched this iconic COMPANION figure into space, in celebration of the character’s 20th anniversary. Using a sounding balloon, the KAWS:HOLIDAY SPACE sculpture was sent up 41.5km into the stratosphere, and took a two hour zero gravity walk before retuning to Earth.

“So many projects have been cancelled this year. I wanted to create one that could be experienced safely from home. Because this year marks 20 years since I created COMPANION, I tried to find a way around all the restrictions and do something special,” says KAWS. “I felt so confined the past few months that creating a project like this has really given me a chance to escape.”

Users of the free Acute Art app are now able to place and interact with the AR version of HOLIDAY SPACE. Download the app now and post your images by tagging: @acuteart_ #AcuteArt #KAWS.