Playground is an interactive sound sculpture by Ellen Reid that revels in the innocence of childhood while raising questions about the future our children will inhabit, and the creativity they might need to draw on in order to survive.

Commissioned by Opera Omaha as part of the ONE Festival

materials: repurposed swing set, car mufflers, oil drums, tail pipes, helium caps, plastic tubing, motorcycle wheel, helium tanks, gas containers, air conditioning duct, tire, plastic straws.
Playground was created by Ellen Reid with Julia Noulin-Merat, Zackary Drucker, Ross Karre, Naomi O’Connell and Clara Warnaar.