If haven’t experienced artist Carsten Höller’s work, perhaps you can devise your own version of his Giant Psycho Tank, above, which invites viewers to float weightlessly in the water of a sensory deprivation pool to alter their mental state.

Sally Schneider
Sally Schneider

According to the Observer:

 Giant Psycho Tank (1999/2000) encourages viewers to change out of their street clothes, shower and float naked or in swimwear in saline water heated to body temperature. Cotton robes and a viewing window allow for both post-tank modesty and in-tank voyeurism. 

Sally Schneider
Sally Schneider

….curiously similar….


Top image via Michellson

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2 replies on “DIY to Alter Your Mental State (after Carsten Höller)

  1. I’d love to have a Giant Psycho Tank.

    But wait, we do!

    It’s called New York…

    Keep up the Great Work.


  2. So we do Laura. Thank you for reminding me…

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