We have one too

We have one too
Vienna, Austria, 2007
48°12′05.4″N, 016°14′47.6″E
yellow and black spray-paint, 4 wooden wings, tension straps
Situated right in between the highway and the railway the retention basin on the western border of Vienna is passed by by thousands of people every day, but rarely noticed. Oddly enough it is marked or maybe just decorated with a monumental but inoperable pillar. Simply by adding wooden wings and coloring it in toxic yellow the column was transformed into a rocket. It is still there waiting to be launched off every minute…