This accessory is an artistic initiative, so it has not yet been scientifically proven and it is not known whether it is effective against infection.
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Can you imagine walking down the street with a ball covering your head? This could be the new reality given the Covid 19 pandemic. Plastic Fantastique, a German art collective iSphere, A plastic bladder used as a helmet to prevent coronavirus infection.
This accessory is an artistic initiative, so it has not yet been scientifically proven and it is not known whether it is effective against infection. However, the artists were inspired by the isolation measures and the mandatory use of face masks.
According to the collective’s official website, iSphere is an open source project that anyone can produce, develop and improve. In addition, anyone could build it by gluing two transparent hollow hemispheres together, leaving a hole that fits our heads. This process would take 30 minutes and cost about 24 euros (622.33, Mexican pesos at today’s exchange rate).
“The iconic design (of these accessories) is inspired by the science fiction comics of the 50s and the creations of the utopian movements of the 60s. It’s pop and it belongs to everyone. ISphere is a fun and serious object that stimulates the handling of this exceptional situation, ”explains Plastique Fantastique on his side.
Would you use or manufacture an iSphere?