to IKEA:

Hi there!¬† Long story short, I have started a “bed-jumping” project in Cape Town, South Africa, where I actually got Archbishop Desmond Tutu, amongst others, to jump on a bed, with a percentage of sales of future books & prints going to a local charity (http://www.philani.org.za/).¬† I am carrying the project to the States, &…

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Letter to a Jumper:

Dearest Frank Gehry, Dairy Farmer, High School Cheerleader, Cowboy, Dalai Lama & crew – I recently completed a section of a project in Cape Town, South Africa that I think you might be fond of, & I would in fact Love to ask you to be a part of now. In a nutshell,¬†I got the…

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Celebrity Jumps:

Conceptualist:¬† Kelly Vaagsland Wainwright, Photographer:¬† Inge Prins So – here is my big, long list of celebrities that I want to ask to join the likes of the Archbishop Tutu & jump on the bed!… You know any of ’em? PLEASE send ’em my way!!:¬† messymonkeyarts@gmail.com Thanks in advance!! pass it on! Obama¬† (I’ll take…

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Why? Why? Why?

Still, you Might be wondering why?…. a bed?… Here’s some attempt to break it down: From an artistic standpoint, I am merging “flash mob” with live installation with photography.¬† I am always throwing in a rather unexpected angle through a juxtaposed context (aka:¬† one doesn’t normally see a bed on a pier).¬† This only amplifies…

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If you are Amish, Jack Nicholson, a cowboy, a cheerleader, or the Dalai Lama – Why Should YOU Jump on The Bed?!

Conceptualist:¬† Kelly Vaagsland Wainwright, Photographer:¬† Inge Prins Hi there! Let me introduce myself. My name is Kelly Vaagsland Wainwright. I got this vision a couple years ago that was the merge of a “flash mob” meeting a quick live installation meeting photography. I’d been “playing with play”, & I wanted to & NEEDED to take…

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