Gelatin

 Gelatin, The B-Thing , 2000 World Trade Center I. Photo: © Gelitin 

Gelatin, The B-Thing, 2000 World Trade Center I; All images: © Gelitin 

There’s so much mystery surrounding Austrian collective Gelatin’s The B-Thing that some believe it never really took place. This barely plausible architectural intervention on the ninety-first floor of the World Trade Center in 2000 was shown – once and once only – to a lucky handful of invited guests. Among them was artist Maria Hassabi, who witnessed the events on a Sunday morning in Lower Manhattan. By Maria Hassabi