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Each year, the BBCS holds an anniversary gala to thank employers who hire people with disabilities. Like countless other events, these parties had been fairly generic; consisting of open bars, hors d’overs, seating and tables, all underneath the ubiquitous white party tent. To us, it was ironic that an event to honor the employment of disabled people did not ask for their help with the event itself. So as an alternative to the tent approach we proposed to work together with the disabled staff and create a canopy installation for the event – one that would make the night unique and memorable by showcasing what the disabled clients can contribute when asked to be involved. The canopy consisted of 4000 cardboard tubes suspended at varying heights throughout the event space. Spaced at 1 foot increments, the tubes were suspended at different heights off the floor thus creating different spaces for bars, seating, auction tables, and stage. The sheer scale of the installation and its sculptural quality transformed the large event space into an intimate and playful experience for guests.