The enormous red ball created by Kurt Perschke is quite the world traveler. The ball (accompanied by his artist/creator) has stopped off in New York, Abu Dhabi, Toronto, Scotsdale, Portland, and St. Louis, among other cities. Now it's in Paris.
On its urban visits, the ball is placed in a different space every day. The purpose, Perschke writes, is to encourage "new encounters within the everyday." As he explains the project on his website: