The angles of the Swell Festival…

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The  Swell Festival is here again. This is the 13th year it has created  an open air, free, art and sculpture installation for 10 days on the glorious Currumbin Beach.

It is quirky, it is fun and it is set against a backdrop of sea, sand and sun

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There are 56 installations this year from Australia and all over the world.

This is called “Googlemon”, Scott Maxwell, the creator, asks you to “weave around the space, head south, find the “sweet spot” and it will all come together”

 I wandered around it looking from all angles. And I thought of Ailsa’s travel theme.

Suddenly, there it was…

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In your face… If you have a spare $18,000 you can put this in your garden.

I will come back later and show you more of these amazing sculptures.

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24 thoughts on “The angles of the Swell Festival…

  1. I just love sculptures and this one is great! 😀


  2. Very cleverly constructed 🙂 xxx And Fun


  3. Pingback: Swell Festival, sculpture beside the sea. | gypsy life

  4. Oh that’s very clever and a lovely take on the challenge 🙂


  5. Goodness its clever, I look forward to more sculpture, I love it!


  6. Looks like a fun event and I look forward to seeing more. You did find the perfect angle. But… $18,000!! Ouch! 🙂


  7. Just spent my last $18,000 for art. Darn. 🙂



  8. Lots of fun!


  9. What a beauty – and I love your determination to find the sweet spot!

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  10. what a gorgeous event in such a gorgeous place.


  11. Oh, funny! Perfect take on the theme.


  12. hehe … so cool … that is indeed some interesting angles


  13. Love it. Quirky and clever, even though you know what it’s going to do.


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