this is a social construct project: it invites other artists and those who support more spontaneous activity in our daily routines to come together this friday night to do a guerilla installation. we installed these swings under the holton bridge, in the media garden on the east side of the marsupial which connects many a neighborhood. these swings add purpose to our urban infrastructure and a playful interruption to those passing by. it is our hope that the installation will serve as not only an element of recreation, but as a point of reconsideration for these leftover spaces in our city.
More info at the website

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Comment by Jason on September 10, 2012 at 7:48am


Comment by keith hayes on September 10, 2012 at 11:32am

wow, willie, this is absolutely incredible.  

Comment by Jacob M Bruni on September 10, 2012 at 2:39pm

wow. that looks awesome

Comment by keith hayes on September 10, 2012 at 7:00pm

thanks to sarah at the bayview home depot for providing these ropes, and pete at the port washington home depot for a big donation of cull lumber which we tapped once again for the large platform swing!  so true to their slogan you can do it, we can help.  so many thanks.  people love it!

Comment by Rob Zdanowski on September 14, 2012 at 5:21pm

Willie and beintweeners: I posted the pop up park video Willie made to the department of urban betterments Facebook group : they are a group dedicated to spreading ideas of urban art etc and someone replies with this video from Montreal. those are some sweet swings!!
Comment by keith hayes on November 7, 2012 at 10:59pm

wow.....i just finally saw the 21 swings link.  thats amazing.


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