Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Chippendale, Central Park, Halo (Theme Day: Movement)

Central Park is an urban redevelopment of the former Kent Street Brewery located on the corner of Broadway and Abercrombie Street, in the inner city suburb of Chippendale. "Halo" is a wind activated kinetic sculpture in the middle of the park, created by Jennifer Turpin and Michaelie Crawford. located in the middle of the park. The giant yellow ring measuring 12 metres in diameter is attached to a 6 metre long silver arm, which pivots off-centre atop a 13 metre high tilted silver pole.

20 comments:

  1. Gorgeous - love kinetic sculptures. This one wins by simplicity!

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  2. Beautiful and that is huge too. Awesome sculpture.

    Thank you for joining Water World Wednesday
    Kim,USA

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  3. I guess it's all about what you appreciate. Really? A town named Chippendale?

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    1. Yes, Chippendale is a suburb in Sydney, named after William Chippendale who was granted an estate here in 1819.

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  4. You sure know where all the sights are in your area. Excellent job on the photograph.
    JM, Illinois-U.S.A.

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  5. A grand idea for active public art. Stunning light in this scene.

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  6. Une belle découverte... Merci pour ce joli partage.

    ❁ Gros bisous ❁

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    1. Oakland Daily Photo, I've added a link to a website on the creators' names which features a video.

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  8. I haven't see many, but I like the idea of a kinetic sculpture, and this one is really beautiful.

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  9. A local sculptor near me also creates kinetic sculptures and they are truly fun to watch.

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  10. This is very interesting. I'd love to see it in person.

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  11. Quite a sculpture, and I like the parkland around it.

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  12. Jim, I like the combination of engineering and art and imagine that the movement of this sculpture is captivating, drawing many crowds.

    Nice!

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  13. Interesting sculpture. You’ve made a great Theme Day post. I\'m glad you picked this to share with us.

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  14. Excellent link Jim, I'm guessing this could be quite hypnotic on a windy day :)

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