satellite projects

YEAR ROUND, SWELL WORKS WITH CLIENTS AND COLLABORATORS, COORDINATING AND HOSTING NEW AND EXCITING RECOGNISED NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS FOR STAND ALONE PUBLIC ART PROJECTS.

THE URCHINS AUSTRALIA

SURFERS Paradise has been inhabited by two radically upscaled hand crocheted sea urchins suspended in Appel Park as part of Festival 2018, the arts and culture program of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games running from Wednesday, April 4 to Sunday, April 15.

Embodying the spiny sea creatures of the deep, the giant artwork commission by City of Gold Coast is designed by internationally acclaimed artists Choi+Shine Architects and curated by SWELL.  CONTINUE READING >>>

THE POPPY ART PROJECT

Client  Currumbin RSL
Year 2015 + 2016

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, SWELL produced a sculptural installation on Elephant Rock, the home of a large annual dawn ANZAC ceremony.

 

 

 

SURFERS PARADISE ALLIANCE

Client  Surfers Paradise Alliance – Sand Safari  
Year 2016

Sand Safari, a Surfers Paradise Alliance signature event was at capacity. Surfers Paradise Alliance was investing in growing the event beyond the sand sculpture offering to include artworks inspired by sand and sea across different mediums.

 

WOODFORD FOLK FESTIVAL

Woodford Folk Festival is an event of international standing and is held annually over six days and six nights from Dec 27th through to January 1st. 

Each year SWELL supports Woodford Folk Festival by curating and installing amazing sculptural artworks within the festival village. 
Woodford Festival is a place where artists inspire, community spirit engulfs and life memories are made. 

NORTHERLY SWELL

Collaboration Division 2 City of Gold Coast   
Year  2014, 2015 & 2016

To extend the footprint of SWELL Sculpture Festival and connect the northern end of the Gold Coast with the southern end, SWELL collaborated with Division 2 to deliver a public sculpture in an up-close environment at the Helensvale Library and Cultural Centre.