SWELL SMALLS GALLERY AT CURRUMBIN BEACH The 2022 SWELL Smalls Gallery is debuting in a pop up style at Currumbin Beach and will exhibit over 50 smaller sculptures throughout the festival. Visit the pop up SWELL Smalls Gallery and enhance your art collection by taking home an original work of art. Vote for your favourite
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northerlySWELL 2022 FUCHSIA DEPLOYMENT A book unfolds its pages like a bird to convey the ideas of its creator. When we open a book we get on this flight that the writer’s imagination invites us. There are thousands of books in the Helensvale Library. What would happen if all its sheets were unfolded at the
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Living Sculptures: how the birds got their colours at SWELL Sculpture Festival Living Sculptures: How the birds got their colours, is a stunning and dynamic, Indigenous-led, site-specific contemporary performance piece fusing traditional First Nations dance and storytelling, contemporary circus, and sculpture, performed on the beach alongside the static sculptures of SWELL Sculpture Festival 2022. World-class
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WOKE ADVICE WITH MYSTIC MOIRA & PONCHO ORANGE Two of the Gold Coasts’ favourite character comedians Mystic Moira and Poncho Orange present SWELL Sculpture Festival’s first ever comedy night. Moira and Poncho are self-proclaimed experts at giving irrational but hilarious solutions to your problems. So join them for a night of weird yet wonderful counselling
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FULL MOON SUNRISE MEDITATION Full Moon Sunrise Guided Meditation & Mindfulness with Cat Valentine Join Cat Valentine as she takes you through a guided meditation on a morning where the full moon sets as the sun rises. Starting with an Acknowledgment to Country, you will then be guided through to a deep connection with self,
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FRINGE FEAST – LONG TABLE DINNER We invite you to the first ever Fringe Feast, where we celebrate the beauty of music, art, storytelling and good food. Join us for a long table family style dinner where local artists have created one-off beautiful tableware, for you to take home. A carefully curated dinner celebrating our
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ART & ARCHITECTURE IN CONVERSATION A Dialogue Between Art & Architecture is a conversation between architects and artists that explores the common ground between public art, sculpture and architecture. Panellists and moderator to be announced… When | Sunday 11th September Time | 9.00am – 11.00am (9.00am arrival for 9.30am start) Where | Fringe Pavilion, Wallace Nicoll Park, Currumbin
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SLIP’S & THE F.W.’S LIVE AT SWELL Join Slips and the F.W.’s live for an evening of Early Blues, New Orleans Jazz, Ragtime and Original tunes as they take you back in time delving into the wonderful music of the 1900’s to 1930’s. When | Sunday 11th September Time | 5.30pm – 8.00pm (5.30pm arrival for a
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Sea Changes: Finding new fish in the warming waters of South East Queensland Public Lecture hosted by Climate Action Beacon, Griffith University.    Presentation by world leading Marine Ecologist, Professor Gretta Pecl (University of Tasmania), will focus on our marine environment and climate changed futures, followed by an in conversation with local experts and community leaders. This event explores coastal
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EKPHRASTIC POETRY WITH SOMERSET STORYFEST Ekphrastic Poetry performance is yet again another step in connecting the arts through the power of words and storytelling! Join us as Somerset College wordsmiths express their connection with the sculptures through poetry.   Experience a group of wordsmiths performing a vivid, dramatic and verbal (real or imagined) description of
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