This nomad piece of urban furniture allows the reactivation of different public spaces and enables inhabitants to re-appropriate fragments of their city. The swing installation came to an end in March when both the swing and the bar holding it up were removed and a fence installed to block the entrance to the space where the swing was installed. The swings are made of red painted wood and hung using retired rock climbing rope. Likes astellarsoul liked this. And for several months in , they installed sixty-five swings made of found material - a milk crate, a bench plank from McDonalds - around Stockholm.
Laurel. Age: 20.
They wrote how their days were made better and how the emotions that emerged from stumbling across and using a random swing permeated their afternoon and infected those they came into contact with.
Emmalynn. Age: 20.
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The joy felt and the urge to spread it was contagious. Banner photo by Thomas Bullock. Public Furniture Interventions : Dutch designer Thor ter Kulve transforms everyday city fixtures and imbues them with childlike zest - turning a fire hydrant into a fountain, and a boring light pole into a swing.