Join us at the 2021 SWELL Sculpture Festival!

We're popping up apart of the SWELL Fringe Festival, WesterlySWELL and our famous Beach Library Activation.

Pop Up Library Mudgeeraba
Bookmarked Podcast Live
Pop Up Library Currumbin Beach
Ekphrastic Poetry Evening

Pop Up Library Mudgeeraba

We're popping up at The Village Green, Mudgeeraba! Opening on the first weekend of SWELL, for little artists to pick up a free book to take home. This wonderful literary delight is an invitation for children to discover more stories whilst exploring SWELL.

Come along and play Bananas, a kid-friendly board game inspired by Scrabble

When | 4 to 5 September 2021
Where | The Village Green, Mudgeeraba
Time | Library open 9.00am to 4.00pm both days
Cost | FREE

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Bookmarked Podcast Live

Join us for a live episode of Bookmarked at Dust Temple. Caroline Graham dissects Art Therapy with special guests Anna Ward (art therapist), Bev Grant Lipscomb (clinician, Indigenous counsellor and consultant) and Shelly Kelly (researcher and a SWELL 2021 artist).

When | Monday 6 September
Time | 6.00pm to 8.00pm, doors open from 4.00pm
Where | Dust Temple (54 Currumbin Creek Rd, Currumbin Waters)
Cost | Adult $11 + bf (ticket includes a drink) Children $5.50 +bf

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Pop Up Library Currumbin Beach

Opening daily for little artists to pick up a free book to take home. This wonderful literary delight is an invitation for children to discover more stories whilst exploring SWELL.

When | 10 to 19 September 2021
Where | SWELL Kids Elements, Wallace Nicoll Park, Currumbin Beach, ask for more information at the SWELL Information Hubs
Time | Library open daily 9.00am to 4.00pm
Cost | FREE

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Ekphrastic Poetry Evening

Experience a group of Storyfest wordsmiths performing a vivid, dramatic and verbal (real or imagined) description of the exhibiting SWELL Smalls artworks. Wordsmiths will create, reimagine, reinterpret and blow you away with song, movement, prose, poetry and prose poetry, opening your eyes to new ways of looking at art and the world. So, join us, be reimagined and be recreated.

Later session to follow for the Ekphrastic Up Late Poetry Evening with Alternator Poetry from 8.00pm.

When | Tuesday 14 September
Time | 6.00pm to 7.30pm (Somerset Alumni)
Later session from 8.00 pm (EkphrasticUplate with Alternator Poetry- all poets welcome)
Where | Dust Temple (54 Currumbin Creek Rd, Currumbin Waters)
Cost | Adults $11 + bf (ticket includes a drink) Children $5.50 +bf (no drink included)

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