Swings: Los Angeles

Swings is public art project by Jeff Waldman. What started last year as a conversation about the simplistic pleasures of swings has launched into a multi-city experiment in unexpected joy and cerebral happiness.

Jeff installed swings in San Francisco, in the Marshall Islands, Panama and across Los Angeles, thanks to a grant from The Awesome Foundation.

It’s a universal message. An appeal to celebrate the passions of our youth, to give in to simplistic urges, but mostly, to remind people of the difference a smile can make in their day and the infectious effect that a smile has on those they encounter.

Visit swingsetting.org to be a part of ther next swings project.

(via curiosity counts)

6 Comments leave a comment below

  1. Paris needs this! There are very few swings there and the ones that are there they charge for. Seriously.

  2. Wow, love this, a great idea and what a great choice of music for the video too.

  3. Penguin Cafe Orchestra and swings are an excellent combination, I agree :)

  4. simple and great idea.

  5. The one on the roof does not look very safe.

  6. http://www.facebook.com/swingsholland

    Yes, the Netherlands are starting to swing : )