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Kinetic Monument
Kinetic Monument
Kinetic Monument
Kinetic Monument
Kinetic Monument
Kinetic Monument

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An upright motorised pole with five curved rotating arms set at different angles. A system of calculated curves contrasts with the concrete verticals and horizontals of the building. It was intended to be a monument to Swansea’s city status. It was designed so that the arms would rotate very slightly once in 24 hours. A newspaper report from 1989 states that the motor had been switched off as the sculpture was not designed to cope with heavy Swansea rain which filled the underground motor.
Title

Kinetic Monument

Date

1977

Accession number

SA1_DO_S240

Work type

Sculpture

Work status

extant

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at all times

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Located at

Oystermouth Road, Swansea

SA1 3ST

Located outside the main entrance to the leisure centre, south side of the building opposite the Maritime Museum.