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Full Circle!

On Tuesday, October 25, a very unique swing set will be unveiled at the corner of Auburn and Hoyt on the city’s West Side. The swing set is being assembled in a circle, which promotes social engagement. Individuals and groups will be encouraged to swing next to, and across from one another. The exercise intends to bring a diverse community together, to laugh, and talk to one another while enjoying one of the simplest pastimes on the planet – swinging!

The swing set is called Full Circle for obvious reasons. It is located near a high school with 70 countries represented and 44 languages spoken. This is a brilliant neighborhood exercise that will surely draw people of all age ranges from other neighborhoods. 

Full Circle is considered part playground equipment and part sculpture. The unveiling will second as a celebration of this vibrant West Side community that continues to press forward. The event will include a DJ, Zumba, Taste of Puerto Rico food truck, and garden viewing. Bring the family, and try out this ingenious swing set. You never know… you might end up meeting a new neighbor along the way. 

An Interactive Public Artwork by Coryn Kempster and Julia Jamrozik 

Commissioned by C.S.1 Curatorial Projects and CEPA Gallery for CEPA’s West Side Lots Project

Full Circle!

New date due to inclement weather forecast – TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 from 5-7pm

Auburn & Hoyt

Remarks start at 5:30pm

Across from International School #45

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