In relation to your article ‘A rooted view? Petition calls for art removal’:
I believe the cars are interfering with the view and natural beauty of the beachfront, not the ‘Monumental Environmental Artwork’. This must be one of the few places in the world where a car park interferes with the best views and scenery.
The sculpture itself feels interfered with by it’s enclosure, a true stainless steel monument to the Australian obsession with fences!
‘Oh – a tree – how rare – don’t touch.’
It’s actually much more interesting now to climb over the precious interfering polished fence, and with further inspection get your head stuck in between the roots (Council’s fear of an interfering offender). Now that is interference with the sculpture and the public place, I suppose.
I always have a grin on my face when I pass the ‘Mini Me Harbour Bridge’ being constructed for the last six months or so on the way to Byron Bay, built for future cyclists commuting from Ewingsdale along the swamp to Byron to get their goodies, now from Aldi.
The bridge in the end interferes with our council’s budget and Aldi, as much as I love it, interferes with…
Whatever happened to Byron?