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Giant reeds incorporating inflatable and solar power technology float gracefully on a lagoon. 

Catching the wind, the reeds  move - creating a kinetic dance with the breeze.

The works create dynamic, brightly coloured forms by day, and glowing ethereal floating lanterns by night.


Giant Sea Urchins, ethereal sound track 


Creative Leads: Matthew Aberline with 

Maurice Goldberg

Consulting Engineer: Beta Engineering 

Manufactured by: The Beautiful and Useful Studio

Gallery Collaborators: The communities of:

The Bathurst Regional Art Gallery

Albury City Public Art

Grafton Regional Art Gallery 

Maitland Art gallery with Mei Wel Disability Network


Sculpture by the Sea: Bondi / Cottlesloe


Originally commissioned by Darling Harbour and the NSW Forshore Dept, and shown on barges at Cockle Bay continuously for 4 weeks over the summer holidays.


Textiles made from recycled PET polyester. Manufactured using 100% renewable electricity (Solar). Powered onsite using 100% solar power. Internal bladders designed to be recovered and reused. All polyester waste re-recycled onshore by Sealy.

Proudly based on Gadigal Land, the beautiful City of Sydney
We use 100% Renewable Electricity 
A member of the National Association of Visual Artists 
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The Beautiful and Useful Studio  

Unit 2 / 414 Botany Rd, Beaconsfield NSW 2015

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