The Wind Wand

 
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This is the infamous Wind Wand, designed by kinetic artist Len Lye. It was New Plymouth's "Millennium Project" for the year 2000. The rate-paying residents had to fund a major part of its $300,000 cost, which irked at the time.......but I think most of us kinda like it now. Well, I do anyway. Apologies if it's a little out of focus but I just held the camera against the base, pointed up, clicked & hoped for the best! :o) Oh, and it's taller than it looks, check out the website (it's easy to find, just google windwand!).

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Guest - Jul 08, 2007 01:30 AM EDT
interesting and unique, must check it on google as had never heard of it. It's fun seeing things from other countries.
Guest - Jul 04, 2007 03:18 AM EDT
Hellie1 fantastic capture. I like you thought it was a waste of money. Now I like haveing it and enjoy watching it when I go to New Plymouth. I am glad to it did not get damaged in the tornado that hit New Plymouth today.

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