064. Chase.

Like Sisyphus, doomed to chase the wind - but never catch it.

Mechanical weather vane/sculpture - Kitsilano pool, Vancouver

[This is really titled 'Wind Swimmer' details here: http://www.23hq.com/mramshaw/photo/7000456 - my apologies]



6 comments so far...

b4light July 28, 2011, 07:35 PM
ingenious!
bcAnna July 29, 2011, 03:22 AM
I like it!
And apt comparison to Sisyphus
mramshaw July 29, 2011, 05:30 AM
Thank you both, I will look up the makers' details.

I feel like Sisyphus sometimes ... look up from time to time,
if you can't see the sky it means you're in a really deep rut!

mramshaw July 30, 2011, 08:58 PM
Thanks for the fav, Dan-Tuyet.
rsp March 25, 2012, 01:49 PM
Terrible technique... drops her elbows, kicks from the knee. No wonder she can never catch the wind. :-D
Just kidding, this is very clever. I took a zoom shot when I visited last summer and use it as wallpaper on my home computer.
mramshaw March 29, 2012, 09:54 PM
Thanks @rsp, I have to say you're right, her technique is awful.

I was always hopeful the artist would make her stroke correct,
still it's nice to look at on a sunny day at the pool (or even a wet
one, this is Vancouver after all).

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