Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Grand Rapidian covers Swing Set Drum Kit

Thank you Mark Spohn for the fantastic artist profile on Dave Ford and the Swing Set Drum Kit in Calder Plaza! Click here to read the article. Below is a short excerpt. “Come on! Grab a Swing!” says the artist … Continue reading

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Drum circle in Calder Plaza

Stop by Calder Plaza today until 10 p.m. and play some music on the Swing Set Drum Kit! Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford The Swing Set Drum Kit is an interactive sonic sculpture encouraging kids to build rhythmic … Continue reading

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Video: MLive Interview by Todd Chance features Swing Set Drum Kit

  Go see Swing Set Drum Kit in Calder Plaza and swing and make music. Vote: 53024 CLICK to see: Swing the drum all day with an interactive ArtPrize piece from Dave Ford by Todd Chance  GRAND RAPIDS, MI — … Continue reading

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Swing Set Drum Kit isn’t just for kids!

  Check out how happy these swingers look on the Swing Set Drum Kit! Join them and stop by Calder Plaza this week for a swing! Swing Set Drum Kit by Dave Ford The Swing Set Drum Kit is an … Continue reading

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ArtPrize Swing Set Drum Kit in Calder Plaza is open for swinging!

The best thing about this photo is the pure joy and excitement on this swinger’s face as he realizes the momentum from his swinging is playing a drum kit! School groups are walking around downtown Grand Rapids today as part … Continue reading

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Top 25 Juried List: 10000 Hours La Grande Vitesse by Laura Isaac

Congratulations to fellow artist Laura Isaac! Her “10000 Hours La Grande Vitesse” piece made it into the Top 25 Juried List. Susan Szenasy, editor in chief of Metropolis magazine, picked Isaac’s piece and four others for Best Use of Urban … Continue reading

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Man with cigar swinging

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