Hurlyburly is a new large-scale art installation created by artist Orly Genger. It is situated along the Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail next to the Waller Creek Boathouse, where Waller Creek flows into Lady Bird Lake. The piece is presented by the Waller Creek Conservancy in collaboration with The Contemporary Austin and will remain on display until February 2017.


Hurlyburly is made of recycled lobster rope, woven together and dyed different shades of blue. The woven layers are spread out across the field and draped over mounds. Everything—including the mounds—can be walked and climbed on, although visitors are warned: “Interact with the sculpture at your own risk.”


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