Like something out of Beast of the Southern Wild, Caledonia Dance Curry a.k.a SWOON, took bits and pieces of stuff found r724755_5788765along  American rivers and attached them to her Terry Gilliam style flotillas. What you have left are river-worthy empires that would make Fred Sanford shed a tear.

You hear that Elizabeth? This is the big one…I’m coming home baby!

Street artist Swoon’s ramshackle art boats are floating art pieces made from recycled objects found before and along the boat’s journeys down various United States rivers.  See more of the curious, working “sculptures” below: