Every year, hordes of tourists and locals alike – numbering more than 500,000 – descend on one of Sydney’s most famous coastal stretches, the Bondi to Tamarama walk, to take in the sights of the annual Sculpture by the Sea. Celebrating its 23rd anniversary this year, the exhibition, which is open to the public until November 10, features selected works of artists from all over the world. And for 2019, the exhibition highlights artists from 19 countries, with a total of 111 sculptures that line the popular track. Among the attractions (towards Bondi Beach, a Statue of Liberty contorts in a hurricane-like shape and elsewhere, a pencil pierces the cliffside), Joel Adler’s Viewfinder, which plays on the traditional periscope, is impossible to miss, capturing passersby intrigued by both its sound and size. Weighing in at five and a half tonnes of galvanised steel and a concrete base to stabilise the structure as it clings to the cliffs at Marks Park, Viewfinder presents as an industrial object from afar but up close, reorients our proximity with the ocean below, courtesy of a mirror affixed to the structure that reflects the sea underneath. Projecting a perfec...