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Project Details

Winds of Change comprises of four wind vanes; each one is a visual vignette of land
development over the past 150 years; cattle grazing, the railway, grand estates, and newer
industries such as viticulture. The images are set within the shape of an elm leaf, significant as
the English elm was one of the first trees planted by white settlers in the area.

The work was commissioned to celebrate the Sesquicentenary of Bowral and Moss Vale in the
Southern Highlands of NSW.

Location: Eridge Park, Burradoo, Southern Highlands, NSW
Date: 2013
Client: Wingecarribee Shire Council
Design: Jane Cavanough
Fabrication: Ross Engineering, Axolotl
Materials: Wind vanes are laser cut steel and coated in an Axolotl Copper Pearl finish.
Posts are tallowood
Photos:Michael Pugh

 

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