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Project Details

A grouping of hand forged jewel like stainless steel shapes inspired by the indigenous Coolamon; an east coast carrying vessel with curved sides, used by the Dharug, made from Casuarina trees that line the nearby creek adjacent to the location of the artworks.  The incised lines are detailed from Casuarina needles.

 

Date: 2012

Client: Landcom (Now Urban Growth)

Location: Bunyah, Sydney

Design: Concept idea by indigenous artist Edna Watson, Detail design by Jane Cavanough

Art Manager: Marla Guppy, Guppy and Associates

Materials: Hand forged stainless steel by Tomas Misura

Photos: Sharp Photographics and Jane Cavanough

 

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