Tag: public art

  • Two Islands

    Two Islands

    [slider id=”two_islands”] Two Islands, Franklin Square. [dropcap character=”T”]his public art project was developed with the aim of representing the tangible and intangible layers of history and meaning in Franklin Square. The project was commissioned by the City of Hobart and was inaugurated in November 2018 after a three year development and building programme that included…

  • LandFall

    LandFall

    LandFall is situated in the marina of Port Coogee, Western Australia and responds to the history of the wreck of the Omeo that lies close to the shore. The Omeo was built in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1858 as an iron steamship, but was later converted to sail.  She was lost in a storm on the Western…

  • A Dissimulation of Birds

    A Dissimulation of Birds

    Our capacity to communicate, and more so our ability to sing is directly related to our intimate evolutionary relationship with the acoustic genius of birds. Our species has internalised and evolved the trills and warbles of birdsong to form language and music. A Dissimulation of Birds pays homage to the virtuosity of our feathered friends…

  • BioPods_V2 The Nebuchadnezzar Suite

    BioPods_V2; The Nebuchadnezzar Suite is the second contribution from the Where Science Meets Art ARC project to the Bundanon Trust SiteWorks programme.  The thematic for Siteworks 2015 is Feral and the three Biomorphic sculptures can be considered as Biology turned feral as Sculpture or naturally Sculpure turned feral as Biology.   The works on the…

  • NomansLanding

    The NomansLanding project is created by five international artists; Robyn Backen (Australia) Andre Dekker (Netherlands) Graham Eatough (Scotland) Nigel Helyer (Australia) and Jennifer Turpin (Australia)  and jointly developed by Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, Glasgow Life and Urbane Künste Germany, Nomanslanding made its debut at Darling Harbour in April 2015, and later featured at the Ruhrtrienniale…

  • BioPod

    The BioPods project was developed for the Bundanon Trust annual Siteworks 2014 festival but is also the debut project of When Art meets Science a three year ARC (Australian Research Council) project conducted between the artist and cultural and environmental researchers at Macquarie University; with The Bundanon Trust and the Australia Council for the Arts…

  • Architecture for Bees; Bees for Architecture

    Architecture for Bees and Bees for Architecture is a three day workshop at the Kaisanemi Botanical Gardens, Helsinki, Finland offered by Australian artist Dr. Nigel Helyer as part of the ongoing Melliferopolis urban bee project. Architecture for Bees and Bees for Architecture is a project that considers the architectural capacities and potentials of colonial bees…

  • Bristle

    Bristle

       

  • Public Art concepts

    Whilst the Sonic Objects; Sonic Architecture site is full of large scale public art and environmental projects they are of course the tip of the iceberg.  Man proposes and God disposes as the saying goes; or in the realm of architectural and public art competitions the final call may not be 100% divine.  So here…

  • WYSSA – All my love darling

    WYSSA ~ All my love darling! WYSSA ~ All my love darling! is a work that combines vocal texts derived from the ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition) Telecommunications Code Books and combined with Bio_logging data collected from Southern Elephant Seals diving under the Ice shelves and on long Southern Ocean Transits. The ANARES WYSSA…