Ark in the Ark and Beyond

Ark in the Ark and Beyond

 

Artist

Wataru Hamasaka

Medium

White granite

District

Belconnen

Acquired

2009

artsACT Chief Minister's Sculpture Acquisition Round 2

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Two arks have been carved out of a single piece of white granite and the addition of water creates this beautiful floating ark within an ark. The artist's inspiration originates from the Iwafune Shrine in Osaka - a massive, boat-shaped, traditional Shinto rock shrine.

Wataru Hamasaka
Ark in the Ark and Beyond, 2009
White granite
Belconnen Arts Centre

Photo: Ben Wrigley - photohub