Life boat/Thuyen Cuu Roi

Life Boat 550

 

Artist

Nerine Martini

Medium

Wood, steel, lead, lacquer

District

Civic

Acquired

2006

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Life Boat/Thuyen Cuu Roi is constructed from an old wooden boat which came from Hoi An in Vietnam. The arms/oars are carved from recycled timber and coated with lacquer using traditional Vietnamese techniques. In the artist's words "Life Boat/Thuyen Cuu Roi seeks to embody ocean journeys of courage and compassion".

Acquired from Sculpture by the Sea.

Nerine Martini
Life boat/Thuyen Cuu Roi, 2006
Wood, steel, lead, lacquer
Civic Library, Civic 

Photo: Ben Wrigley - photohub