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Longitude small Artist - Matthew Harding
Title - Longitude
Medium - Australian Granite
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2012

Longitude
Longitude is a figurative artwork in keeping with the established themes and uses of Veterans Park. The artist takes up the concept of emotional separation that service personnel and their families experience during periods of active duty, a theme suggested during the community consultation.

Poet's Corner Artist - Cathy Weiszmann
Title - Poet's Corner
Medium - Bronze and Granite
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2012

Poet's Corner
Poet's Corner is a collection of three bronze busts by Cathy Weiszmann of Canberra focussed Australian poets Judith Wright, A.D. Hope and David Campbell.

The Other Side of Midnight Artist - Anne Ross
Title - The Other Side of Midnight
Medium - Bronze, stainless steel
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2012

The Other Side of Midnight
This whimsical artwork consists of a painted doll with a decorated carousel dog on either side, linking closely with the much loved Civic carousel.

dream lens for the future Artist - Keizo Ushio
Title - Dream Lens for the Future
Medium - Japanese Granite
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2012

Dream Lens for the Future
Oushi Zokei, Dream Lens for the Future, by Keizo Ushio is a circular granite form carved from one piece of stone. The work is positioned creating a view of City Hill looking through the centre.

Menzies small Artist - Peter Corlett
Title - Sir Robert Menzies
Medium - Bronze
Location - Civic
Funded By - ACT Government
Commissioned - 2012

Sir Robert Menzies
The ACT Government commissioned Sir Robert Menzies and another artwork by Peter Corlett to celebrate and acknowledge former Prime Ministers that significantly supported the development of Canberra.

Two to Tango Artist - Michael Le Grand
Title - Two to Tango
Medium - Painted Steel
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2011

Two to Tango
Two to Tango is two curvy linear metal forms that can be viewed as subtly referring to couples or plant shoots reflecting the growth and rise of the city centre and its changing demographic. The blue colour of the forms echo the blue skies of Canberra.

bush pack (nil tenure) Artist - Amanda Stuart
Title - bush pack (nil tenure)
Medium - Bronze
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2011

bush pack (nil tenure)
A series of seven life-size dogs in City Walk running the three groups towards the Civic Carousel. The dogs symbolise the intersection and tensions between the wild and domestic, the rural and the urban space and animals and humans.

Here and Now Artist - Anna Eggert
Title - Here and Now
Medium - Stainless steel mesh
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2011

Here and Now
Comprising eight figures made of an architectural steel mesh, installed in a group of three and a group of five. Dynamic moire patterns are created through the layering of mesh and light.

A Short Walk 100 Artist - Matthew Calvert
Title - A Short Walk
Medium - Steel, highly polished concrete aggreage mixture hand seeded with textured and coloured broken tail light reflectors
Location - South Canberra
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2011

A Short Walk
A landmark for the main turn into the Weston Creek Centre, A Short Walk consists of figure silhouettes of a big sister, little brother and little sister that derive from the pedestrian crossing sign. The grouping suggests friendship, family and community, while the incorporation of broken tail light reflectors betrays the artist’s longstanding concern with car culture and road safety issues.

On the Road Again Artist - Anne Ross
Title - On the Road Again
Medium - Bronze
Location - Woden
Funded By - Territory and Municipal Services
Commissioned - 2011

On the Road Again
By Melbourne-based artist and dog-lover Anne Ross, On the Road Again is a surreal take on life in the suburbs. The figure and canine companion are depicted driving up to the shops, only the car is missing.


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