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The Meeting Place Artist - Silvio Gallelli
Title - The Meeting Place
Medium - Glass
Location - South Canberra
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2008

The Meeting Place
The Meeting Place is made up of seven layered glass figures installed on a glass wall.

Angel Wings Artist - Phil Price
Title - Angel Wings
Medium - Wind activated kinetic sculpture, heat cured epoxy glass, carbon
Location - Tuggeranong
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2008

Angel Wings
Angel Wings has been described by New Zealand sculptor, Phil Price as a celebration of being alive. “It brings together the enjoyment of being outside in the environment, movement and colour – all the simple things,” he says. The aerodynamic wings move in response to the wind. The 10 metre tall sculpture uses fully-sealed rolling bearing systems designed for longevity and environmental resilience.

Big Little Man 100 Artist - Dean Bowen
Title - The Big Little Man
Medium - Bronze
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Acquired - 2008

The Big Little Man
The Big Little Man is a whimsical sculpture that appears both larger and smaller than life at the same time.

Resilience Artist - Ante Dabro
Title - Resilience
Medium - Bronze
Location - Civic
Funded By - Consolidated Builders Ltd
On Loan - 2008

Resilience
Commissioned by Consolidated Builders Ltd, Resilience is on loan to the ACT Government. The location of this artwork is the result of a very successful collaboration between the ACT Government and the private developer, Consolidated Builders Ltd.

Dinornis maximus Artist - Phil Price
Title - Dinornis Maximus
Medium - Kinetic sculpture
Location - Woden
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2008

Dinornis Maximus
Dinornis maximus is a prominent 11 metre tall wind-activated kinetic sculpture. The artwork forms a striking gateway on the northern edge of Woden Town Centre. The sculpture uses fully-sealed rolling bearing systems designed for longevity and environmental resilience to create 'a wind powered ballet in the sky'. In describing his artworks New Zealand artist Phil Price says he seeks a 'combination of movement that provides a flow and a dance'.

Harmonies is a sculptural site marker that pays homage to Australia’s musical heritage by celebrating Dame Nellie Melba. Artist - Jennifer Jones and Phillip Nizette
Title - Harmonies
Medium - Stainless steel
Location - Belconnen
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2008

Harmonies
Harmonies is a sculptural site marker that pays homage to Australia’s musical heritage by celebrating Dame Nellie Melba.

Choice of Passage Artist - Phil Spelman
Title - Choice of Passage
Medium - Polyurethane painted fabricated steel
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Acquired - 2008

Choice of Passage
This sculpture uses abstract forms to create a sense of balance and poise. The columns create an archway, or passage, that could be a starting or finishing point. Choice of Passage is a part of a series of large-scale artworks created with public space and public interaction in mind.

red and blue Artist - Inge King
Title - Red and Blue
Medium - Polychrome steel
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Acquired - 2008

Red and Blue
This sculpture uses an abstract language of colour, form, volume and plane to create a sense of tension and quiet strength. The artist has made a significant contribution to the development of Australian modern sculpture and has been exhibiting for close to 60 years.

Rhizome Artist - Richard Goodwin
Title - Gungahlin Drive Extension Artworks
Medium - Various media
Location - North Canberra
Funded By - Territory and Municipal Services Directorate
Commissioned - 2007

Gungahlin Drive Extension Artworks
The objectives of the Gungahlin Drive Extension Public Art Program were to enhance the driving/riding experience and respond to the characteristics of the urban, natural and community environments.

Relic Artist - Rick Amor
Title - Relic
Medium - Bronze
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Acquired - 2007

Relic
Relic is a bronze sentinal, an ancient figure borne from distant memory, standing at a nexus of both time and place. Located at the edge of the city and watching over a seat of learning, the sculpture evokes both power and purpose. Relic was the winner of the prestigious McClelland Sculpture Prize in 2007.


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