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Civic Memory Quilt 100 Artist - Urban Art Projects (Floor Design) and Mary Hutchinson (writer)
Title - Civic Memory Quilt
Medium - Aluminium cores, plaques and sandblasted paving
Location - Civic
Funded By - ACT Government
Commissioned - 2003

Civic Memory Quilt
The quilt-like image of this work references Canberra’s Aboriginal and European cultural and natural history. The design features the Molonglo River, the bogong moth, kangaroo grass and oral histories. It also includes reminiscences by Paul McDermott from the celebrated comedy troupe 'The Doug Anthony All Stars' who busked on the site in the late 1980s.

Commemoration 100 Artist - Malcolm Munro
Title - Commemoration
Medium - Painted steel
Location - Belconnen
Funded By -
Commissioned - 2000

Commemoration
This work is dedicated to the volunteers and torch bearers who contributed to the 2000 Olympic and Paralympic games in Canberra.

Crossing Artist - Wendy Mills
Title - Crossing
Medium - Stainless steel, paint and acrylic
Location - Civic
Funded By -
Commissioned - 2001

Crossing
The Coranderrk Street bridge forms a gateway from the Canberra Institute of Technology to the city. Crossing, which is located on the bridge pillars, symbolises the flow of energy generated by traffic, both pedestrian and vehicular. This artwork is best viewed at night.

Culture Fragment small Artist - David Jensz
Title - Culture Fragment
Medium - 100mm copper elbows and pipe, filled with cement grout
Location - Woden
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2012

Culture Fragment
By weaving the elements of his work together, David explores individual threads that collectively produce a “social fabric”. As a community we are all connected, our sense of separateness is only a question of degree.

Cumulus Aeronauticus Artist - Geoff Farquhar-Still
Title - Cumulus Aeronauticus
Medium - Stainless Steel
Location - Belconnen
Funded By - Territory and Municipal Services
Commissioned - 2012

Cumulus Aeronauticus
This artwork suggests movement of planes, people and celestial navigation.

Cushion Artist - Matthew Harding
Title - Cushion
Medium - Stainless steel, polished granite "wedge" plinth, steel inlayed poetry pages
Location - Civic
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2001

Cushion
People can often be seen lounging in this large stainless steel cushion which is one of the most popular artworks in the city centre. A poem by Marion Halligan lies on on scattered pages on the granite plinth below the cushion to form a tribute to Garema Place.

Dancers on a Lakefront Artist - Konstantin Dimopoulos
Title - Dancers on a Lakefront
Medium - Composite rods, steel
Location - Belconnen
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2010

Dancers on a Lakefront
Dancers on a Lakefront draws inspiration from the native reeds and rushes that stretch along the perimeter of Lake Ginninderra.

DeCollette Artist - Michael Le Grand
Title - Decollete
Medium - Three coated steel elements
Location - Tuggeranong
Funded By -
Commissioned - 1997

Decollete
This work was initially designed for the entryway to the Tuggeranong Arts Centre. It resembles a ships bow and wave reflecting the riverside location and nautical references in the design of the Arts Centre. The work was intended to pull the building’s flat façade into the street's pedestrian space. Following changes to the Arts Centre's entryway the artwork was moved to Manning Clarke Offices, Tuggeranong in 2000.

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'.

DNA Artist - Jonathon Leahey
Title - DNA
Medium - Corten steel, stainless steel
Location - South Canberra
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2009

DNA
The sculpture consists of 27 interconnected cubes. 26 are made from corten steel and one from mirrored stainless steel. The rusted elements blend together with the surrounding bushland setting while the single mirrored element reflects the presence of the viewer within the work. All 27 cubes combined would form a united cube with a ratio of 3:3.


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