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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.

Dreaming 100 Artist - Milan Vojsk
Title - Dreaming
Medium - Cast bronze figure on natural rock in rectangular pool
Location - Civic
Funded By - Reserve Bank of Australia
Acquired - 1973

This work was presented to the people of Canberra by the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Droplet small Artist - Stuart Green
Title - Droplet
Medium - Electro-polished 316 grade stainless steel
Location - Woden
Funded By - artsACT
Commissioned - 2012

Droplet is a familiar geometric shape, classical in its simplicity, which references a drop of water.

Ebb and Flow Artist - Matthew Harding
Title - Ebb and Flow
Medium - Stainless Steel
Location - Civic
Funded By - Territory and Municipal Services
Commissioned - 2010

Ebb and Flow
The tall mirrored forms of Ebb and Flow draw in and reflect back the movement and colour of one of Canberra's busiest urban streets. The sculpture appears to be made of liquid and light. It floats stationary, offering a moment of reflection amidst the busy stream of the day.

Egle Queen of Serpents Artist - Ieva Pocius
Title - Egle Queen of Serpents
Medium - Bronze
Location - Civic
Funded By - Bicentennial Gift from the Lithuanian Community in Australia
Acquired - 1988

Egle Queen of Serpents
This work refers to a Lithuanian folk tale about Egle, a woman who married the king of sea serpents.

Eternity Artist - John Robinson
Title - Eternity
Medium - Polished bronze ring and black painted steel
Location - Civic
Funded By - Donation
Acquired - 1981

This sculpture is said to symbolize the sculptor’s faith in the future of mankind. It was cast in Italy and donated to the people of Canberra by an anonymous donor in 1981.

Ethos Artist - Tom Bass
Title - Ethos
Medium - Copper
Location - Civic
Funded By - National Capital Development Commission and the Canberra Chamber of Commerce
Commissioned - 1961

Ethos was the first work of art commissioned by the National Capital Development Commission (NCDC) for a public place in Canberra and was co-sponsored by the Canberra Chamber of Commerce. The work is listed on the ACT Heritage Objects Register.

Father_and_Son 100 Artist - John Dowie
Title - Father and Son
Medium - Bronze figures in fountain with marble and tile basin
Location - Civic
Funded By - The Hon. Alex Downer
Acquired - 1986

Father and Son
This artwork was presented to the people of Canberra by the Hon. Alex Downer in memory of his father Sir John Downer. Originally installed in 1964, it was restored and relocated in Garema Place with a new marble base in 1986.

Fenix 2 100 Artist - N/A
Title - Fenix 2
Medium - Stainless steel
Location - Civic
Funded By - Gifted from the people and Government of Chile
Acquired - 2011

Fenix 2
Fenix 2 is a replica of the capsule that rescued 33 trapped miners from the San Jose mine in the Atacama Desert, Chile in October 2010.

Fireline Artist - Nola Farman
Title - Fireline
Medium - Fibre-optic and glass tiles
Location - Civic
Funded By -
Commissioned - 1997

At night Fireline’s flickering flames travel from its starting point at the front of Civic Square. Civic Square was built on grasslands which the traditional owners managed by fire. This work acknowledges the relationship of the Ngunnawal people to the region.

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