What should I spy this morning but new art just off Marcus Clarke Street?
With an empty plaque it’s a bit tricky but I think I’ve got this.
Rising up from the bedrock of Australia a gleaming modern edifice holds up a mass of humanity.
Standing atop this mass is a privileged elite making offerings to the empty [...]
Chief Minister Gallagher has let it be known that a new sculpture has been installed on Latin American Plaza:
ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher and Her Excellency Mrs Beatriz Lopez Gargallo, Ambassador of Mexico, this evening unveiled a sculpture donated to Canberra by Mission Foods, with the support of the Mexican Government.
Installed at the [...]
I have been walking past this rocket shaped thing at the ANU recently. I just assumed it was another piece of public art.
One day I had a closer look and realised it is one of the Phoenix capsules from the 2010 Copiapó mining accident. The capsules were used to rescue the 33 Chilean Miners who [...]
As seen in Latin America Plaza (Just near the Unilodge).
One can’t help feeling this is deeply ironic, and yet be unsure if it’s intentionally so.
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Brian has sent in this picture of the sculpture adorning Latin America Plaza in Civic West.
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