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New art on Latin American Plaza

By 7 March, 2013

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 [...]

The Goddess of Water comes to Childers Street

By 21 November, 2012

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 [...]

Chilean miners’ capsule in Canberra

By 13 September, 2011

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 [...]

Well yes, but I think you’ve missed the point. Images of Canberra

By 23 May, 2011

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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Images of Canberra – Latin America Plaza

By 24 January, 2011

Brian has sent in this picture of the sculpture adorning Latin America Plaza in Civic West.
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