Tuesday, 5 April 2011

A History Apparatus - Vessel, Craft and Beacon.

Designer: Chris Reynolds
Year: 1993
Steel and fibreglass sculpture on bitumen, concrete and bluestone foundation.

This sculpture was created as a part of the National Metal Industry Sculpture Project which was an innovative program that aimed to establish links between art and the greater community.

The work comprises of three main elements (the vessel, craft, beacon).  The main components of the sculpture is 24 metres in length. The components refer to concepts that anchor us down in life:

  • vessel - the past
  • craft - the present
  • beacon - the future