Westmead Redevelopment Project Artworks

New Artworks for Westmead Hospital Redevelopment

The River

Work by Danie Mellor
Infrared photography Parramatta River, manipulated images fabricated in Laminex Fusion
Location Main Entry
Size 60 meters

Concept for the front entry wall

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Gumadagu Gurang

Place of the Ancestors

Main entry, soffit under the Innovation Center

Gumadagu Gurang is a project that celebrates place and the Aboriginal knowledge of the night sky

Artwork by a group of Darug Elders and artists Aunty Edna Watson, Leanne Watson, Leanne Tobin, Rhiannon Wright, Shay Tobin, working in collaboration with Astrophysicist Ray Norris, to reflect the Aboriginal knowledge of the night sky

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The art work ready for creating the final fabricated work

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Memory Vessels

Concrete

Heidi Axelsen, Hugo Moline, Jamie Eastwood and Dean Kelly

The starting point for Memory Vessel is the Nawi, the predominant form of watercraft transport throughout the harbour, rivers and creeks used by the people of Greater Sydney. For this project a set of Nawi were made again in the same way they always have been, using bark of the gum tree, the same tree whose leaves are used in the ceremonial smoking pit nearby.

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Jamie Eastwood giving an explanation of the meaning of the canoe materials

Mudinga

Nicole Monks

Metal and Wood

Mudinga, captures the moment a spear hits the water creating the sense you're in the water as the spear bursts through the surface, generating a ripple effect and sending fish scurryin.

Level 1 Cultural Gathering Place Garden

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WESTMEAD REDEVELOPMENT PHOTOCOMPETITION 2019

View the images selected for exhibition and for final judging of the winner of the competition here The selected works are to be installed in the new Westmead Hospital Building in 2020

Sunday, 27. September 2020 11:00:26 AM

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