Unfurling Seat

Unfurling Seat

Location: Pacific Paradise, Sunshine Coast QueenslandMaterials: Recycled Australian Hardwood Timber, Weathering steelCompleted: 2018 In coastal forests, trees grow strong in the sand and are buffeted by coastal gales. Their strength and resilience can be attributed to a messy complexity found underground. This generously…

Unfurling

Unfurling

Artists: Russell Anderson + Rebecca Ward Location: Pacific Paradise, Sunshine Coast Queensland Materials: Australian Weathering Steel, Stainless steel, RGBW pixel lights Completed: 2018 The coil of a snake, the curl of a fern frond, a sundew flower about to unwind its honey trap: one…

Canungra

Canungra

Artists: Russell Anderson + Rebecca Ward Location: Canungra, QueenslandMaterials: Weathering steel, stainless steel, concreteCompleted: 2017 The spectacular topography of the scenic-rim into which is nestled the town of Canungra is the subject of this prominent gateway marker. The contoured weathering steel resembles a…

I Did It!

I Did It!

Client: Stockland and Sunshine Coast Council Location: Birtinya, Sunshine Coast Materials: Australian Weathering Steel Completed: 2017 ‘Play energises and enlivens us. It eases our burdens, renews our natural sense of optimism and opens us up to new possibilities.’* iDIDIT! is a monumental sculpture that…

Maryborough Match Making Machine

Maryborough Match Making Machine

Client: Fraser Coast Regional Council Location: Maryborough, Queensland Materials: Stainless steel, bronze, copper, electro-mechanical components Completed: 2016 “One of the advantages for Maryborough men, when ships arrived, was the influx of young unmarried women.  It was not long before the colonial bachelors of Maryborough…

Sandcastle Competition

Client: Camille Serisier and Brisbane City Council Location: Wynnum, Brisbane, Queensland Features: Microwave sensor driven rgbw led lighting Materials: Powder-coated stainless steel rusted steel and concrete Completed: 2015 Artplusdesign project managed and manufactured this commission by Camille Serisier for Brisbane City Council. Taking the form…

Lighter-than-Air Concrete

Lighter-than-Air Concrete

Client: Brisbane City Council Location: Rocks Riverside Park, Seventeen Mile Rocks, Brisbane Materials: Stainless steel, concrete, chain, spun aluminium Completed: 2016 In 1933 Queensland Cement and Lime Company caused a sensation at the Chicago World’s Fair with their demonstration of “Lighter than Air” concrete.…

Apparatus for Transtemporal Occurrence of Impending Space

Apparatus for Transtemporal Occurrence of Impending Space

Client: Melbourne City Council Location: Middle Promenade, North Wharf, Docklands Features: Human powered electricity generator driving multiple LED/fibreoptic lights, cast sterling silver automata (internal) Materials: Stainless steel, bronze, copper, electro-mechanical components Completed: 2014 Another work in my ‘imagined histories’ series the Apparatus for Transtemporal Occurrence…

The Ponds Seating

The Ponds Seating

Client: Landcom Location: The Ponds, Blacktown, Sydney NSW Completed: 2012 Features: Fabricated by prisoners at Parklea Correctional Centre Materials: Mild steel, stainless steel, custom-made ceramic tiles: The project involved the design and fabrication of functional art seating by prisoners at…

Noosa Wallum Seats

Noosa Wallum Seats

Client: Sunshine Coast Regional Council Location: Noosa Features: Local flora Materials: Custom cast aluminium, CNC cut Australian recycled hardwood timber Completed: 2013 The custom cast aluminium legs of the seats feature a relief created from a photograph of reed round in local wallum swamp. The…

Noosa Town Clock

Noosa Town Clock

Client: Sunshine Coast Regional Council Location: Noosa Junction Features: Automatically updating via GPS, rear sphere opens on the hour to reveal mythical wallum creature Materials: Swiss clock movement, GPS, stainless steel, bronze, copper, electro-mechanical components, MEGAbay LED lighting Completed: 2013 The…

Remote Effluxion Cloning Apparatus II

Remote Effluxion Cloning Apparatus II

Materials: cast bronze, stainless steel, copper, brass, found vintage objects, LEDs, DC generators, super capacitors Completed: 2013 Like the Apparatus for Non-destructive Transmission of Biological Visualisation, but more portable, the Remote Effluxion Cloning Apparatus (RECA) locks onto a sea creature’s life force and copies it,…