Temporary & Permanent Public Artwork

Temporary Public Artwork

Vivid

We worked on 35+ structures at Vivid 2017 with some very talented and renowned artists.

Vivid Sydney 2017 - Birds of Lumos

Birds of Lumos

Where: The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Artist:
Amigo & Amigo
Collaborators: Pink Cactus, OnLED LED Lighting
Year: 2017

Vivid Sydney 2017 - Lux Populi

Lux Populi

Where: Martin Place – Sydney
Artist:
Stagekings
Collaborators: Motti+Smith
Year: 2017

Vivid Sydney 2017 - Sydneyland

Sydneyland

Where: The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Artist:
An Assorted Few
Collaborators: Intense Lighting, Just Tube Scaffolding
Year: 2017

Chinese New Year

Design, engineering and construction of 12+ zodiac structures.

Sydney Opera House Chinese New Year Rooster

Rooster

Where: The Sydney Opera House
Artist:
Amigo & Amigo
Collaborators: Gorilla Constructions
Year: 2017

Chinese New Year Ox

The Ox

Where: The Rocks – Sydney
Artist:
Tianli Zu
Collaborators: City of Sydney
Year: 2017

Chinese New Year Horse

The Horse

Where: The Rocks – Sydney
Artist:
Qian Jian Hua
Collaborators: City of Sydney
Year: 2017

Nomanslanding

Nomanslanding is a major public artwork by five international artists, Robyn Backen, Andre Dekker (+ Observatorium), Graham Eatough, Nigel Helyer and Jennifer Turpin.

Nomanslanding Darling Harbour

Nomanslanding Australia

Where: Darling Harbour – Sydney
Artist:
Robyn Backen, Andre Dekker, Graham Eatough, Nigel Helyer & Jennifer Turpin
Collaborators: Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority
Year: 2015

Nomanslanding Germany

Nomanslanding Germany

Where: Ruhrtriennale – Germany
Artist:
Robyn Backen, Andre Dekker, Graham Eatough, Nigel Helyer & Jennifer Turpin
Collaborators: Urbane Kunste Ruhr
Year: 2015

Nomanslanding Scotland

Nomanslanding Scotland

Where: Glasgow – Scotland
Artist:
Robyn Backen, Andre Dekker, Graham Eatough, Nigel Helyer & Jennifer Turpin
Collaborators: Glasgow Life / Merchant City Festival
Year: 2017

Janet Echelman

Janet Echelman is an artist who defies categorisation. She creates experiential sculptures at the scale of buildings that transform with wind and light.

Janet Echleman tSunami Townhall Sydney

1.26 tsunami

Where: Townhall – Sydney
Artist:
Janet Echelman
Client: City of Sydney & Art & About Festival
Year: 2011

Janet Echleman tSunami Townhall Sydney

1.26 tsunami

Where: Townhall – Sydney
Artist:
Janet Echelman
Client: City of Sydney & Art & About Festival
Year: 2011

Janet Echleman tSunami Townhall Sydney

1.26 tsunami

Where: Townhall – Sydney
Artist:
Janet Echelman
Client: City of Sydney & Art & About Festival
Year: 2011

Cave Urban

Cave Urban are an international collective formed in 2010 to investigate vernacular lightweight structures and their relevance to contemporary design.

Cave Urban Woven Sky

Woven Sky

Where: Woodford – Queensland
Artist:
Wang Wen-Chih
Client: Woodford Folk Festival
Year: 2014 – 2015

Cave Urban Save Our Souls

Save our Souls

Where: Marks Park – Sydney
Artist: 
Cave Urban
Client: Sculptures by the Sea
Year: 2014

Save Our Souls Near Kin Kin

Near Kin Kin

Where: Customs House Square – Sydney
Artist:
Cave Urban
Client: City of Sydney
Year: 2015

Permanent Public Artwork

Illawarra Placed Landscape

This series of crooked palm trees, massive boulders and the centre piece – a large palm tree fixed to the top of a 10m high pole, is part of Wollongong Council’s public artwork project.

Halo Maintenance

Palm Tree on 10m High Pole

Where: Crown Street, Wollongong
Artist:
Mike Hewson
Client: Mike Hewson
Year: 2017

Halo Kinetic Structure

Palm Tree Seat

Where: Crown Street, Wollongong
Artist:
Mike Hewson
Client: Mike Hewson
Year: 2017

Halo at Night

Palm Tree on 10m High Pole

Where: Crown Street, Wollongong
Artist:
Mike Hewson
Client: Mike Hewson
Year: 2017

Halo

Halo is a wind-powered kinetic sculpture in Central Park Sydney. It consists of a 12-metre diameter tapered yellow ring held by a 6 metre long silver cantilevered arm pivoting off-centre atop a 13 metre high angled silver mast.

Halo Maintenance

Halo Maintenance

Where: Central Park – Sydney
Artist: 
Jennifer Turpin & Michaelie Crawford
Client: Frasers Property & Sekisui House
Year: 2010

Halo Kinetic Structure

Halo

Where: Central Park – Sydney
Artist: 
Jennifer Turpin & Michaelie Crawford
Client: Frasers Property & Sekisui House
Year: 2010

Halo at Night

Halo at Night

Where: Central Park – Sydney
Artist: 
Jennifer Turpin & Michaelie Crawford
Client: Frasers Property & Sekisui House
Year: 2010

Caroline Rothwell

Caroline creates a fictional world, a geographical non place, populated by strange hybrid plants, animals and people, imagined but logical consequence of real world actions.

Caroline Rothwell's The Composer at MCA Sydney

Composer

Where: Museum of Contemporary Art – Sydney
Artist:
Caroline Rothwell
Client: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia
Year: 2016

Caroline Rothwell's Cartwheeling Youngsters

Cartwheeling Youngsters

Where: Rhodes Foreshore – New South Wales
Artist:
Caroline Rothwell
Client: Canada Bay Council
Year: 2015

Caroline Rothwell's Cartwheeling Youngsters

Cartwheeling Youngsters

Where: Rhodes Foreshore – New South Wales
Artist:
Caroline Rothwell
Client: Canada Bay Council
Year: 2015

Jade Oakley

Jade creates work of an intimate scale in delicate materials such as paper and silk, the kinetic beauty of her work is imminently suited to large scale public applications.

Jade Oakley's Wintergarden Structure

Wintergarden

Where: Wintergarden, 1 O’Connell Street – Sydney
Artist:
Jade Oakley
Client: Lend Lease
Year: 2016

Jade Oakley's Wintergarden Structure

Wintergarden

Where: Wintergarden, 1 O’Connell Street – Sydney
Artist:
Jade Oakley
Client: Lend Lease
Year: 2016

Jade Oakley's Wintergarden Structure

Wintergarden

Where: Wintergarden, 1 O’Connell Street – Sydney
Artist:
Jade Oakley
Client: Lend Lease
Year: 2016

Daniel Boyd

Daniel Boyd reinterprets Eurocentric perspectives of Australian history, often appropriating images that have played significant roles in the formation and dissemination of that history.

Daniel Boyd Macquarie Bank Dots

Macquarie Bank Commission

Where: Macquarie Bank – Martin Place, Sydney
Artist: Daniel Boyd
Client: Macquarie Group
Year: 2014

Daniel Boyd Macquarie Bank Dots

Macquarie Bank Commission

Where: Macquarie Bank – Martin Place, Sydney
Artist: Daniel Boyd
Client: Macquarie Group
Year: 2014

Daniel Boyd Macquarie Bank Dots

Macquarie Bank Commission

Where: Macquarie Bank – Martin Place, Sydney
Artist: Daniel Boyd
Client: Macquarie Group
Year: 2014

Lucas Grogan

Australian artist Lucas Grogan draws on aboriginal Australian crafts as inspiration in his artworks.

Lucas Grogan Waterfalls Beads Installation

Waterfall Beads

Where: 180 Thomas Street Haymarket, Sydney
Artist: Lucas Grogan
Client: TransGrid
Year: 2014

Lucas Grogan Waterfalls Beads Installation

Waterfall Install

Where: 180 Thomas Street Haymarket, Sydney
Artist: Lucas Grogan
Client: TransGrid
Year: 2014

Lucas Grogan Waterfalls Beads Installed

Waterfall Finished

Where: 180 Thomas Street Haymarket, Sydney
Artist: Lucas Grogan
Client: TransGrid
Year: 2014