Judy Watson

Judy Watson

#fire and water

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA

Reconciliation Place is located along the central axis stretching between Mount Ainslie and Australia’s New Parliament House. The Australian government commissioned works from three leading Aboriginal artists to be installed in Reconciliation Place. Each installation incorporates elements of Indigenous heritage, folklore and hope.

Judy Watson’s fire and water creates an evocative experience that saturates the senses and establishes a strong sense of place. Watson uses a series of sculptural elements, ephemeral water devices, floor inlays, plantings and striking ‘bower’ like screens to initiate the journey into Reconciliation Place.

Image credits: Emma Reilly, Roger D'Souza

#Project summary

Creative

Judy Watson

Artwork Title

fire and water

Project

Reconciliation Place

Client

National Capital Authority

Year

2007

Location

Canberra, Australia

Build

UAP

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