Giovanni Veronesi

Giovanni Veronesi

#Memento Aestates

BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA

Artist and designer Giovanni Veronesi's public art practice is driven by his aspirations to create unique experiences within public spaces that elevate computational design and transcend spectacle and functionalism.

In 2020 Veronesi created Memento Aestates as a love letter to Byron Bay. Sited within the beachside towns Railway Park, Memento Aestates celebrates the nearby beaches, history, and communal memory. The form of the sculpture echoes the native pandanus fruit, while the bold detailing, materials, and finish of the work acknowledges the site's railway heritage.

The artwork's title, Memento Aestates, is Latin for "remember the summers," which speaks to the collective consciousness of the area, known as the ultimate ocean destination and the setting of countless unforgettable memories.

Working closely with Veronesi UAP's Australian team assisted the artist in the making and installation of this incredible project. 

Image credit: Andy Macpherson & Rachel See

#Services provided

Consultancy

Design Assist

Materials and Construction Methods
Installation Methodology

Workshop

Technical Drawings
Welding and Fabrication
Finishing and Patina
Installation

#Project summary

Creative

Giovanni Veronesi

Artwork Title

Memento Aestates

Project

Byron Bay Railway Park

Client

Byron Bay Shire Council

Year

2020

Location

Byron Bay, Australia

Build

UAP

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