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"Hand Upon Hand " was created to explore the theme of Federation and multiculturalism of Australia. The sculpture was developed as a vehicle for communication, a connection, between cultures. It features a series of hanging shells crafted from bronze, with selected words celebrating Australian society, engraved on them. Hand Upon Hand is interactive and tactile, and encourages unity through experience. Over time and use, the layering of hands on the shells will enhance its meaning, and reinforce the unity and diversity of our cultural backgrounds.

Accompanying the sculpture is a poem written by Adam Aitken, commemorated in a bronze plate adjacent to the site.

Location

Address:Banksia Way, Adjacent to Restaurant, Centennial Parklands, Centennial Park, 2021
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.894547
Long: 151.233208
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Monument Designer:Gillian Smart (architect)

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2001
Source: MA
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