McClelland Sculpture Award and Survey, McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Frankston, VIC, 2012

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Will Heathcote, Synthesis (38°08’36.92” S, 145°10’36.55” E), existing eucalypts, industrial enamel coating, 2012

This work was accepted to be part of the 2012 McClelland Award and Survey along with around 30 other artists. It was situated in the sculpture park for close to a year and presented a deceased tree form, sourced from the park’s grounds and coated in a thick black enamel film. The synthetic skin cast the otherwise familiar form into a new state of being.

For more information see:

http://www.mcclellandgallery.com/index.php?prfPageId=McClelland-Sculpture-Survey-Award

See a review of the exhibition:  http://www.melbournereview.com.au/arts/article/down-in-the-woods-today

Photo: Will Heathcote

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