Canoe Installation Wins Prize

“The Tin Canoe installation was previously exhibited at Bondi’s Sculpture by the Sea 2017 and then at Sculpture Bermagui 2018.  The sculpture is a handmade tin canoe outfitted with solar and a sound system to reproduce the voice of Bermagui resident Les St Hill via speakers in a sound shell. With the assistance of Ms Ulman, Mr Blay’s vocal recordings of Mr St Hill’s stories were polished to suggest the place and times. For example, the recordings feature the now regionally extinct curlew cries. ”  An unusual use of oral history, read the full story here.

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