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The Winning Entry ~ DCA

situate - International Arts Competition

The winning entry, by artist James Angus is a lively and lyrical biomorphic form, which will attract the public's attention because it is tactile and playful.

Depending on viewpoint and time of day, the shapes and shadows the form creates will transform.

Unashamedly sculptural and pointedly non-descriptive, the artwork will be a marker for the city and a colourful focal point for Forrest Place.

Read the Minister's statement

James Angus Design Concept Boards

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The James Angus submission team

James Angus (Artist and Team Leader) born and raised in Perth, Western Australia, now works between Sydney and New York. He has a highly successful career as a sculptor, which includes exhibitions and major public commissions. Angus' work involves sophisticated CAD modelling and structural engineering solutions, which requires collaboration with an extensive team of Design professionals. 

Douglas Knox (Principal Engineer) civil and structural engineer from D.W. Knox and Partners has worked on Angus' previous commissions. Knox has been involved in other major international public sculpture projects, including the installation of Jeff Koons' Puppy in Bilbao, Spain.

Peter Mclean (Lighting Engineer), Peter Mclean,Lighting, Art and Science, Sebastian Adams, Organism Design Pty Ltd (Industrial Designer) are from Sydney, New South Wales. Mclean, an established lighting engineer and Adams, an industrial designer, will be involved in the development of the design and Tony Oxley, from Oxley9 Gallery, the gallery representing the artist will supervise the project.  

Jaime Marina, Mouldcam Pty Ltd, (Fabrication) based in Brisbane, Queensland is the principal fabricator. Once Marina has fabricated sections of the sculpture, James Angus' intention is to transport the sections to Perth where Marina's company will assemble the sculpture on site.