New commission for Tony Albert

131110-WP-Artwork-by-Tony-Albert-for-Aboriginal-and-Torres-Strait-Islader-service-men-and-women-at-Hyde-Park-620x256Tony Albert has been commissioned to create a memorial for Hyde Park South in Sydney which honours to contribution made by Aboriginal and Torres Straits Islander service men and women.

The work will be launched on ANZAC Day 2015 to commemorate the centenary of of the ANZAC landings on Gallipoli. Albert’s family has over 80-years of combined military service.

His dramatic sculpture will feature four seven-metre tall, oversized bullets among three large-scale fallen shells to represent the diggers who lost their lives.

You can read more about the project here: http://www.sydneymedia.com.au/grandfathers-war-story-inspires-aboriginal-artwork/

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