"Wuganmagulya" is an artwork in the walkway along the shore of Farm Cove in the Royal Botanic Gardens. It was created by indigenous artist Brenda L. Croft in 2000 and comprises terrazzo and stained concrete insets into the pathway depicting figures such as these frogs from Sydney rock carvings, some of which are now lost.
Monday 30 June 2014
Sunday 29 June 2014
Baxter's Lodge is a gate house of the University of Sydney, located along Parramatta Road leading into University Avenue, in the inner city suburb of Camperdown. It was designed by Leslie Wilkinson in the Gothic Revival architectural style and built in 1940.
Saturday 28 June 2014
The Keith Murray footbridge, over City Road, connects the Darlington and Camperdown campuses of the University of Sydney. This view is towards the Wentworth Building in the inner city suburb of Darlington. The original footbridge was built in 1966 but was replaced by this new bridge in 2008.
Friday 27 June 2014
Linked to: Skywatch Friday.
Thursday 26 June 2014
The Star casino features this sign outside the Pirrama Road entrance, in the inner city suburb of Pyrmont. The large letters have been wrapped in Australia's sporting colours, green and gold, to celebrate Australia's participation in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The venue hosts live screenings of the soccer matches for the duration of the World Cup.
Wednesday 25 June 2014
The Sydney Opera House was illuminated for the Vivid Sydney Festival, the festival of light, music and ideas which ran from 23 May to 9 June 2014. The animated artworks for the Lighting of the Sails projection were created by 59 Productions.
Tuesday 24 June 2014
The Kerrie Murphy Building is located on the corner of Bay Street and Macarthur Street, in the inner city suburb of Glebe. This contemporary building, named after a former principal, was built in 2011 houses a primary school library, a ground floor covered outdoor learning area, languages faculty offices and a multipurpose space for the International Grammar School.
Monday 23 June 2014
This "Enjoy Glebe" mural is located on the side of a house on the corner of Wentworth Street and Mitchell Street, in the inner city suburb of Glebe. It features the styling of a couple of corporate logos and includes the postcode "2037", a peace symbol, the aboriginal flag, the acronym for Glebe Youth Service and a small sign that declares: "This is a legal graffiti wall".
Click here to view all participants of Monday Mural
Click here to view all participants of Monday Mural
Sunday 22 June 2014
This contemporary footbridge takes pedestrians over Harbour Street, from Liverpool Street to Tumbalong Park and the Darling Quarter at Darling Harbour. The unusual shapes and turns create some interesting shadows.
Saturday 21 June 2014
Friday 20 June 2014
This is a detailed shot of the north eastern corner of the Anzac War Memorial, which stands in Hyde Park South. The building was designed by Bruce Dellit in the Art Deco architectural style and completed in 1934. The sculptures that adorn the building were created by Rayner Hoff, who also created the "Sacrifice" sculpture inside. It was built as a memorial to the Australian Imperial Force of World War I and is the focus of commemoration ceremonies on Anzac Day and Remembrance Day.
Thursday 19 June 2014
Aussie Legend is a 25 metre sailing catamaran that operates cruises from Aquarium Wharf at Darling Harbour. The buildings at Darling Harbour feature a new 'inflatable' brand identity with promotional signs in the style of inflated balloons. This amusement centre, on the eastern side of Cockle Bay, features this giant "WOW" sign above one of the main entrances to the Wild Life Sydney Zoo, Madame Tussads Sydney and Sydney Sea Life Aquarium. Other promo signs in the area are "SHOP", "EAT" and "AHOY".
Wednesday 18 June 2014
Tuesday 17 June 2014
Monday 16 June 2014
This is part of a mural on the side of a shop at the corner of King Street and Darley Lane, in the inner city suburb of Newtown. The mural has been updated recently but still features Ganesha, a widely worshipped Hindu deity with four arms and an elephant head. The previous version of the mural can be seen here.
Sunday 15 June 2014
Pier One is located along Hickson Road at Dawes Point, overlooking Walsh Bay. It was once part of Sydney's port facilities and this bridge linked the warehouse building to the ships that moored here. It is now used as a \balcony for the Pier One Sydney Harbour Hotel in the redeveloped warehouse building.
Saturday 14 June 2014
The Sydney Harbour Bridge was illuminated for the Vivid Sydney Festival, from 23 May to 9 June 2014. "Light The Bridge" uses over 100,000 energy-efficient LED lights and designed especially for Vivid Sydney by Iain Reed, 32 Hundred Lighting and Intel. From an interactive touch screen located on the boardwalk near Luna Park, visitors chose colours and sequences to be displayed. This view is from Lavender Street, in the north shore suburb of Lavender Bay.
Friday 13 June 2014
Thursday 12 June 2014
The "Geodesic Light Dome" was been installed along the Circular Quay foreshore as part of the Vivid Sydney Festival, the annual festival of light, music and ideas which is running from 23 May to 9 June 2014. This view of the geodesic dome has the Sydney Harbour Bridge as a backdrop. The illuminated Vivid Sydney signposts provided information about light installations and events all around the city. The view in the opposite direction can be seen here.
Wednesday 11 June 2014
"Lunar Net" is a light projection installation created by Ruth McDermott and Ben Baxter at Walsh Bay. It was part of the Vivid Sydney Festival, a festival of light, music and ideas which ran from 23 May to 9 June 2014. Lengths of reflective net were suspended under the wharves near Hickson Road at Dawes Point, shimmering with colour-changing LED modules, and moving gently with the tides. The Sydney Harbour Bridge and Pier One also featured light installations.
Tuesday 10 June 2014
Monday 9 June 2014
This mural adorns the wall of the Circular Quay entrance of the Museum of Contemporary Art. "The Journey to Australia" was created by Guan Wei in 2013 and is inspired by debates about immigration and refugees in Australia, in particular the heated commentary that often surrounds the arrival of people by boat. It replaced the 2012 painting "Tango" by Helen Eager.
Sunday 8 June 2014
The Vivid Sydney Festival is an annual festival of light, music and ideas which is running from 23 May to 9 June 2014. The "Geodesic Light Dome" has been installed along the Circular Quay foreshore with the city skyline as a backdrop. A geodesic dome is a spherical lattice shell, made up of triangular faces which contain smaller triangles. The artwork was created by Mark Dyson and Oliver Tanner and is illuminated at night with strips of lighting, built into the structure which form waves of colour and light that shift over and around the dome.
Saturday 7 June 2014
"Day In, Day Out" is a public artwork located at at the top of broad curving steps at the entrance of the 1 Bligh skyscraper. The sculpture, created by artist James Angus, is a complex network of three-dimensional ellipsoidal surfaces drawn from shapes expressed in the design of the building, enhanced by a brightly painted colour scheme.
Friday 6 June 2014
Thursday 5 June 2014
"Warrang 2012" is an artwork created by Brook Andrew located outside the Museum of Contemporary Art at The Rocks. An animated LED arrow, over two metres in length, sits in an alcove beside the museum's new wing entrance. It pulsates with a dynamic pattern of radiating rectangular shapes derived from the artist's mother's Wiradjuri ancestors. The arrow directs visitors to seven lines of poetry written by the artist and engraved into the concrete forecourt as a reminder of the heritage significance of the colonial naval docks located under the new wing.
Wednesday 4 June 2014
The Sydney Harbour Bridge viewed from the footpath beside Hickson Road at Dawes Point. The north shore suburb of Kirribilli can be seen in the distance.