Heart of Country| Lachlan Valley Way, 24km from Condobolin towards Forbes
He stands proudly at six (6) metres tall. His bold stance and keen focus cuts a potent and deadly impression whilst making the inescapable suggestion that he is searching for something unseen, lost along the way, relegated to the past.
The one tonne Corten Steel sculpture explores the notions of strength, vulnerability and connection.
'Heart of Country' is an attempt to acknowledge the injustices endured by the Wiradjuri people, whilst also standing as testament to the collective resilience and determination of all indigenous Australians, and their profound spiritual connection with the land.
Damian Vick (Melbourne) | Corten Steel | 2021