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Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2018 | Artists use Jesmonite

Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2018  | Artists use Jesmonite

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018 Artists Itamar Freed (UK/Israel) & Anne Levitch (NSW) are both working with Jesmonite supplied by Jesmonite Australasia. Itamar Freed’s sculpture for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018 ‘Whispering to Venus (self-portrait as Venus)’ is a collaboration between the artist and an algorithm. The work will be constructed utilising a mobile 3D scanner to capture himself posing as Venus, after Botticelli’s iconic painting ‘The Birth of Venus’.  The sculpture will be created through a computer controlled machine in Jesmonite and resin to more closely resemble classic Greek sculptures. Freed said, “the ‘old masters’ are actually my greatest...

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Jesmonite Specified For HSBC HQ Feature Wall

Jesmonite Specified For HSBC HQ Feature Wall

Jesmonite AC730 was specified as a lightweight material solution for the reception feature wall at HSBC's new state-of-the-art British Headquarters in Birmingham. Jesmonite AC730 contains fine decorative aggregates and pigments, carefully controlled to give a consistent decorative surface finish. AC730 achieves an A2-s1-d0 EN 13501-1 and AS1530.1-1994 Non Combustible Fire Classification.

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Phil Cuttance Uses Jesmonite To Create Herringbone Objects

Phil Cuttance Uses Jesmonite To Create Herringbone Objects

Each of Phil's Herringbone objects is handmade from Jesmonite.To achieve a textured surface, the London-based designer made a set of patterned resin moulds. This pattern was first created on paper, before being projected onto a flat plastic sheet.

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THE CAMFIELD BAR | OPTUS STADIUM PERTH

THE CAMFIELD BAR | OPTUS STADIUM PERTH

This stunning bar was made for The Camfield by HGN Design. The Camfield Bar is situated between the new Perth Stadium & Crown Perth. Setting a new standard for large scale venues, the 8,000-square metre venue includes six bars, 150 metres of bar top, a microbrewery, beer garden, a function centre, container bar & restaurant.  The giant bar was made with Jesmonite AC830 ForteCrete.   

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Giant Jesmonite Buddha | NGV International Triennial

Giant Jesmonite Buddha | NGV International Triennial

It has taken 1 crane, 15 ground crew and 2 years in the making! A giant Buddha created by Chinese artist Xu Zhen reclines in the foyer of NGV International.At 18 metres long, Eternity-Buddha in Nirvana, is the largest work in Xu's Eternal series and has been commissioned by the gallery for the inaugural NGV Triennial, which opened December 15th."We've been working with Xu Zhen and his studio for the last couple of years on this," says NGV senior curator contemporary, Simon Maidment."He has sourced sculptures from their situations in both Europe and China to form a singular work."It is...

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