The Cushion and the wedge

Garema Place, Canberra CBD, ACT
1.5 x 1.2 x 0.9m cast mirror polished stainless steel sculptural cushion form atop textured granite platform with engraved and inlaid poetry by Marion Halligan.
Commissioned by the ACT government

The form of The Cushion and the Wedge references Garema Place as the centre and cultural hub, or ‘lounge room’ of Canberra CBD. The work acts as a marker and meeting place in the urban setting.