Piazza Eolie Mosaic Sculptures commissioned by the City of Canada Bay Council, Five Dock
As an homage to the local Italian community, three sculptural elements were designed for the project, all inspired by the history and stories of the Aeolians. As an entry-marker into the piazza, I designed a sculptural fishing boat adorned with mosaic elements and an image of Eolie, the God of Wind. I also created two mosaic fishes, both 3 metres long and installed into cement benches.
Sydney-based sculptural artist Nigel Harrison assisted in creating the steel structures of the benches, and the cement element of the boat.
On March 22nd 2013, the installation process of the project began. Throughout the week, noula worked on-site and completed the mosaic elements of the boat sculpture. The boat is embellished with different coloured Mookaite stones, specially ordered from Western Australia.
On June 7th 2013, the Piazza Eolie Project was officially unveiled by Mayor Angelo Tsirekas. Held at the Bay Room at Five Dock Library, members of the Aeolian Association, local council and community came together to celebrate the completion of the project.watch a video of the installation process