The City of Canada Bay wanted to create public art that resonates with local culture and encourages linking of history, community and the physical space including the roads and walkways.

Our approach was to create miniature doll-like apartment blocks with the front facade removed, allowing pedestrians access to see inside these miniature worlds and engage with the stories and characters within. Individualising each artwork to the location where each signal box was placed we gave all of the characters in their own personalities and backstory. We created a diverse range of characters and scenarios illustrating the rich tapestry of diversity that makes up the population of Canada Bay.

Both the client and the local community are thrilled with the final result. Locals are especially elated to see interesting, eye catching and fun pieces of urban art brightening their area with an original artwork that is truly unique to Canada Bay.

City of Canada Bay
Jon Buchan
Dinalie Dabarera
Reese Geronimo
Divya Abe

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