Scar Tree

The Scar Tree Sculpture

In our highly developed and very busy urban landscape, scar trees are significant and living evidence of the occupation and daily customs of the local indigenous people, in this case the sculpture is representative of the scar trees that would have given wood and barks to the Wurundjeri tribe in the area known as the city of Casey.
Scar trees display evidence of scarring as a result of people removing sections of bark for 3 common uses; Canoes, Shields and Coolamons.
The scar tree sculpture is a representation of these delicate and important markers in our local landscape. Important markers that for thousands of years provided materials,
sustenance, community and heritage.

Weight (approx)

  • 800 Kg

Size

  • 1800mm x 4100mm x 3000mm

Materials

  • Corten Steel

Finishes

  • Corten steel with natural rusted finish

Installation

  • Moderate

Warranty & Care

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Designer

  • Chris Vassallo