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Resting Place

Bronwyn Snow
Steel and jarrah seat
Corner of Swanston and Little Lonsdale Streets

Bronwyn Snow's Resting Place is a sculpture that combines aesthetics and function. Commissioned through the City of Melbourne's Percent for Art Program, this double-sided seat of steel and jarrah offers the urban flâneur a place to rest, take stock and take in the urban environment. The decorative elements of the seat include two serpents-traditionally a symbol of healing, rebirth and female power-towering sunflowers, which watch over the seated, and ivy. Snow claims of the work that it is 'a stopping point, a resting place for the weary spiritual traveller'.

City Of Melbourne