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The Rescue, Donna Mazza, A. Mickle, Rebecca Corps, Tom Ansell, Daniel Kus Jan 2015

The Rescue, Donna Mazza, A. Mickle, Rebecca Corps, Tom Ansell, Daniel Kus

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Research Background : This public sculpture depicts the historic narrative of an 1897 sea rescue off Bunbury. Tensions in the story were highlighted in the design and demonstrate the contested nature of history. Sources are contradictory, with credit for rescuing the crew given to the ship's dog by one source, and local authorities by another. The project was won through EOI and proposal to City of Bunbury, who funded the work ($31,000). The research group comprised Dr Mazza (CI), and honours students with advice from sculptor, Alex Mickle, on production and installation. The design was endorsed by Director of ...