The Travelers

Every morning, noon and evening, they journey across the bridge and stay there for an hour, bringing back memories of the migrants who used to cross the bridge on a train from the port of Melbourne for more than a century, and of those who belonged to the land before them.

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‘The Travelers’ public art project by Nadim Karam & atelier Hapsitus

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Study on paper, ‘The Travelers’

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This preparatory work is a study on #paper that led to the permanent #urban#installation ‘The Travelers’. The watercolor depicts the large #sculpturesthat cross the Yarra River every morning, noon and evening.
Their movement recalls the #memories of #migrants who used to traverse the bridge coming from the port of Melbourne, Australia for more than a century.
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‘The Travelers’ #publicart project by #NadimKaram & Atelier #hapsitus

Archaic Procession Overlaps

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The overlaps of the #ArchaicProcession’s #elements represented in these #drawings are part of an exploration of forms and shapes that preceded the creation of ‘The Travelers’, a permanent large scale #installation on Sandridge BridgeMelbourne, Australia. This #publicartproject celebrates immigration and multiculturalism.
The works on paper have never been published or exhibited before.
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‘The Travelers’ project by #nadimkaram & Atelier #Hapsitus