23 October, 2008
Gosia Wlodarczak - Perth
Artist: Gosia Wlodarczak, 2007/08
Title: HAPPINESS & TRUST
Client: Edith Cowan University, Perth, Western Australia
Architect: JCY Architects and Urban Designers
Location: Edith Cowan University, Business and Law Department, Mt Lawley Campus, Perth, Western Australia.
Description: A series of drawings computer manipulated and printed on panels. The panels form parts of external facades (graffiti/wallpaper effect) of the new Business and Law Department buildings, Edith Cowan University, WA.
Materials: Fibrocement panels, glass panels
Size: approximately 800 m2
Concept: Two words: happiness and trust, essential for modern economics are interweaved with shapes informed by selected fragments of texts on Australian economics, and the Australian Constitution. These ideas are overlapped with shapes outlining human presence. They draw on concepts of learning, fruitful intellectual coexistence, and leadership.
1. East (left image) and West(right image) facades of the North Block; the Business and Law Department, Edith Cowan University, Mt. Lawley Campus, Western Australia
2. The North Block, detail.
3. left image: South/West corner of the South Block, right image: Glass panes — looking from the interior of the South Block towards the North Block; the Business and Law Department, Edith Cowan University, Mt. Lawley Campus, WA.