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Castaways 2012
Sculptures made out of recycled materials and aluminium components have been placed along Rockingham Beach to create an interesting display for the fifth annual 'Castaways Sculpture Awards' during May 2012. These images capture some of the artist's creative works.
Date(s): May 2012. Album by gladysclancy. Photos by Gladys. 1 - 62 of 62 Total. 2453 Visits.
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Origins
Materials used: Recycled woollen blankets.  WINNER: $1500 City of Rockingham Collective Art Award.

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A Snail with Tales
Materials used: Aluminium, litho plate from "The West Australian", rubber inner tube, drink cans.

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Cause for Concern
Materials used: Found and discarded plastic packaging and aluminium items attached to steel wire frames.

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Sentinel
Materials used: Wood.

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Closer view of Sentinel
Materials used: Wood.

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Salt
Materials used: Aluminium wire, mesh, chicken wire, gutter guard.

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Omicron 7
Materials used: aluminium, steel stainless steel.

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A Snail with Tales
Leaving a message to Recycle.

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It's all about the View
Materials used: Recycled steel.

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Aquapods
Materials used: Steel, polypropolene.

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Zen Garden
Materials used: Green waste, plastic (bags, bottles), wood, railway sleepers, wire and tape.

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Detail of Tree in Zen Garden
Materials used: Green waste, plastic (bags, bottles), wood, railway sleepers, wire and tape.

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Australiana
Materials used: Recycled metal.
WINNER: People's Choice Award.


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Closer view of Australiana
Materials used: Recycled metal.
WINNER: People's Choice Award.


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Striking Symmetry
Materials used: Aluminium, copper, polypipe, inner tube, shadecloth.

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Cause for Concern
Materials used: Found and discarded plastic packaging and aluminium items attached to steel wire frames.

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Matching Pair
Materials used: Timber, steel, playing cards.

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Sprung Trap
Materials used: Steel, aluminium, plastic, stainless steel.

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DIY Rocket
Materials used: Aluminium, salvaged train components. WINNER: Second Prize $3000 Alcoa Sculpture Award for sculpture with an aluminium component.

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Displaced
Materials used: Polystyrene packaging, metal, wood.
WINNER: $3000 Evermore Heights Sustainable Living Award.


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Windows
Materials used: Recycled steel.

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In Conspicuous Danger (Pelecanus conspicillatus)
Materials used: Found sticks, aluminium cans, wire.

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Make Every Drop Count
Materials used: Recycled jarrah, recycled brass taps.

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Another view of Make Every Drop Count
Materials used: Recycled jarrah, recycled brass taps.

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Fish...and it was THIS big!
Materials used: Copper, aluminium.

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Sparky's Banksia in Vase
Materials used: Various recycled materials, aluminium.

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Detail of Sparky's Banksia in a Vase
Materials used: Various recycled materials, aluminium.

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GM Prop-agation
Materials used: Aluminium outboard propeller.

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Future Window
Materials used: Recycled obsolete techno junk.

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Rapid Growth
Materials used: Cement, aluminium, silicone. WINNER: $3000 International Power Mitsui Award for Innovation in recycled sculpture.

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Discarded
Materials used: steel, aluminium.

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Discarded, viewed from other side
Materials used: steel, aluminium.

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Catch the Wind
Materials used: Wood, tiles, fabric, steel, aluminium.

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Progression
Materials used: Recycled plate steel. WINNER:$3000 City of Rockingham Award for recycled sculpture.

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Taken for a Ride
Materials used: Found objects, wood, aluminium, steel.

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Construction Dog
Materials used: Recycled wood.

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Elemental Freedom
Materials used: Aluminium, steel, wood, wire, rubber, concrete, styrofoam.

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Planet Gina
Materials used: Powdercoated steel, aluminium.  WINNER First Prize: $5000 Alcoa Major Award for recycled sculpture with an aluminium component.

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Flying Without Wings
Materials used: Recycled aluminium racing plates for race horses, horseshoes.

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The Kitchen Bower Bird
Materials used: Wood, clay, cutlery, crockery, pots, aluminium.

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The Kitchen Bower Bird motto

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Close up of The Kitchen Bower Bird
Materials used: Wood, clay, cutlery, crockery, pots, aluminium.

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Topiary
Materials used: Aluminium, foam, wood.

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Another view of Topiary
Materials used: Aluminium, foam, wood.

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Just Text Me Darling
Materials used: Paper, steel, plastic, rubber, wood, cement, bakelite.

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Venus Love Machine
Materials used: steel, used components.

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Venus Love Machine
Materials used: steel, used components.

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Rustic Garden Furniture
Materials used: Recycled wood (including tree branches), polystyrene, aluminium foil.

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Synthetic Future
Materials used: Recycled plastic flower pots, aluminium wire.

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Paranoic-critical
Materials used: Aluminium, bronze.

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Matching Pair
Materials used: Timber, steel, playing cards.

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Closer view of Matching Pair
Materials used: Timber, steel, playing cards.

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View into Chronomine Landscape
Materials used: Mark XV11 Australian World War 11 sea mine, steel, glass, aluminium, mixed media.

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Chronomine Landscape
Materials used: Mark XV11 Australian World War 11 sea mine, steel, glass, aluminium, mixed media.

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Our Plastic World
Materials used: Plastic bottles, wood, sand.

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Pro-plane
Materials used: Steel.

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Pro-plane
Materials used: Steel.

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A Snail with Tales
Materials used: Aluminium, litho plate from The West Australian, rubber inner tube, drink cans.

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Overlooking Castaways Sculptures
Rockingham Beach May 2012.

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A casualty of recent Storms
Rockingham Beach May 2012.

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Overcast Sky overhead
Rockingham Beach 13 May 2012.

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Grey Clouds over Rockingham Beach
13 May 2012.

 
   
 
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