Historical information

This work was first commissioned by the Melbourne city council as part of a celebration of the opening of the Birrarung Marr park. 25 victorian sculptors were given $2,500.00 to create a work which would be part of the park for about 6 months.

Date of manufacture and installation: 2002


'Silent/Listen' was gifted by the artist, Petrus Spronk, to the people of Hepburn Springs in July 2001.

Physical description

Two smooth rectangular engraved granite slabs placed directly on the ground.

Inscriptions & markings

Each granite stone is engraved on its uppermost surface. The left hand work is engraved with the text - 'silent' and the right hand work is engraved with 'listen'.


Dated July 2001