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Photograph - Digital Image - Homefront: Modern combat

From the Collection of Greensborough Historical Society 34 Glenauburn Road Lower Plenty Lower Plenty Victoria

Description
Digital copy of colour photographs
Object Registration
6124
Keywords
greensborough war memorial park, war memorials, homefront project
Historical information
"Homefront" is the name of the group of chainsaw statues in Greensborough's War Memorial Park. Banyule Council initiated the project. The sculptures were designed by Amanda Gibson, carved by Hikaru Kodama and Leigh Conkie. This sculpture "Modern Warfare" shows two soldiers standing back to back. These soldiers are a symbol of strength and the ability to focus. And a reminder that Australian soldiers are currently deployed overseas. Women have been on the front line since 2016. She wears the uniform worn in East Timor. The male wears the uniform from Afghanistan.
When Made
11/07/2018
Made By
Marilyn Smith (Maker)
Significance
The Homefront project replaces Leigh Conkie's original chainsaw sculptures in War Memorial Park.
Last updated
26 Jun 2019 at 5:32PM