Neototems
1995
Seattle Center International Fountain area, Seattle, WA

Children swarm the mother-calf gathering area at the Seattle Center, WA. The pod design was based in a nearly forgotten Salish Indian legend of whales swimming from Lake Union to Elliott Bay beneath the Seattle Center, a multi-use park that includes the Experience Music Project, Key Arena, Seattle Children’s Theater, and Pacific Science Center.

Cast bronze whale forms:
22’ L x 15’ W x 6’ H
15’ L x 6’ W x 4’ H
Commissioned by Office of Arts and Culture, Seattle, WA
Photo credits: Spike Mafford, Parag Sharma, Gloria Bornstein, Post-Intelligencer
Fabrication credits: Fabrication Specialities

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