In a unification of artwork and structure, the 2022 NGV Structure Fee on the Nationwide Gallery of Victoria sees a vibrant rendition of the enduring Greek construction, The Parthenon. Temple of Growth is designed by Melbourne-based architects Adam Newman and Kelvin Tsang and meditates on the consequences of time as, over the approaching months, three artists will contribute to an evolution of the shape’s design.
The visible artists for the 2022 NGV Structure Fee will comprise a multidisciplinary artistic, a muralist, and a painter. David Lee Pereira delves into discussions on gender and id via surrealist floral motifs; Drez performs with perspective via mind-bending expanses of color; and illustrator and muralist Manda Lane intersperses depictions of nature into the man-made to contemplate expression and private development. The chosen creatives have already adorned the construction and can add to its design in three phases, in an indication that displays on our position in affecting change over time.
Temple of Growth: 2022 NGV Structure Fee
The construction takes on a measurement two-thirds of its muse and, in addition to a place to begin for dialogue, it’s imagined as an area for group gatherings and cultural performances all through the Australian summer season. The occasions will embody a VR expertise to move us to The Parthenon, stay DJ performances, and celebrations of classical structure. The mission invitations us to contemplate ‘how we create and imbue structure with which means, in addition to how this which means can shift throughout time durations and cultures’, feedback Tony Ellwood, director of the NGV.
The design choice was made after 5 artistic groups have been shortlisted for the fee, comprising Yang Yang Lee and Louise Allen; Bryan Chung and Patrick Byrne; Antarctica Architects; Austin Maynard Architects; and the successful group, Adam Newman and Kelvin Tsang.
Temple of Growth might be on show within the Grollo Equiset Backyard of the Nationwide Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Australia till October 2023. ngv.vic.gov.au (opens in new tab)