Location: Charmaine's Garden Terrace
When he was a small boy, Bruce Munro received an iconic pink plastic lawn flamingo as a gift from his father who had just returned from traveling to the United States. The bird ultimately found a home in the artist’s playroom, and fascinated him throughout his childhood. The use of these 1000 specially commissioned white flamingos is at the same time, an evocation of this memory, a nod to Don Featherstone, the designer of the original pink flamingo, and an allusion to C.S. Lewis’s Voyage of the Dawn Treader.
- SHOWED FROM OCTOBER 28 2018 - MARCH 17 2019 | Bruce Munro at Montalvo: Stories in Light