TAILORED TWINS by Ferris + Associates, Peter Street Basin
This pair of faceted wooden hands rise three metres from the lookouts at the Peter Street Basin. Inspired by a photo of the Chrysler Building featuring two construction workers lounging on top of massive steel gargoyles, TAILORED TWINS seeks to evoke a similar aesthetic with two emotive, human sculptures. Both hands feature gold-mirror palms that bathe the basin in a warm, sun-like glow.
Artist Bio: Ferris + Associates Inc. is a team of professionals dedicated to providing a full range of consulting services in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Site Development. With a broad range of residential, institutional, commercial, international, academic and master planning projects, the company draws on an extensive pool of experience. As one of the co-founders of Winter Stations, Ferris + Associates understands how to deliver impactful public art. Their background in landscape design makes them the perfect firm for Peter Street Basin Park site.
The design for Tailored Twins was headed up by Tomek Chwieszczenik.
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