Cameron Robbins: Aeolian Beacon


Commissioned by MPRG, supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria

Aeolian Beacon is a large permanent kinetic sculpture welcoming visitors to the Gallery.

Created in response to the specific topographies and atmospherics of the place it’s situated on, Robbins’ monumental sculpture features three kinetic vanes that move independently in the wind, reaching fourteen meters at its highest point. This beacon is a warning, a signaller and an invitation for contemplation and celebration.

The sculpture is anchored within a landscape designed by local ecologist Gidja Walker OAM, featuring indigenous flora and large rocks as markers for the alignment of seasonal solstice and equinox events.