Statement: The work, just like a kiss, has an organic shape set on a solid form, expressing enthusiasm, energy and a touch of humour.
Statement: Inspired by the trust, care and often selfless willingness to help each other displayed during the bushfires in the Snowy Valleys. The sculpture symbolises the universal solidarity required to master specific situations.
Biography: Keld Moseholm is an award-winning Danish sculptor with major public commissions and represented in public collections across Denmark and internationally, including Canberra, Melbourne and the Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney. He was the recipient of the major award at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi in 2010 for ‘Mirroring’. A member of the Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Decade Club, Moseholm was the first Danish sculptor to exhibit in the Bondi exhibition in 1999, he has since exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 11 times, at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe nine times since 2006 and at Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus in 2009 and 2011.
This Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Program is jointly funded by the Commonwealth and the New South Wales Government under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.