Paul Caporn

Paul Caporn, ‘Heads It Is’, Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail, Tumbarumba. Photo Robert van der Male

Paul Caporn (WA)

‘Heads It Is’ (2021), TUMBARUMBA

Location: In front of Nest, Tumbarumba.

Statement: ‘Heads It Is’ is an unmonumental monument pointing to the idea that the way we memorialise and celebrate our great moments and people in history requires a rethink in these current times.

Biography: Perth based artist who has exhibited nationally and internationally in group and solo exhibitions. Caporn makes art primarily in the realms of sculpture, animation, video and installation. Represented in collections including the Art Gallery of Western Australia, WA Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Art Bank, The Stokes Collection, Ipswich Council, City of Swan, City of Melville, Curtin University of Technology and Central TAFE. Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 3 times and Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 4 times since 2010.

Stage one of the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail was jointly funded by the Australian and NSW Government’s Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, under the Disaster Recovery Funding Arrangements.