In Melbourne, there is an inverted monument

In Melbourne, there is an inverted monument

In light of the many unusual statues and monuments, but they usually are in a normal upright position. However, an unusual monument, you can get a whole lot easier - just take the most that neither is an ordinary instance and turn it upside down.

In Melbourne, there is an inverted monument

"So dark, and remembered better" - thought the Australian sculptor, from Melbourne Charles Robb (Charles Robb) and created an inverted monument very important figure of the Australian era of colonization - the first vice-governor of the colony of Victoria (now state) Charles La Trobe. La Trobe has held the post from 1839 to 1854 and helped establish the Royal Botanic Gardens, Library, Museum Victoria, the National Gallery of Victoria and the University of Melbourne.

In Melbourne, there is an inverted monument

Of course, none of the available Robb monuments did not touch, and created his own, using composite materials. And the purpose of it was a serious and noble - to bring in an unusual monument tribute to the great compatriot and also criticism of the system of values ​​the society that floods the city senseless monuments, but forgets to perpetuate really important figures and moments of history.

In Melbourne, there is an inverted monument

Monument, presented at the exhibition Making Melbourne in 2007 caused a mixed reaction - some thought the original idea and bold, while others - saw in it an insult to the memory of man. But in any case, prior to installation of "monument on the contrary," normal monument La Trobe in Melbourne it was not, and then he appeared, that means that Charles Robb reached his goal. Now the monument is permanently installed on the campus of La Trobe University in Bandoora area of ​​Melbourne.

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