Progressing the World Expo '88 Vision
- A non-government not-for-profit entity celebrating Brisbane's World Expo '88 -
Tim Watkins - U.S.A.
Kindly loaned by the Artist
My experience showing at Expo was amazing. When asked by John Truscott if they could lease a couple of pieces for the show, I instead offered that I would love to visit Australia, and family, so if they would fly me down, I would be happy to install the pieces.
To my surprise, they agreed, and I spent 2 weeks as their guest, on site in late February, early March.
The energy was tangible. Led by John Truscott, a man I believe to have been a true visionary, as well as an incredibly keen fan of sculpture, it was a gathering of global artwork and artists, like I have not seen since. As a younger sculptor, to participate in this exhibition was a dream come true.
'Suspended Animation' in new environment
Photo courtesy of the Artist