Now for something completely different!
A celebratory sculpture to commemorate the successful 2012 Olympic Games. Ideally sited in Weymouth, home of the sailing Olympic sports.
A total contrast to the truly disgusting monstrosity foisted onto the residents of Ilfracombe!
OLYMPIC STARS – (ultimately, to be known as ‘THE STARS’).
Incorporated around the base of the sculpture, would be gold, silver and bronze plaques listing every British Olympic medal winner and their event/time etc., since the conception of the Games.
The ‘windmill / flower’ design, which imitates a child’s toy, is immediately identifiable to all ages groups as a subliminal image of innocent fun and enjoyment.
The Gold, Silver and Bronze coloured stars, staggered in height to give the impression of a winners Podium, are an immediate and obvious reference to the Olympic Games.
Unlike most modern sculptures, – ‘IT MOVES!’ – It is designed to constantly revolve.
This sculpture demonstrates, in an attractive way, that wind power works.
The shape and style also subtly reflects the widely respected and timeless English Rose symbol.
It is an attractive, non denominational, non religious image and therefore unlikely to offend anyone.
The revolving ‘STARS’ would have highly polished, reflective surfaces which would constantly shimmer, flashing light over great distances. This would give them a high degree of visibility, both during the day and especially at night.
The revolving ‘stars’ are designed to generate their own power which could be used to illuminate the ‘STARS’ at night and also used as a source of power to keep them turning should the wind drop.