A Hardy Town

A Hardy Town

ARTISTS:    Paul Reimer  &  Michael Hepher

YEAR:          2018

PRODUCED BY:    Reimer & Co Blacksmiths

MEDIA:    Hand-Forged and Fabricated Iron  &  Stone

DIMENSIONS:    10′ high x 10′ x 6′

LOCATION:         The Arts Station, Fernie, British Columbia

PROJECT CONCEPT:   This sculpture commemorates the 1908 fire that devastated the city and celebrates the resiliency of the people who rebuilt the community.  “This piece uses the idea of leaning forward.  Philosophically, the leaning carries forward the metaphor of people depending on one another for support, their lives interlocking.”

A Hardy Town
Fernie after the 1908 fire.