ARTISTS: Paul Reimer & Michael Hepher
MEDIA: Forged iron & recycled military equipment
DIMENSIONS: 72″ X 48″ X 48″ (for full-sized sculpture)
BUDGET: $1,000,000. (for full-sized sculpture)
LOCATION: Proposed for the National Capital Region, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
PROJECT CONCEPT: To create an image representative of Canada’s efforts to spread diplomacy, development and democracy in war torn countries around the world. Derived from the Bible verse:” and they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.”