Cauldron prototype and lid, Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, wood/cardboard/sand/glue, designed and made by bangdesign, Sydney, 1998.

Made in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1998.

On 23 February 1998, the Sydney company, Bang Design, submitted its final tender to design the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic torches and the community cauldron that would feature at torch relay celebrations. This wooden, cauldron prototype was central to the submission. Two other Sydney designers - Katie Molnar and Blue Sky - also participated in this third and final round of tenders and, like Bang, they submitted torch and cauldron prototypes, a written proposal and a video production. The...

Summary

Object No.

2001/84/361

Physical Description

Cauldron prototype and lid, Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, wood/cardboard/sand/glue, designed and made by bangdesign, Sydney, 1998.

'Bang' design model of mobile cauldron. The model consists of five vertical poles standing on a board covered with a photographic image of water. The board is mounted inside a wooden frame. The five poles are curved and covered with sand. The model can be covered over with a cardboard box. Included in the design model is a 2D silhouette of a figure / person standing front on made from black cardboard.

Production

Notes

Bang Design (91 Beattie St Balmain, NSW Australia 2041) designed the cauldron prototype in early 1998.

Bang Design made the cauldron prototype in early 1998 for the Sydney 2000 Torch Selection Committee.

Made

1998

History

Notes

Bang Design presented this cauldron prototype, as well as a torch prototype, video and written submission, to the Sydney 2000 Torch Selection Committee on 23 February 1998 (Bang Design owns the video and documentation). The submission was one of three finalists in the design competition for the Sydney Olympic and Paralympic torches.

Made for and owned by the Olympic Coordination Authority/Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games, and donated to the Powerhouse Museum after use in the Games.

Source

Credit Line

Part of the Sydney 2000 Games Collection Gift of the New South Wales Government, 2001

Acquisition Date

5 October, 2001

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Cauldron prototype and lid, Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, wood/cardboard/sand/glue, designed and made by bangdesign, Sydney, 1998. 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 January 2018, <https://ma.as/502594>

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