Torch prototypes (5), case, drawings (5), Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, wood/calico/paper, designed and made by bangdesign, Sydney, c.1998.

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

From late 1997 to early 1998, the Sydney company, Bang Design, submitted three successive tenders to design the Olympic and Paralympic torches, and the community cauldron that would feature at torch relay celebrations. This set of five torch prototypes and drawings represents Bang’s first submission to the Sydney 2000 Torch Selection Committee, and the foundations for the final torch and cauldron designs.

Crafted in wood, the torch prototypes feature grey surfaces and black adhesive tape that i...

Summary

2001/84/360
Torch prototypes (5), case, drawings (5), Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, wood/calico/paper, designed and made by bangdesign, Sydney, c.1998.

Bang Design Torch prototype models (5) with drawings (5) in a wooden box. The torch designs are carved from wood and painted grey. Each torch model is stored in a calico bag and all have been placed together in a wooden box. Inserted into the top of the box are 5 line drawings in pencil and texta of the torch prototypes..

Production

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

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

Source

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

Cite this Object

Torch prototypes (5), case, drawings (5), Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games, wood/calico/paper, designed and made by bangdesign, Sydney, c.1998. 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 September 2017, <https://ma.as/502598>
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