Interlude

Submitted by Gerard Motondi

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Client: EnglishPoint Marina

Location: Mombasa, Kenya

Completion date: Jan 01, Array

Artwork budget: $42,000

Project Team

Public Art Agent

Diani Beach Art Gallery

Diani Beach Art gallery

Client

EnglishPoint marina

Overview

English point marina is at the Kenyan Coast City of Mombasa. ” Interlude” is a centre piece stone sculpture made of black Kenyan granite measuring 4mx 2.5 mx 2.5 m. The Sculpture depicts a semi abstract human form dressed in traditional regalia. The theme for the sculpture is African Culture the past present and future.

Goals

To express African culture through stone art. The intergration echoes the famous historical Fort Jesus site which directly opposite the English point Marina

Process

Collaboration involved the Architects, structural engineers, electrical engineers Crane operators and heavy machine operators. The property developer was indeed handy in ensuring the success of the project. Art critics too played a vital role.

Additional Information

One of the major contemporary stone art in the east African coast.