Gurungaty Water Place: Crown Street, Wollongong

Title: Gurungaty Water Place

Primary Artist: Nick Brash & Lorraine Brown

Collaborators:  Architect

Created Date: 1997

Description:

This fountain marks the location of a subterranean freshwater spring. It is named after the Gurungaty, an underground serpent which appears at fresh water springs and was one of the creators of the land.

The design also contains a ring of concentric circles symbolising an Aboriginal meeting place while the horseshoe shape designs symbolise campsites. Jugs are placed in the design as a representation of European water carrying vessels.

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