Yellow Admiral Butterfly
Yellow Admiral Butterfly sundial mosaic feature Helen Bodycomb (commissioned by Romanis Trinham Collaborations) for Lake Pertobe, Warnmabool glass smalti and steel 2022
MUSSEL – FRACTALS IN TIME
In 2022 Helen Bodycomb was commissioned to make two large glass mosaic mussel works, together with Romanis Trinham Collaborations (Glenn Romanis and Mark Trinham), for the new Spirit of Tasmania Ferry Terminal in Geelong.
World Within, World Without
‘World within, World without’ is the title of the Victorian State Memorial to The Forgotten Australians. Commissioned from Helen Bodycomb by the Victorian State Government in 2010, the work is now part of the City of Melbourne’s Public Art Collection.The work commemorates the moment of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s National Apology to The Forgotten Australians on 16 November 2009 . This highly significant event not only elevated the profile of the Forgotten Australians and the...
FUTURESCAPE was the result of a mosaic/sculpture project commissioned in 2012 by The City of Melbourne for ArtPlay, the city’s children’s creative arts centre at Birrarung Marr in central Melbourne. Helen Bodycomb was engaged to develop and deliver the project. This was the second commission by Helen for ArtPLay, the first being the ‘Once upon a slime’ entry feature, 2009. Behind the ArtPlay building was a rarely used patch of gravel. From 2009 to 2013...
The Unswept Floor is a genre of mosaic also known as Asarotos œcos or Asaratos Oikos. The second century BCE Greek mosaicist Sosus of Pergamon is attributed as having been the author of this genre that became popular across the Roman Empire. Depicting food scraps as though strewn across a floor, this more modern interpretation of The Unswept Floor was commissioned by The City of Boroondara in Melbourne, in 2004 for installation at Camberwell Fresh...
In 1989-99 Helen worked in partnership with Turkish artist Enver Camdal. As Camdal & Bodycomb, they made a large number of public artworks over a three year period, the largest project of them a major project for iconic Bondi beach in Sydney. 29 individual pieces of mosaic street furniture were commissioned by the City of Waverley. They were meticulously fabricated in Northcote, Melbourne using the indirect method – for installation on bench seats and table...