Above: Marisa Angelis -Artist with Peoplescape Figure 2001 – Nomination
Fellow Australians nominated Marisa Angelis -Artist for The Peoplescape – The Centenary of Federation 2001. Marisa Angelis gained recognition for Artist, Designer, Writer, Poet and depicted in a life size cut out of ‘Marisa Angelis Peoplescape Figure
Peoplescape Figure Of Marisa Angelis 2001
Video of the completed Peoplescape Figure of Marisa Angelis -Artist
Whilst Australia celebrated nation-wide, honouring the nominees, the people of ‘All Walks of Lives and Backgrounds’, with concerts, fireworks displays, school programs and events, nationally, people were busy decorating blank life-size figures – with paint, photography, poetry and many other creative forms transforming them into Peoplescape Figures.
Historic Service and Heritage Research Centre, Mitcham, South Australia
With one of the volunteers, the most delightful Julie Keay, dressed in Federation attire joined Marisa and guests for the local Project Exhibition of Nominees celebrating Federation at the Eastern Suburb Regional Historic Societies
‘The Peoplescape’ – Angelis’s second nomination – depicted in life size cut out and recognised for ‘Artist, Designer, Writer, Poet’
The installation covered the landscape and figures withstood gale-force winds, rain and sunshine attracting audiences who wandered through ‘the Peoplescape exhibition’, reading the inspirational stories of both women and men whilst enjoying the creative effort of each and every Peoplescape figure.
The ABC Television (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) broadcasted the live concert nationally from Canberra, Australia’s capital with leading Australian entertainers celebrating the spirit of the Australian people and featured The Peoplescape exhibition.
Surviving Peoplescape Figures, were to be placed/ exhibited in The National Museum Canberra – Australia.