Canberra - Final Fantasy Save Crystal on Rudd Street

Not so long ago this blue thingie suddenly popped up on the corner of Moore and Rudd Sts in Civic. My immediate impression was that it looked like a giant version of a blue save crystal from Final Fantasy XII - you know, a device you can touch and then it will allow you to save your game so that you can return back to the saved state if you screw up ahead in the game. A real handy thing to have in real life, too! If only.

I'm sure the ACT Government didn't have a save crystal in mind (though I'm sure it wishes it could do with one) when this was commissioned - OK, a little research reveals that it's called Blue Sky Shard by Jon Tarry. There's a similar one in purple erected on the opposite side of the intersection (completely blocked from view in this photo unfortunately). Would have been nice if the other one had been orange, since FFXII had the orange crystals too.

Copyright: Unkle Kennykoala
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Taken: 10/06/2012
Uploaded: 11/06/2012
Updated: 08/07/2014


Tags: australia; act; sculpture; 2012
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