Covalent Bondis situated in the heart of Fortitude Valley's entertainment precinct. A stand alone sculpture fabricated in a modular fashion using a combination of 4mm grade 316 stainless steel and 6mm marine grade aluminium with two pac paint finish. Featuring cast relief panels in the base, it reaches a height of 4100mm.
Covalent Bond contemplates the imperceptible forces that bond water molecules and other structures together and how these forces operate in both nature and culture. Through process, the artist references Newstead's history of assembly, fabrication, boat building and the location of storage vessels including water tanks known to be used in the area.