Sir Henry Parkes: “Father Of Federation”
The Pod is pleased to announce the successful completion of The Henry Parkes Story exhibition in Parkes, New South Wales.
Installed within Moat House Cottage, a replica of Sir Henry Parkes’ cottage in Coventry, England, this 12-minute cinematic animation not only tells the story of Australia’s “Father Of Federation” Henry Parkes, but also explores a number of significant historical events, both local and global, that occurred parallel with his life.
An ultra widescreen, three-projection system combined with 5.1 surround sound creates a very unique and engaging experience for the viewer. The animations are completely derived from actual historical photographs, with the story transporting viewers all the way from the Battle of Waterloo to Charles Darwin’s infamous voyage to the Galapagos Islands.
Opening to the public this week, The Henry Parkes Story is a permanent installation, a fitting tribute to and celebration of the man, as well as the township named in his honour.
Click the link for a short preview: