Newtown Artseat 

The Newtown art seat was a public works project designed for Marrickville council in 2015. It's intent was to shed light on three important figures whose contribution to society was either overshadowed or overlooked. 

"In light of Brilliance"

Lena Horne - got blacklisted form Hollywood by being on the
right side of history in the civil rights movement

Hedy Lamarr - More than a Screen siren she invented the
frequency hopping technology that is still used for Wi-Fi today 

John Rothermel - An performer in the iconic Cockettes a Psychedelic
drag performance troupe from San Francisco in the mid 70's