Monday, August 11th, 2014

Photo / Filming Opportunity: Friday 15 August 2014

Giant Sea Turtle arrives to celebrate World First Undersea Art Exhibition at a SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium

WHAT: A gigantic, 5 metre tall, 15 metre long Sea Turtle will cruise Sydney Harbour past the iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House to celebrate the opening of the World’s First Undersea Art Exhibition at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.

The monumental floating sculpture is emblazoned with BJ Price Art’s seminal art-design “Alpha”, an abstract expressionist black and white rendering of coral reef structures.

The floating sculpture named the Alpha Turtle will be berthed at Cockle Bay near to SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium announcing the opening the Undersea Art Exhibition. The Aquarium will host the art exhibition 12 Aug to 11 Sep ’14, featuring a collection of BJ Price’s abstract paintings submerged in the underwater display tanks.

WHEN: Friday, 15 August 2014

WHERE: 1. 8:45am for prompt 9:00am start

Mrs Macquarie’s Rd, Sydney: Mrs Macquarie’s Chair down on the harbor walk-way.

2. 10:15am for prompt 10:30am start

Cockle Bay between IMAX and SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium, in front of moored Alpha Turtle.


  • Photos and footage of:

    • The Alpha Turtle floating past Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House, from Mrs Macquarie’s Chair.

    • The Alpha Turtle arrives in Cockle Bay for residency during Undersea Art Exhibition at SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium.

    • Placement of art by SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium diver into tanks

  • Interview with:

    • BJ Price, the creator of the Alpha Turtle and the Undersea Art Exhibition at SEA LIFE Sydney, will be available at Cockle Bay in front of the Alpha Turtle at 10:30 am

For further media information, please contact:

Main Media Contact

BJ Price Art:

Brad Cox 0400 848 746, [email protected]

SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium:

Kristy Enright 0411 065 926, [email protected]


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Gallery V represents and promotes a wide variety of fine art by award-winning and emerging Australian artists via their website and Woolloomooloo Gallery.
Geoff Hirsh
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M: 0411 68 11 22


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