10 Unknown Miner Bronze Trophies delivered to Wits

10 Unknown Miner Trophies were recently delivered to the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Engineering faculty. The 30cm high bronze figures will be presented as awards for achievement in a wide range of Louis Wald - 23/06/2015

Unknown Miner Trophy Version Completed

The Unknown Miner Trophy was commissioned by the University of the Witwatersrand Engineering faculty following the acquisition of the Unknown Miner work in 2012. The 30cm Trophy version was made by creating a computer model from a laser scan of the 3m original then fabricating it using a 3D Louis Wald - 13/02/2014

Man and his Soul and The Unknown Miner featured in WitsReview

Man and his Soul and The Unknown Miner are featured in the April edition of WitsReview the University of the Witwatersrand quarterly magazine. The authors are Kathy Munro, Honorary Associate Professor, Wits School of Architecture and Planning. Natalie Knight, Art Curator, FCLM West Campus art Louis Wald - 16/04/2012

Unknown Miner Unveiled on Wednesday - Happy birthday, Wits is 90 years

See this article from the Sowetan. Delighted that this newly erected Herman Wald cast is being associated with Wit's 90th birthday. This was a substantial event, dancers, mining hard hats, and lots of people. Interesting to note significance of the miner to many Louis Wald - 31/03/2012

Star newspaper article on new Wits sculptures

Star reporter Omphitlhetse Mooki and photographer Dumisani Sibeko met me on site for about two hours on 19 November. See the resulting online version of the article here. See a copy of the print version below. I was perhaps a bit over exuberant but did not seem to embarrass my self too badly. Ms Mooki's take on the Miner's pose was interesting. "Could be a Victory gesture. On the other hand Surrender works as well." by Louis Wald - 21/12/2011

'The Unknown Miner' installed at the University of the Witwatersrand

Following the preparation here 'The Unknown Miner' was installed at the entrance to the Engineering Faculty building at the the University of the Witwatersrand over the last few days. by Louis Wald - 22/11/2011

The Unknown Miner is ready for installation at the University of the Witwatersrand

The 'Unknown Miner' project began at Wits in the same way as described above for 'Man and his Soul'. The staff expressed a liking for the Miner's figurative form striking an abstract pose. It presented an opportunity for the Engineering & the Built Environment Faculty Louis Wald - 15/11/2011