The Rainbow Pole

The Rainbow Pole and the Memory Tree (the lemon-scented gum) honour the richness of children’s experiences, and their ability to face adversity with courage, compassion and wisdom. It celebrates the joy of sharing life with them. 

They are a tribute to our son, Patrick Gordon-Martínez, who sadly died last year, and to all the children of Footscray Primary School. These new school landmarks offer a place to remember and to reconnect with what we care about and those we love. We hope you will enjoy them and make them yours.  

The Rainbow Pole was created and generously donated to Patrick’s family and Footscray Primary School by BiGfiSh, a design and fabrication practice in Footscray. 

With kind wishes to all,

From Patrick’s family