Last chance to take part in South East art transformation
28 February, 2017
Artists have one month left to submit their concepts for a new series of public art to be displayed along the light rail route in Kensington and Kingsford.
Transport for NSW is inviting artists to submit expressions of interest by 31 March for ArtMoves, an initiative to transform the streets with sculptures, street art, outdoor furniture and landscape designs, creating fresh spaces for the community to enjoy.
Five sites along Anzac Parade in Kensington and Kingsford have been identified to play host to the public art installations. Providing a blank canvas, these sites will allow artists to create works that redefine the way locals and visitors relate to public spaces.
Entrants will need to submit their CV and concept designs as part of their submission which will then be judged by a panel of expert judges including Creative Director Gill Minervini, recently responsible for Barangaroo Welcome Celebrations and Winter Feast at MONA.
Ms Minervini said public art has the capacity to completely change the way people use and relate to their environment.
“Places we’ve never noticed can come alive, spaces we’ve never used become part of our everyday lives - this is the potential that art has in the public domain,” Ms Minervini said.
“ArtMoves will do this in the Kensington and Kingsford area. Through the creativity and imagination of artists we will transform these sites into spaces that are used, noticed and loved."
For more information on how to submit an expression of interest, visit our ArtMoves page.
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