CLOSES: 5PM (AEDT) FRIDAY 10 MARCH 2017
The City of Sydney is seeking expressions of interest for the Art & About Sydney 2017/18 program.
We are looking for big ideas that temporarily transform public and unusual spaces in the City of Sydney’s local area. We wish to engage, involve and inspire Sydneysiders, and seek creative projects that share this aim.
Ideas and proposals from all art disciplines are welcome including but not limited to visual artists, curators, performers, collectives, filmmakers, musicians, writers, composers, theatre companies, storytellers, producers, choreographers, architects, designers and anyone with a big creative idea that meets our creative brief.
Art & About Sydney is a continuous program and as such we are looking for work that can take place from July 2017 onwards.
All questions in relation to the EOI process must be made in writing to the City’s Tendering Officer, Greg Lynn. You must not contact any other City officer with questions about this expression of interest. Please refer to the terms and conditions section at the end of the online application form for more information around requesting clarifications.
We recommend you check this webpage regularly for any updates to the expression of interest before the closing date.
Applications close at 5pm (AEDT) on Friday 10 March 2017.
02 9265 9449
We are looking for projects and installations that are:
We are particularly interested in projects/works that focus on the following:
Selected works will be realised from July 2017 onwards.
A number of projects will be supported, valued between $10,000 – $85,000. Budgets for the installation/project are to cover all costs for the presentation of the artwork.
If your project is shortlisted, the City may pay the artist/organisation a fee of $1,000 (plus GST if applicable) to refine the project proposal if necessary.
All submissions must be made via the online form HERE.
To complete the form you will need the following:
Applicants should check this webpage for any updates to the expression of interest before the application deadline. The updates will appear here.
Proposals will be evaluated according but not limited to:
Approximate timeframes are as follows:
Art & About projects can take place anywhere within the City’s local area, for example, Hyde Park north and south, Martin Place, Pitt Street Mall, Customs House Square, Alfred Street, Wynyard Park, Queens Square, Sydney Square and Sydney Park. You can review maps of our local area and further information on our major parks and venues.
We are also happy to work with artists to investigate securing location approvals from private property owners. Other locations can be proposed and discussed with the City if your application is shortlisted.