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Another Brick In The Wall: Larne Public Art Commission

Deadline: November 3, 2014

Factory Community Forum seeks expressions of interest from experienced and suitably qualified artists or design teams in developing a new public artwork. The project seeks to develop a legacy artwork reflecting the importance of peace and reconciliation and education for the future of children and young people.

The Building Peace through the Arts – Re-Imaging Communities Programme themes are community cohesion, regeneration through the arts, positive relations at the local level, peace and reconciliation, connecting communities.

As a first phase of the project the group developed a local steering group to help manage the process. An Artist was recruited to carry out creative community consultation with a wide range of stakeholders in the community.  He presented a report containing his findings to the steering group including possible themes and potential site locations for the proposed artwork.  The steering group agreed that ‘Maybe one day we will find where our dreams and reality collide’ as the theme most open to artistic interpretation.

The preferred location for the public art is Larne High School wall, Old Glenarm Road, Larne and preference will be given to works in relief and/or of a permanent nature.

The total budget available for the artwork is up to £40,000 (inclusive of VAT).

The deadline for expressions of interest is Monday 3rd November 2014 at 12.00pm. Late submissions will not be accepted.

For full details download the artists brief below.

Download Artists Brief Factory Final-1.pdf(326 KB)