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New South Glasgow Hospitals - Graphics Project: EXTENDED DEADLINE

Deadline: March 19, 2012, 5:00 pm

New South Glasgow Hospitals - Graphics Project

We want children and young people to help shape the environment of the New South Glasgow Hospitals by working with artists and designers to develop graphics for the new Children’s Hospital.

Working through a residency format, the artists and designers will work with children and young people, supported by specialist Age Appropriate Care and Play staff, at Yorkhill Children’s Hospital to develop graphics which will be applied a range of identified spaces in the New Children’s Hospital that forms part of the New South Glasgow Hospitals project.

The individuals/teams will agree a programme of work in Yorkhill over 2012-2013 and deliver the final graphics into the new hospital in 2014. This is a vital element of the Working Well, People and Spaces Therapeutic Design and Art Strategy for the New South Glasgow Hospitals.

Applications are invited from lead artists, or teams of artists and designers. Four (4) residencies are currently planned with a total budget of £100,000 including fees, all materials and installation costs. Proposals will be for either:
A) one lead artist to work with the team to develop the concept and then recruit other artists/designers; or
B) a group of four artists/designers who will undertake the whole project.

Applicants will require to be registered with the PVG scheme and will be required to comply with policies and protocols within Yorkhill Children’s Hospital. Installed work will have to comply with health and safety as well as infection control protocols.

For further information, please contact [email protected] (Chris Fremantle), or call 07714203016, or visit the website below. The revised deadline is Monday 19th March 2012 at 17:00.

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