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Public Art Commission Bournemouth

Deadline: January 21, 2015, 5:00 pm

THAT Group is seeking to commission an artist to create an innovative and striking artwork, or series of artworks for integration into the public realm design of their new Hilton Hotel development in Bournemouth. This commission is being funded through a S106 agreement with Bournemouth Borough Council, for this contemporary development in the town's centre.


Reporting to a designated Project Panel, an experienced artist is sought to design a site-specific, innovative, timeless and high quality artwork (or series of artworks) for integration into the external public realm/ landscaped areas of the scheme.

It is anticipated that the work produced in response to this brief will be largely focussed on the retaining wall at block B but will extend to the retaining walls in the vicinity of blocks A and C, as well as providing aesthetic treatment of the hotel's associated landscaped areas and pathways. (see the brief below for full details and diagrams)

The public art at the site is expected to serve as an aesthetic narrative for a pedestrian audience and will be clearly visible from nearby highways.


The maximum overall budget for the project is £38,000 for materials, fees and installation.

For more information please download the full brief below.

Download TM381 Artist's Brief Final.pdf(2,786 KB)