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Town Centre Link Timeline commission

Deadline: November 28, 2008

Westfield Shoppingtowns Limited is developing the largest retail-led, mixed-use urban regeneration project ever undertaken in the United Kingdom. Situated adjacentto the site of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the development will create a new metropolitan centre for East London. Connecting the new development to Stratford town centre and the regional station is the Town Centre Link bridge. The bridge presents the opportunity for an artist to create site specific work to create points of interest along the bridge, referencing Stratford’s history.

Westfield has allowed a budget of UKP140,000 + VAT for the realization of the commission. A steering group within Westfield will oversee the selection process, advised by their public art coordinator. Five artists will be selected to take part in an open competition in response to this brief.

There is an expectation that the selected design will result in a work of art that is in harmony with, and integral to, the architecture enriching the visual and cultural experience for those that live, work, visit and experience Stratford City.

To register an expression of interest please send a CD and 1 hard copy including:

  • A letter of application, which outlines why you are interested in this project, your experience of this type of work and how you would approach the commission. Max 1 page
  • Up to 3 examples of relevant work you have completed including descriptions and images (all images must be presented in a PowerPoint presentation). Please outline the costs and timescales of these projects. Max 1 page
  • Other supporting information – please limit to 8 images, 2 sides of A4 or equivalent.
  • Current CV
  • Details of two referees

To: Kate Ward, Public Art Coordinator, Westfield, MidCity Place, High Holborn, London, WC1V 6EA

Please note all submissions will be kept on file and will not be returned to the applicant.

For further information please contact Kate Ward on 0207 0611863 or [email protected]

Full artists brief(623 KB)