Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.11.10
Dear Indigenous Artist,
INVITATION TO A BRIEFING FOR THE
LANEWAY COMMISSIONS 2011
AN INDIGENOUS PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITY
The Laneway Commissions are:
an annual season of temporary artworks in the public realm
experiential in nature, embracing all contemporary art practices
based on the artist's choice of site (in Melbourne's CBD), topic and
Click here for information on the City of Melbourne's Public Art Program,
including current and previous seasons of the Laneway Commissions.
The Laneway Commissions 2011 will be an exclusively Indigenous season,
open to Victoria-based Indigenous artists only.
The Laneway Commissions are developed by Council through a multi-phase
1) Artists submit an initial, rough proposal:
Submissions for the Laneway Commissions 2011 will close in January
2) Concept development of a selected number of shortlisted proposals:
The City will work closely with the shortlisted artists to support
the concept develeopment phase.
3) Commissioning of final selected projects:
The season of commissioned projects is likely to be launched in late
We hope you can join us for the full briefing on this Public Art
Wednesday 27 October, 5.30pm - 7.00pm
Council Meeting Room, Level 2
Melbourne Town Hall
cnr. Swanston and Collins streets, Melbourne
Please RSVP by Friday 22 October
phone: (03) 9658 9455
Please feel free to pass this invitation on to your networks.
Please note: this opportunity is open to Victoria-based Indigenous artists
and confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity
must be included in the submission of all proposals.
Full details of application criteria will be provided at the briefing.
Please don't hesitate to contact me on (03) 9658 9455 or
firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries.
Laura Ogden | Public Art Project Coordinator | Arts and Culture
As a signatory to the Indigenous Art Code we are committed to ethical and transparent business dealings with Indigenous visual artists and abide by the standards set out in the Code.