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The Lost Gardens of Stoke-on-Trent commissions

‘The Lost Gardens of Stoke-on-Trent’ is a weekend of artistic activity, reflection and discussion running from 16-18 September celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the 1986 National Garden Festival, a major turning point in the regeneration of Stoke-on-Trent.

The project will involve the creation of new artistic commissions; a showcase of cultural activity in the city and associated events. Audiences will navigate around the Festival site and encounter the artistic programme at different sites via a marked trail. The project is taking place as part of the five-year Artcity programme of artistic activities in redundant and vacant spaces.

The ArtCity Consortium are seeking to select four site-responsive commissions open to creative practictioners at all stages of their careers, which will activate this hidden garden in the city. More information on the event and commissions can be found here.

Deadline: Noon, Friday 8 July 2016.


M5 Mile Artist Commission

MADE are looking to commission five artists from Birmingham and the Black Country to enliven a space under the M5 motorway in Sandwell for a one day event on Saturday 16 July 2016.

The commissions are inspired by MADE's vision for a Black Country Garden City utilising a neglected section of land under the raised section of the M5 motorway between junctions 1 and 2.

Full information can found here. Deadline: Monday 20 June 2016.



Commission opportunity - Fête Des Lumières, Lyon

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a co-commission between Fête des Lumières de Lyon and WERK (formerly EC-Arts), for an artist or organisation based in Birmingham to produce one or multiple 'Monumental Light Object' for a key central location in Lyon during the Festival of Lights event in December 2014. There will also be the opportunity to exhibit the work within the Longbridge Light Festival in 2015, if considered appropriate by WERK.

More information can be found here.

Deadline: 12 noon, Friday 8 August 2014.



Commission for public sculpture as part of Birmingham New Street Station redevelopment

 Network Rail and Birmingham City Council are seeking an artist(s) to propose a design and be involved in the build for Public Art that shall fit with the overall concept of the New Street Station redevelopment and compliment the 21st century look. Three areas are proposed for the Art with a total budget of £150,000 (construction and design). www.newstreetnewstart.co.uk

Expressions of interest and any questions should be emailed to Azhar Quaiyoom -  azhar.quaiyoom@networkrail.co.uk
Deadline for expressions of interest: Friday 11 July 2014.
A full design brief and details will be issued on Monday 14 July 2014.


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