Commissions

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Title of position advertised
Public Art Commission, 315-349 Mill Road, Cambridge

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Project Budget: £46,000

Deadline
15/11/2016

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Expressions of interest are invited from artists with experience of working in the public realm to develop a site-specific artwork, or series of artworks. The artwork should enhance the setting for the new student accommodation and reference the unique heritage and context of Mill Road, Cambridge.  There is a vibrant cultural and business scene within Mill Road and engagement with the community and students at Anglia Ruskin University throughout the development process is a requirement.

The following have been identified as the key aims and objectives for the Public Art commissioning programme:

  • To provide a high-quality public art programme encouraging excellence and innovation in public art. 
  • To provide an outcome with enduring physical presence.  
  • To reference the heritage and culture of the area in order to ensure relevance, a sense of ownership and stimulate curiosity for the artwork. 
  • To engage local businesses, residents and students to enhance the public realm encouraging a sense of shared space and community.  
  • To aid legibility and provide a welcoming public space within the site.  
  • To establish a collaborative approach between the key stakeholders and members of the design team.  
  • To provide a meaningful addition and inform future public art commissions within Cambridgeshire.

The budget for the project is £46,000.

Project completion date February 2018

For more information and to download a copy of the brief please visit www.placeservices.co.uk/news-events/

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.