Call Out for Old Kent Road Bridge Public Art Commission

Apply now for the Old Kent Road Bridge Public Art Commission. Deadline for expressions of interest is 7th June, 17:00pm. Southwark Council are seeking to commission a creative design team to include a lighting designer to prepare a public art and lighting scheme for the Old Kent Road Railway Bridge (located at the southern end of Old Kent Road). The scheme should rooted in the community from inception to delivery.

Open Until: 07/06/2023

Posted: 24/05/2023

The council intend to select a design team through a two-stage judging process. And will announce the winning team in July 2023, to be awarded artist/design fees up to £40k + VAT. There are up to 4 nominee awards of £1k + VAT for shortlisted entrants to develop proposals, which will be exhibited physically and on digital media.

To find out about eligibility and how to apply, please download a copy of the Open Call Brief at: www.oldkentroad.org.uk/okr-bridge-commission/

All submissions will be individually assessed by a panel, with shortlist announced in 15th June 2023. The winner will be announced in July 2023.

Teams with local knowledge and local ties are encouraged and no design work is required a first-stage, Expression of Interest.

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