Published: Tuesday, 9th July 2019
Are you a local artist? Could you deliver a bold and creative piece of public art that will celebrate the life of the East Greenwich Gasholder?
SGN alongside the Royal Borough of Greenwich and Greenwich Industrial History Society is looking to appoint a local artist, or artists, to design and deliver a bold and creative piece of public art that will celebrate the life of East Greenwich Gasholder Number 1.
During the dismantling of the gasholder, on Greenwich Peninsula, by SGN, components and materials will be retained for the successful artist to use in their final sculpture. Entries are invited from artists from Greenwich, Lewisham, Bexley and Bromley.
Cllr Sizwe James, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Growth, said:
"The Royal Borough of Greenwich is home to many artists and I would urge them apply for this opportunity to create a piece of public art that preserves the industrial heritage of our borough."
Scott Lewis, Senior Property Operations Manager at SGN, said:
"We're looking for bold and original ideas to reflect the industrial character and heritage of the local area through this public art commission. Artists will be expected to utilise salvaged material from the gas holder’s dismantling creatively within their work. The selected artist will be awarded a suitable budget to complete the project."
Shortlisted artists will be invited to present their ideas to a judging panel comprising representatives of the commissioning organisations: SGN, Royal Borough of Greenwich and Greenwich Industrial History Society.
How to apply
- For further information on how to enter please email Jessica: firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 19 July 2019 with a very short biography and two photos of previous work.
- After receiving full information on how to enter the final deadline for entries is Friday 9 August 2019.
- Shortlisted artists will be notified by end of August and invited to present their ideas to the judging panel.