Commission | Ancient Connections | Wexford and Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire County Council and Wexford County Council wish to appoint artist(s) to create two new pieces of public art, one in Ferns and one in St Davids as part of Ancient Connections a new heritage and arts EU-funded project linking County Wexford in Ireland with North Pembrokeshire in Wales.

The artworks must be linked either visually or conceptually and be made from sustainable materials. Cross-border collaborations are welcomed. The contract will be awarded in two stages. Stage one is an Open Call for Expressions of Interest. Applicants are invited to present an artistic approach to the brief, not a design proposal. From these submissions, a shortlist of five artists will be selected by a cross-border panel. Artists will be invited to make site visits, meet communities and develop designs and a costed proposal. A fee of €1500 will be paid to these artists.

Budget

The budget is €175,000 to include all costs.

Deadline (Stage one)

17:00, Monday 21 September.

Brief

Click on the following link to download a copy of the brief: MS Word (0.06MB)

To Apply

All submissions and enquiries MUST be made through Etender Wales Bravo Solution: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtm

Applicants will need to register. Once logged in you will be able to access the full brief and tender details by looking within the PQQ section. Please search within the ‘PQQ open to all suppliers’ section and look for ‘Procurement of Public Art Pieces for Ancient Connections’.

 

 

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