situate - International Sculpture Competition for Perth


James Angus

Dibble Art Studio and Athfield Architects
Richard Giblett
Jean-Bernard Métais

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Situate is a two-stage open competition to commission a major public artwork for Forrest Place, Perth, the capital city of the State of Western Australia.

Category Project Competition / Competition Result
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous
Genre Sculpture
Country Perth, Australia
RegDeadline 20 May 2009 GoogleCal iCal
20 May 2009 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All

Forrest Place, which is the location of a proposed major multi-million dollar upgrade, has been announced as the site for the artwork.

situate has been designed to encourage innovative partnerships between creative minds from a range of disciplines.

$1million is being offered for an artwork to transform the city landscape and represents a new challenge to public art and its interaction with the built environment in WA.

Prospective entrants in the situate competition are strongly encouraged to register. You will be notified of changes to this site.

To be announced

Stage 2 Design Fees (x5)
AUD$10,000 each (includes all fees, travel and disbursement costs)

Commission Budget
AUD$1,000,000 (includes all design fees, travel, construction, insurance and installation costs)

Entry Fee

One A2 size panel

Statement of Qualifications (Six copies)
- Entrant Information (1 page maximum)
- Concept (2 page maximum)
- Approach (1 page maximum)
- Project Experience (7 pages maximum)
- Qualifications of Key Personnel (3 pages maximum)

Announcement of finalists: 1 June 2009
Deadline for the submission of Stage 2 entries :29 July 2009
Announcement of winner: 12 August 2009

Western Australian Department of Culture and the Arts

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