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Toi Pōneke Public Artwork - call for submissions

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March 2018

Toi Pōneke Arts Centre is inviting artists and designers to submit a design for a public artwork on the East building at 61 Abel Smith Street, pictured below left.

An artist’s fee of $5,000 is available to support one proposal from an arts/design practitioner that fulfils the criteria outlined in the project brief.

Download the project brief

Proposed artwork will

  • respond to the site including the architecture of each building and existing signage, colours, texture, etc.
  • consider local Māori whakapapa and history
  • reflect the activity within to give Toi Pōneke a clear creative identity and act as an interface between residents at Toi Pōneke and the public
  • be a visible link from the Cuba - Abel Smith Street intersection.
Please send your proposal to by Wednesday 7 March 2018.
Any questions please email Jane Yonge
Earlier Event: February 10
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