Artist opportunity for the Sir Maurice Wilkes Building, St John’s Innovation Park, Cambridge – deadline 5 September 2016

Artist Opportunity for the Sir Maurice Wilkes Building, St John’s Innovation Park, Cambridge
Summary
ARTIST’S BRIEF – ‘SPIRIT OF ENQUIRY’

Place Services is seeking applications from artists with experience of working in the public realm whose practice explores the cross-over between the Arts and (computer) Sciences. The proposed artwork is to be located at the St John’s Innovation Park, Cambridge for the new ‘Sir Maurice Wilkes Building. The building will be a prominent landmark, with the artwork designed as a focus of celebration for the discoveries of Sir Maurice Wilkes.

There is a £52,000 budget including design, community engagement, and fabrication and installation costs.

The selected artist will be appointed in September 2016 for the works to be completed January 2018.

To find out more and to download a full brief go to: www.placeservices.co.uk/news-events

or email to request a copy email: clare.cleary@essex.gov.uk

Please ensure you have read the full brief prior to applying.

Application deadline: 5th September 2016 at 9am.

Interviews: 20th September, Cambridge