Call for applications open to all forms of artistic creation – PARIS RIVE GAUCHE – deadline 3 March 2012 #artopps

Semapa, an urban development company of the Paris Rive Gauche area in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, is launching an international call for applications open to all forms of artistic creation.

Aims of the artistic project
Drawing on the specificities and the evolution of its surroundings, the artwork will contribute to enhance and assert the attractivity and the centrality of the site as a bridge between two parts of the city and, on a larger scale, of this blooming area. It will also act as a link between several public sites which have already proven themselves favourable to pursue the

Selection criteria
The provisional budget, including fees and production costs, amounts to 600.000 euros, excluding taxes.
The selection will take place in two steps.
The first part will be open to all applicants; a maximum of five artists will be selected to participate in the second phase. Each of these artists will have until the final trimester of 2012 to produce sketches on the basis of the contract specifications. Each of these proposals will be compensated in the amount of 15.000 euros, including taxes.