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May 30, 2018

Public Art Commission | Clanbrassil Street Rejuvenation, Louth County Council

Application deadline: Wednesday 11 July, 12 noon

Louth County Council is seeking expressions of interest from artists to create an artwork or artworks to be sited on the Clanbrassil Street, Church Street, Bridge Street axis. This commission is in conjunction with the planned rejuvenation of this linear street, which aims to establish a new identity for this key gateway into Dundalk Town Centre. This will, in turn, assist in rebalancing the centre of gravity of the town, and build upon the benefits reaped through the successful Market Square redevelopment of 2012.

This is a two-stage selection process. The Selection Panel will consist of representation from the Clanbrassil Street/ Church Street/ Bridge Street Rejuvenation Executive Team, the community on the streets in question, an independent professional artist and a member from the Design Team.

The total budget for the artwork is €62,000. This amount is inclusive of VAT. The successful artist will be responsible for the design, creation, site delivery and installation of the artwork within budget.

Artists Brief: Clanbrassil St Public Art Commission
Suppoting Documents and Plans: www.louthcoco.ie/Public-Art-Commission/

Stage 1 – Expressions of Interest
Expressions of Interest are sought from artists to create an artwork in response to the briefing document.

Site visit
To organise a time for a site visit artists can contact the project engineer on 1890 202 303 or email infrastructure@louthcoco.ie . Site visits will take place between 9.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Stage 2
€500 will be paid to the artists selected, who will be invited to present their proposals to the Selection Panel. The proposal must include; sketch designs, visualisations and a maquette as well as an explanation of the concept for the artwork and how the artist would approach its design, fabrication and installation.

All Expressions of Interest should be posted or delivered in hard copy to –

Eugene Mc Manus,
Administrative Officer,
Infrastructure,
Louth County Council,
Town Hall,
Crowe Street,
Dundalk,
County Louth
(A91 W20C)


Public Art Commission | Clanbrassil Street Rejuvenation, Louth County Council