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Call to Artists - Warming Shelter/Art Installation - Open

The City is seeking to commission a local architect, student of architecture, landscape architect, interior designer, artist, industrial designer or multi-disciplinary team to create 1 of 4 warming shelters that will be integrated into Bright Lights Windsor. The commissioned shelter must be installed no later than November 23, 2018. Applicants may apply to construct one or all four of the warming shelters with the deadline remaining firm.

Projects must focus on encouraging a unifying experience of people and represent/reflect our connection to the River and the Land. The final projects must utilize natural resources in construction and take advantage of natural processes in the design to create a heat source and wind barrier for the warming hut.

Eligibility

The competition is open to applicants living in the City of Windsor or within Essex County. Applications may be made by individuals or a group of collaborators (all collaborators must be residents within the region). Multi-disciplinary teams are encouraged including local architect, student of architecture, landscape architect, interior designer, artist, industrial designer.

Please see Project Guidelines for detailed application and eligibility requirements.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for submissions: October 23, 2018 - 3pm
  • Winning project announcement: October 25, 2018
  • Project installation deadline: November 23, 2018

Important Documents

Contact

For general information, call 311. For detailed inquiries, please contact the Michelle Staadegaard, City Events Initiatives Coordinator as follows:
519-253-2300 ext. 2726; email, mstaadegaard@citywindsor.ca

Call to Artists - Public Art Installation - Closed 

The City of Windsor is inviting local artists to participate in enhancing and creating a Public Art Installation, which will be displayed as part of Bright Lights Windsor.

The City is seeking to commission an artist or artist-led team to create three new works of light based, sculptural art that will be integrated into Bright Lights Windsor. The commissioned artist(s) will have to have installed their project by the third week of November, 2018. Artists may apply for one or more of the locations (see locations below) with the deadline remaining firm.

Projects must focus on memory making opportunities for our community to experience a spectacular backdrop of thousands of lights and stunning displays, a wonderland shared with family and friends.  

Eligibility

 

Applications may be made by individual artists or a group of artist collaborators (all artist collaborators must be residents within the region). Please see Project Guidelines for detailed application and eligibility requirements.

Important Dates

  • Deadline for Submissions: June 22, 2018 - 3 p.m. - Closed
  • Winning project announcement: July 13, 2018
  • Project Installation Deadline: Late October, Early November 2018

Important Documents

 

 Related Links

 
Project Guidelines
Project Application
2017 Bright Lights Windsor