So I have not been very good at updating the site this summer, what can i say? Summer has been fun. Anyways just thought I would pass on some great articles/art urban issues today…..
This one is about urban issues in Montreal, talking about art and everything else.
(image from the article)
Next is a great article about Atlanta and how its using art to wake up the city!
And lastly via Gord Leverton, Artbomb a great place to bid/get Canadian art!!
CALL FOR ARTISTS
The City of Hamilton is seeking emerging artists and those artists new to working in public art to submit designs to the James Street North Public Art Competition.
Competition awards of $1400 each will be given to up to three artists for the design of art works to be installed along James Street North. Fabrication and installation will be undertaken by the city.
Budget for fabrication and installation: $6000 per piece
Deadline for submission:
3:00 p.m. June 17, 2010.
(Subject to change. It is the Artist’s responsibilty to visit this website to check for any changes to or clarifications of the submission requirements and deadline by addenda before making a submission)
Mandatory Information Meeting:
In order to have a submission accepted the artist must attend one of two mandatory information meetings:
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday May 11, 2010 or
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Tuesday May 18, 2010
Christ Church Cathedral, Myler Hall
252 James Street North, Hamilton, Ontario. L8R 2L3
(Also as a side note where is this bike lock I have never seen it)