Public Art Commission - CALL FOR EOI

Friday, 12 December 2014

Key Dates:

Expressions of Interest close: Thursday 08 January 2015 at 5pm (WST)

St John of God Murdoch Hospital (Perth WA) seeks to commission an artist to create an iconic artwork in the area of the main hospital entrance.

The artist commissioned will work with the hospital's Manager Arts Program and architects to develop an artwork that complements the existing entrance and help create and foster a welcoming, holistic and healing environment.

The commissioned artwork will aim to become an exemplar of excellence, a unique and iconic representation of the hospital and its service to the community, as well as a recognisable statement to promote and highlight the importance of the Hospital and its mission widely.

CONCEPT AND THEME

This commissioned artwork must reflect the Vision, Mission and Values of St John of God Health Care and which underpin the St John of God Murdoch Hospital Art Collection and Art Program:

  • Vision '…believes that healing should be enhanced by an environment that nurtures the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual wellbeing of those in its care'.
  • Mission '…promoting life to the full by enhancing the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual dimensions of being human'.
  • Values '…Hospitality, Compassion, Respect, Justice and Excellence'

ARTIST(S) SELECTION PROCEDURE

St John of God Murdoch Hospital is nearing completion of the first stage of a major redevelopment. As part of the redevelpment project and St John of God Murdoch Hospital's commitment to art a significant public artwork will be commissioned following the principles of the % for art scheme. One artist or artist team will be commissioned.

The commissioning process will be undertaken in the following stages:

1. The Commission will be promoted widely by public advertisement to source Expressions of Interest.

2. An information session and hospital tour on the commission with the Arts Program Manager and other representatives of St John of God Murdoch Hospital, will be held prior to the Expressions of Interest closing submission date. Artists are encouraged to attend.

3. Shortlisting of Artists - A Selection Committee set up to oversee the project will shortlist up to four (4) artists to proceed to the Design Concept stage based on their expression of interest. The short-listing and final selection meeting will be facilitated by the Arts Program Manager. No fee will be paid for the Expression of Interest. Artists will be advised within a week of the EOI closing date.

4. A detailed briefing meeting between the shortlisted Artists will be organised within a week of the artists being shortlisted.

5. Design Concept and Final Selection - The shortlisted artists will be invited to develop design concepts for which a fee of $2,000 + GST will be paid. The final selection of the artist(s) will be conducted by the selected Selection Committee set up to oversee the project and facilitated by the Arts Program Manager.

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An Expression of Interest for Artist Services

 

St John of God Murdoch Hospital seeks to commission an artist to create an iconic artwork in the area of the main hospital entrance.

 

The artist commissioned will work with the hospital's Manager Arts Program and architects to develop an artwork that complements the existing entrance and help create and foster a welcoming, holistic and healing environment.

 

The commissioned artwork will aim to become an exemplar of excellence, a unique and iconic representation of the hospital and its service to the community, as well as a recognisable statement to promote and highlight the importance of the Hospital and its mission widely.

 

 

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