Call for Artists and Designers: Blackhorse Lane Art Commission

We are pleased to announce an open call for designers and artists interested in being considered for a public art commission at Blackhorse Lane, East London.  Part of a wider regeneration programme, this project will result in a permanent piece of art on the gable wall of 6 Blackhorse Lane that will act as a 'public welcome' to the area.  It is envisaged that the final design will celebrate the industrial heritage of Waltham Forest and will draw attention to the rich history of making in the area.

The chosen artist will be selected through a two stage competitive process.  This first open call stage, asks creatives interested in the commission to submit a portfolio of relevant past experience along with a short text outlining their initial response to the brief.  Following this a shortlist of three artists will be selected and asked to put forward concept propopsals for the artwork.  One winner will then be selected to deliver the final piece. 

This commission is part of a wider series of improvements in the Blackhorse Lane area being led by architecture practice, We Made That in collaboration with graphic designers, Europa and The Architecture Foundation.  It is made possible by the London Borough of Waltham Forest who have been awarded funding through the Mayor's Outer London Fund.

To download the full open call document with further details please click here.  The deadline for submitting to the Open Call is 23 April 2013.