Metal and London Borough of Bexley present an open call opportunity to co-commission a new public realm artwork to be sited at Lesnes Abbey Woods.
The selected artwork will be launched at Estuary 2021, the ambitious, highly visible and transformational festival celebrating the Thames Estuary, and be retained as a permanent artwork at Lesnes Abbey Woods, a site of natural, social, and historical importance.
Estuary 2021 are inviting artists to propose initial ideas in response to an Artist Brief via the online application form. Shortlisted artists will be invited to a brief online interview, with one proposal selected for the co-commission.
The appointed artist (or artist group) will join a cohort of artists who are creating new artworks for Wat Tyler Country Park which will provide additional opportunities for artistic peer exchange around the key Estuary 2021 themes.
Deadline: Friday 11 September 2020, midnight
Notification: Applicants will hear if they have been successful by Friday 25 September