RFP: Africatown Plaza (Integrated) Artwork

  • Commissioning Entity: Africatown Community Land Trust
  • Budget: $100000
  • Open Date: 2021-05-25
  • Commissioning Location: United States
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 2021-05-28

Brief Description

Africatown Community Land Trust is seeking to commission an immersive, site-specific artwork integrated into the new courtyard and public walkway in front of the new Africatown Plaza. The selected artist(s) will help design and fabricate an integrated public artwork that will work in collaboration with the plaza design, and be expected to collaborate with DREAM Collaborative and Site Workshop, to realize the artwork. The selection committee is seeking to commission an artwork that reflects the African-American history and presence in the Central District. Africatown Plaza is envisioned to hold a contemporary African aesthetic and will be a space for healing, restoring, and celebrating Black and Pan-African communities in the Central District of Seattle. The selected artist(s) should bring culturally relevant imagery and design elements into their concept. Artist(s)with a connection to the Central District in Seattle are strongly encouraged to apply.