RFP: Mooloolaba Public Art

  • Commissioning Entity: Sunshine Coast Council
  • Budget: $750000
  • Open Date: 10/08/2018
  • Commissioning Location: Australia
  • Geographic Eligibility: All
  • Close Date: 11/05/2018

Brief Description

Mooloolaba is one of the Sunshine Coast’s major tourist destinations. It attracts the regions highest number of visitors per annum and is loved by locals. This new work will be sited in a prominent location overlooking Mooloolaba beach. The work will be highly visible. It will become a marker and iconic focal point from the shopping precinct, beach and air. Council is seeking one or more elements that reflect a sophisticated contemporary response to the site. The artwork should consider the history, environment, culture and stories of Mooloolaba. The project invites artists to create a powerful, resonant work and memorable experience. It will become intrinsic to the identity of Mooloolaba and the Sunshine Coast. The public artwork will form part of a significant multi-stage Mooloolaba Foreshore development project, informed by council’s Place Making Mooloolaba Master Plan. Shortlisted artists must be available for a site visit.