RFP: Tawatinâ Bridge Public Art Project (TBC)

  • Commissioning Entity:
  • Budget: $213300
  • Open Date: 02/03/2016
  • Commissioning Location: Canada
  • Geographic Eligibility: Artist teams may be comprised of Canadian Indigenous lead artist(s), or Canadian Indigenous lead artist(s) in collaboration or mentorship relationships with emerging artists.
  • Close Date: 03/29/2016

Brief Description

The Tawatinâ Bridge – “Valley” in Cree – will cross the North Saskatchewan River between the east end of Louise McKinney Park on the north bank, to the south bank near Henrietta Louise Edwards Park. The bridge replaces the existing Cloverdale footbridge. The design was chosen through extensive public consultation and balances the natural aesthetics of the river valley against the desire to have a signature structure. The new structure will be a split-level bridge, incorporating a pedestrian /