RFP: Temporary Floating Public Art for Summer 2022, Waterfront Toronto

  • Commissioning Entity: Waterfront Toronto
  • Budget: $48558.9
  • Open Date: 2021-10-24
  • Commissioning Location: Canada
  • Geographic Eligibility: Applicants in country of installation
  • Close Date: 2021-12-10

Brief Description

Waterfront Toronto is seeking to commission a professional artist or artist team to create a temporary floating artwork for Harbour Square Park Basin. Artists are asked to submit proposals for installation during summer 2022. The artwork will activate the basin by engaging with the local community and visitors to the waterfront. Artists are asked to develop work that explores water as a connector. They should consider the histories and importance of these waterways and their role as geographical, ecological, political, economic, social, and spiritual connectors. The total commissioning budget is $60,000 CAD +HST. This includes all artist fees, design costs, materials, shipping, installation and removal, insurance and permits.