The City of San José (CA) Public Art Program and Environmental Services Department, Request for Qualifications: Co-Generation Plant Public Art Project

The City of San José (CA) Public Art Program and Environmental Services Department, Request for Qualifications: Co-Generation Plant Public Art Project

Deadline: October 23rd, 2017, 11:59pm MST

The City of San José (City) Public Art Program and Environmental Services Department are seeking an experienced artist, or artist-led team to develop an artwork related to the new Co-Generation Plant, located at the San José-Santa Clara Regional Wastewater Facility. This artwork will be a public-facing feature screening the four (4) 50-foot-high emissions treatment exhaust stacks.  Artists are asked to submit qualifications to design, fabricate, and install an artwork that serves to screen the Co-Generation equipment. Artist may decide to work with the base-project designed perforated metal screening system or consider a more 3-dimensional approach. It is also an opportunity to contribute to and promote ESD’s sustainability goals for the RFQ by incorporating functional energy producing elements.

Project Budget: The budget, for artwork design, fabrication and installation is $300,000.

Artist Eligibility: This opportunity is open to individual artists or artist-led teams working and living in the United States. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age, and have all necessary documentation and permits to work in the United States at the time of submittal of qualifications. If submitting as a team, a professional artist must be the lead team member.

Artists currently under contract for an art project with the City of San José Public Art Program are not eligible to apply for this project unless their current project will be complete by September 2017, or the project is currently suspended with no proposed re-activation date.

Link for more detailed information and to apply via CaFE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4717

Full details of the call and site images: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/DocumentCenter/View/71885

Website link: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/index.aspx?nid=4196

 

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