Arts Producer: Alexander Stadium Public Art Scheme, Birmingham, Birmingham City Council

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Birmingham City Council is seeking an experienced arts producer (freelancer, collective or organisation) to work with the Alexander Stadium Redevelopment Project Team. The producer will be responsible for shortlisting a range of artists and appointing an experienced artist/s for what could be a range of site-specific place-sensitive public art commissions.

The commissioning theme is tp reflect and celebrate the Stadium’s social, cultural and sporting heritage, it’s significance as a landmark venue in the lead up to, during and beyond the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and celebrate the role sport and culture play in bringing communities together.

Contract to run from October/November 2021 with artwork/s to be installed (depending on the nature of the artwork) Spring/Summer 2022. Fee: up to £10,000. Total art commissioning budget: £90,000.

Birmingham City Council is particularly interested in receiving expressions of interest from individuals and organisations experienced in managing complex Public Realm / Public Art design programmes, shortlisting, appointing/ commissioning artists working in public realm contexts and who are able to demonstrate a meaningful connection with Perry Barr, and Birmingham.

For a tender brief, supporting documents and further information please contact Dave.Wagg@birmingham.gov.uk or roxanna.f.collins@birmingham.gov.uk.  The Stadium scheme can be seen here - Planning Home (birmingham.gov.uk) 2019/07968/PA. The tender brief will also be made available through Home | FinditinBirmingham.

Online interviews will be held Wednesday 13th October 2021.

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