The Bank of America Merrill Lynch CREATE ART AWARD 2011 Call For Submissions.
The Bank of America Merrill Lynch CREATE Art Award is the largest participatoryart award in the UK. This annual award helps artists living or working within the London2012 host boroughs to deliver brand new public art commissions as part of the CREATEFestival. The award aims to open up exciting opportunities for artists to work with theirneighbours: the residents of the London 2012 host boroughs. In turn, it gives local peoplea chance to engage with major art projects happening in their neighbourhoods.We are now inviting submissions for a participatory art project from artists who live orwork in one of the host boroughs. Integral to the award is the active participation ofpeople who live locally. We welcome proposals from artists working in all media.Deadline for submissions: 5pm, 14 January 2011• The commission will be made in February 2011• The work must culminate in June/July 2011 as part of CREATE11• The total value of the commission is £40,000For more details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or go towww.createlondon.orgClick the link below for more info/application formhttp://createlondon.org/downloads/create/Create%20Art%20Award%20BOAML.pdfCREATE is the cultural partnership of the host boroughs for the London 2012 Olympicand Paralympic Games. The Host Boroughs are working together with leading artsorganisations, venues and practitioners from across the region to develop CREATE intoan internationally significant annual arts festiv al in the lead up to, and beyond, 2012.
Just a reminder to get your applications in soon – 14th January is the deadline.
The winner is……Assemble who made the cinema ‘Cineroleum’ out of a disused petrol station on Clerkenwell Road. Who will be creating \Folly for a Flyover”“developed in partnership with the Barbican and is to be linked to the Barbican’s Watch Me Move: The Animation Show exhibition which will run from 24 June to 24 July.Folly for a Flyover will include a series of workshops performance and film screenings at an as-yet-to-be-disclosed site in Hackney.”From: http://www.hackneycitizen.co.uk/2011/03/08/artists-and-architects-assemble-to-create-folly-for-a-flyover/“
And here’s an image of the winners at the press launch yesterday morning“