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Public art creation

Evolve: Pilbara Public Artists Development Program is a wholistic, capacity-building program for Pilbara artists and creatives, to empower and upskill them to further their practice into public art realm through a series of presentations, workshops, and skills development sessions. The program will see participants be able successfully respond to public art EOI’s and deliver large scale, complex projects, that reflect local community, culture and landscape. 

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Starting in May 2021, the program will form two parts; the first component of the program will consist of a series of online learning modules, introducing public art, the regional needs and constraints, in a pandemic/post- pandemic environment, agreements and contracts, copywrite, how to respond to EOI’s, sector membership opportunities, and insurance requirements.  The second component is a series of multi-day workshop sessions, delivered across the region, giving participants an opportunity to work alongside a facilitating artist, using real time briefs in partnership with LGA’s, industry and developers. 

 

Evolve will also deliver community engagement sessions, including community workshops,and meet + greetsessions with the facilitating artist practitioners, to connect artists with the community, stimulate ideas for future public art projects,and share and growthe benefits of public art with stakeholders.

This project was made possible by the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund, which supports the arts in regional and remote Australia, alongside the Local Buying Foundation and The Junction Co