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PARK(ing) Day Wellington 9.3.18 — call for applications

Diminishing Space, Tarrant Dance Studios. Parking Day 2017

Job details

Organisation
Wellington Sculpture Trust
Closes
28 Jan 2018
Region
Wellington
Work type
Expressions of interest
Work classification
Community & Access Arts, Performing Arts, Visual Arts

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Once again, the Wellington Sculpture Trust, in association with the Wellington City Council and with support from Creative Communities, is organising a Wellington version of PARK(ing) Day on Friday 9 March 2018. 

We are seeking applications from people or groups who would like to take over an inner city car park for this day. 

Applications are due by Sunday 28 January 2018.

 

 

Background

Usually held in the northern hemisphere in September, PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and designers collaborate temporarily to transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places. The mission of PARK(ing) Day is to call attention to the need for more urban open space, to generate critical debate around how public space is used, created and allocated, and to improve the quality of urban human habitat … at least until the meter runs out! 

We have changed our PARK(ing) Days to March when the weather is better.

The original PARK(ing) Day concept was initiated by Rebar, www.rebargroup.org. 

How to apply

Please see the Sculpture Trust website for more information and to download a brief: http://www.sculpture.org.nz/news-and-events/events/parking-day-wellington-2018

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Wellington Sculpture Trust

20 Nov 2017

Interests The Wellington Sculpture Trust was established in 1982 and is a voluntary and independent charitable trust dedicated to enriching Wellington by providing contemporary innovative public art for the city.