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Photo journeys of The Green wanted

As part of the Lively Cities (LICI) project, Aberdeen City Council is looking for people’s views on the city centre area known as The Green.

 The LICI Project is a European partnership which explores alternative ways of reclaiming public space for public use.

Aberdeen is one of nine cities involved in the project which has been successful in receiving funding through the Interreg IVB North West Europe programme.

 To support the development of its “Public Art Aberdeen” initiative, the City Council’s focus is to assess the role public art can play in developing areas of the city.

 The Green has been selected as the location the council would like to find out how residents and visitors think of the area.  It wants to know if individuals: Continue reading

Art event on the Green this Sunday

‘Meet On the Green’                             A Participatory Public Art Project

Event Sunday 3rd April 5-7pm

The Green,

‘Meet on the Green’ is a participatory public art project supported by Aberdeen City Council’s Arts Development team. The project focuses on the impact art in all its many forms can have for a community and the city as whole, breaking down barriers for long term engagement, participation and retention of creativity within the city. Continue reading

Artist Opportunity- Aberdeen Art Engagement

Artist opportunity: ‘ Art Engagement’, a public art project based in The Green, Aberdeen.

Fee £5000. Start between October – January.

Application deadline; 22nd September 2010.

Aberdeen City Council’s  Arts Development Team seek an artist specialising in generating work within the public realm, with a strong understanding of collaborative practice and is comfortable developing methods of consultation, participation, community involvement leading to the production of a temporary art piece (to be located within the Green area in late January/ early February 2011).  Continue reading