Expression of Interest
An Expression of Interest (EOI) will be released to provide a guide for artists regarding the configuration and materials that can be used. You are strongly encouraged to regster your interest if you wish to receive the documentation when it is released. This will occur in late 2018/early 2019.
Supporting documentation including site history, marine life and coastal information will enable artists to work within the sites natural parameters and ensure a safe and user-friendly delivery.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. How will the City of Greater Geelong and Tourism Greater Geelong choose the sculpture or sculptures for the installation?
An Expression of Interest will be released asking experienced artists to put forward their suggestions for the installation. These will then be considered alongside the heritage, environmental, planning and engineering requirements for the site. This will enable a decision to be made regarding the final brief to be sent to shortlisted artists. The City of Greater Geelong utilises agreed process to incorporate public comment in the selection of art for public open spaces.
Q. I’m an artist. How can I have input into the project?
An Expression of Interest (EOI) will be released in 2019. If you wish to be sent the EOI you can register your interest via the Council The Sunken Gallery website.
Q. How long will the art installation take and when will it open?
The Sunken Gallery team is currently working with the Victorian Government to facilitate the approval process for the project. Once this is complete it is expected to take about another 12 months before the Sunken Gallery is opened to visitors.
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