Temporary Public Art Program 2025

Application Submission Form

Deadline 11:59pm Pacific Time, August 11, 2024.

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Requirements 
1. A detailed Statement of Intent about your Temporary Public Art project including: the artwork you’re proposing, how you see the work situated in location, how your project relates to Nanaimo and/or the location selected/proposed, how your project relates to your artistic practice, and how you intend to approach concept and project development. (1 to 2 pages maximum)

2. Up to 15 images, or up to 15 pages of materials in PDF or paper form. You may include up to 2 videos that offer context or are indicative of previous work. Supporting materials must be have a corresponding descriptive listing, such as an image list. Please use this example format for your corresponding image listing:

Artist name, Title of work, date, medium

Include a brief description that offers relevant context about the visual materials, such as the context of presentation, whether it was part of a series, if there are collaborators, etc.

3. A resume for all artists/lead collaborators who will be undertaking the project.

4. If a project proposal engages with Indigenous content, please clarify whether the approval of Snuneymuxw First Nations has been acquired and/or whether you intend to seek approval in collaboration with the City of Nanaimo.

Image Files

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  • up to 15 images (Jpeg files preferred)
  • up to 2 videos of 5 minutes length each (online links preferred)
Collection and use of your personal information

Information collected on this form is done so under the general authority of the Community Charter and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA), and is protected in accordance with FOIPPA. Questions about the collection of your personal information may be referred to the Legislative Services Department at 250-755-4405, or via email at foi@nanaimo.ca. Please also see our Privacy Policy.

Materials submitted for consideration to the Temporary Public Art Program will be treated as confidential. Ideas presented are understood to be the intellectual property of the applicant and the information contained therein will not be reproduced or adapted for any purpose, except to the extent necessary to communicate information to Staff and the committee for the purpose of evaluation and analysis. The City will not release this information to the public except required under the Province of BC’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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