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Lightbox Laneway

Expression of Interest Applicants

The City of Vincent acknowledges the importance of public art and the role it plays in meeting its strategic objective to celebrate, acknowledge and promote the City’s cultural and social diversity.

8 lightbox cabinets are installed in the laneway between St Michael’s Restaurant and Orno Interiors, near 483 Beaufort Street, Highgate.

The City provides the opportunity for 1 artist to utilise the lightboxes to exhibit for 3 months.

Local artists, groups of artists and curators who wish to submit a Lightbox Laneway Gallery exhibition proposal with a budget of $1,000.

The aim of the Lightbox Laneway Gallery is a public exhibition space to showcase artists. Applicants should be proficient in envisioning, writing about and installing an exhibition. Proposals should be conceptually resolved and supported by a visual mock up alongside examples of past works. Preference will be given to those artists who reside in the City of Vincent.

>> Expression of Interest - Full Criteria including dimensions

>> Application Form

The next deadline for Applications is 10 May, for the exhibition period of June 2017 - September 2017.

The Lightbox Laneway Gallery provides opportunities for artists or a group of artists to showcase their art practice in the public realm, or for emerging curators to propose an exhibition featuring young artists for the space.

Currently Exhibiting

Christophe Canato is currently exhibiting his work RICOCHET which is digital photographic series is a rich photographs of darkly lit portraits and still life trigger memories of one's childhood. In reference to the wild world, boys wear horns, a skin of beast on their head or put an orange in the mouth to imitate the monkey. Each evocative piece brimming with a sense of uncertainly and mystery, delves into the psyche of childhood and looks at the fascination and imagination held only within the mind of the child.

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Enquiries

For more information, please contact Community Development on 9273 6000 or mail@vincent.wa.gov.au 

Administration and Civic Centre

244 Vincent Street (cnr Loftus Street)

Leederville, Western Australia, 6007

PO Box 82, Leederville, 6902

Telephone: (08) 9273 6000

Fax: (08) 9273 6099

Email: mail@vincent.wa.gov.au

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