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REA VAYA BUS SCHNELLE TRANSITSTATIONEN IN JOHANNESBURG (BRT 1C)

From the Press Release: “Attention: Artists living in the greater Johannesburg area Commission: Artists are requested to come up with designs relevant to the area and context of eachof the new BRT stations, or to adapt existing artwork as per prior arrangement withthe Artworks Joint Venture. Designs would be sandblasted and/or painted onto glasspanels, or laser-cut and/or painted onto mild-steel sheets.Please visit any of the completed stations to view the existing artwork, or go tohttp://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF&msa=0&msid=215928640888071874151.0004641f6b47d9c3f51f6to see a Google Map of all BRT artworks installed to date. A selection panel comprising the Client (the Johannesburg Development Agency andthe Department of Arts, Culture & Heritage), together with independent artspecialists, will choose designs based on a demonstrated understanding of theconceptual, contextual and technical requirements set out in the briefing document.The selection committee’s decision will be final, and no correspondence will beentered into in this regard. Please find the 2.5 MB briefing document at:www.onair.co.za/trans/brt1c.pdf Deadline: Friday 29 April 2011 by 12pmDrop submissions in submission-box at Main Street Life reception 286 Fox Street, Johannesburg.Submission of final proposal should adhere to the following specifications: a. High-quality, detailed drawings ready to be scanned and digitised to be delivered,b. OR drawings in digital format (PDF), emailed or delivered on disc.c. You may adapt existing works of your choice to fit the brief,d. OR adapt an existing work recommended by the Joint Venture and the adjudication committee. t h e t r i n i t y s e s s i o n online: www.onair.co.za / email: >PRINCIPAL CONTACT: Zunelle Breytenbach: +27 (0) 11 022 3202 : >UrbanWorks Architecture and UrbanismThiresh Govender: “