Redevelopment of Maindee Library, Newport, S Wales

Call for Creative Practitioners

Creative Practitioner Design & Consultation Fee of up to £13,000 + VAT, plus a £45,000 +VAT budget to implement creative/design interventions, based on capital works budget of £121,000 + VAT.

Commission is expected to run from May 2017 – March 2018

Maindee Unlimited are inviting applications from Creative Practitioners including artists, designers, architects, as individuals, studios, partnerships or group practices, to work on a project within Maindee Library, a volunteer-run community space on the eastern side of Newport city centre. The commission is to work with the Maindee Library Working Group + other key stakeholders to identify, prioritise and develop creative/design solutions and oversee their implementation towards the renovation + improvement of the library building as a flexible and creative space for community use. This commission is part of Finding Maindee – a 3-year project supported by the Arts Council of Wales’ Ideas: People: Places strategic programme, which aims to test new models of regeneration + collaboration through the arts. The project is part-funded by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, Garfield Weston Charitable Trust, the Landfill Tax Credit Scheme through Newport City Council + others.

For full brief and details of how to apply: see here

DEADLINE: 23 April 2017