Parking To Plaza: Artists Q&A Informational

Q&A Informational: Weds. July 17, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM at the Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center, 2200 Lafitte Avenue

A question & answer informational will be held by the project team to answer questions about the Request for Qualifications process. Please RSVP below.

Project Announcement Date: July 1, 2019

Request for Qualifications Submission Deadline: August 1, 2019

Eligibility: Professional artists and artist teams

Maximum Budget: $17,000

Project Summary:

Friends of Lafitte Greenway, in partnership with the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission and Arts Council New Orleans, is calling on artists to submit qualifications for From Parking to Plaza, a permanent public art installation on the Lafitte Greenway.

This project seeks to activate and celebrate a public space located at a critical juncture with regard to New Orleans’ history, ecology, and bicycle and pedestrian circulation systems. First developed for boats at the historic crossroads of Bayou St. John and the former Carondelet Canal, and later for cars as the driveway to the “Brake Tag Station” for motor vehicle inspections, the project begins the transformation of this unique site at the central node of New Orleans bike network into a place for people, community, and celebration--expanding the Greenway’s role as a cultural asset. 

The project is a commemorative work, made possible by a gift from Elaine Ravich, to celebrate the life and contributions of local artist, volunteer, mother, and teacher, Deborah Vorhoff.

 

 

WHEN
July 17, 2019 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
WHERE
Sojourner Truth Neighborhood Center
2200 Lafitte St
New Orleans, LA 70119
United States
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CONTACT
Sophie Vorhoff ·

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