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Art in Public Spaces

Banyule's bi-annual program of ephemeral artworks in public spaces

This program aims to invigorate Banyule’s public spaces, encourages people to experience the arts in unexpected places and to think about the city differently.

Each year we seek to support small, new and original, site-specific art projects. Works are one-off, ephemeral art experiences delivered in a public space within Banyule – a shopping strip, car park, laneway, swimming pool, local park or even a bus stop – it might be anywhere, as long as it's creative. It may be contemporary performance, visual art, digital-media, writing or a combination of art forms. We look for work that is engaging, accessible and invites contemplation. Grants of $1,000 per project are offered in each round.

Projects address the themes of the Pinpoint Program:

For more information please contact Hannes Berger (Arts & Cultural Development Officer) on 9457 9913. 

Art In Public Spaces 2018 Rounds:

Round 1:
Applications Open: 1-31 March 2018
Program Delivery: May 2018
Focus: Collaborative projects between artists and local organisations / groups / businesses

Round 2:
Applications Open: 1-31 July 2018
Program Delivery: September 2018


Previous Art In Public Spaces projects 

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Jasmin Corbett Connect | Warringal Parklands                         Genevieve Thornton | Transpire  | Warringal Parklands

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Fiona Haas  If Urban Rivers Were Drinkable | Plenty River        Jessie Stanley Dust to Dust | Greensborough Walk

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Jacqui Lewis Flow | Greensborough Walk                                 Alice Bennett & Felicity Gordon | Sound Tree | Watsonia Library

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Liz Walker & Avis Gardner | Olympic Village Tee Pees               Briony Galligan | Phantosmia | Old Heidelberg Cemetery