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First hillstreetcarartpresentation6.16.10

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  • 1. First Hill Streetcar public art project
  • 2. The Public Art Project • Integrated • Consistent design sensibility throughout project • Potential for a combination of artworks and design enhancements • Repeating art elements used along the route • Contributes to the overall identity of the streetcar line
  • 3. Artist Selection • National request for qualifications – 200 applicants from throughout the U.S. • Convened selection panel to review qualifications and interview finalists – Panel of art, design and transit professionals – 4 of 5 panelists live or work along streetcar route • Mags Harries and Lajos Heder selected May 2010
  • 4. Artwork Schedule Follows same schedule as First Hill Streetcar • 2010-2011 Design • 2011-2013 Fabrication and installation • 2013 Artwork Complete
  • 5. First Hill Streetcar public art project Mags Harries & Lajos Héder http://www.harriesheder.com/
  • 6. Glove Cycle Porter Square Subway, Cambridge, MA
  • 7. Fossil MBTA Red Line Subway Car #1506, Boston
  • 8. WaterWorks at Arizona Falls Phoenix, AZ
  • 9. SunFlowers, An Electric Garden Catellus Development, Austin, TX
  • 10. The Zanjero’s Line Highline Canal, Phoenix, AZ
  • 11. Arbors & Ghost Trees Baseline Road, South Mountain Village, Phoenix, AZ
  • 12. Provide comments for the artists • E-mail comments to Patricia Hopper, public art project manager, at patricia.hopper@seattle.gov. • Provide general comments or answer one or more of the following questions: • What kind of experience would you like to have while waiting at a streetcar platform? • How will the First Hill Streetcar change the way you move around and experience the city? • What trip to do you expect to take most often once the streetcar is up and running? Where will you be coming from and where will you be going?
  • 13. Sign up to Receive Project Updates • Sign up for SDOT Streetcar e-mail updates – http://www.seattlestreetcar.org/firsthill.asp • Sign up for Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs eNews – http://www.seattle.gov/

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