Parkland Gateway Public Art Programme, Corby, Northhamptonshire (UK)

Parkland Gateway Public Art Programme, Corby, Northhamptonshire (UK)
Corby Borough Council ( is seeking expressions of interest from artists to create new artworks that reflect Corby 's identity through leading a creative programme with local people. The working title for this programme is 'Connect' and it forms part of the Parkland Gateway Public Art Programme.

Parkland Gateway is Corby 's key cultural development and includes a new swimming pool and leisure centre designed by S&P Architects and a new theatre and civic hub designed by Hawkins\Brown Architects.

Nayan Kulkarni ( was appointed Consultant Artist for Parkland Gateway in January 2007. His brief is to collaborate with both design teams, propose large-scale, integrated works that animate the public realm and advise on the wider commissioning programme.

The specific aims of this project are to create a work or works within Parkland Gateway that reflect Corby 's identity and involve the existing community of the town. It is an ideal opportunity for an artist who is interested in working with communities and exploring cultural identity.

The full artist's brief can be downloaded from (click on Parkland Gateway Public Art Programme)

Parkland Gateway Public Art Programme is managed by Louise O'Reilly Visual Arts (

Deadline for applications 5.00 pm 10 March 2008

Louise O'Reilly Visual Arts

Site analysis drawing, Nayan Kulkarni, 2007 (copyright, N Kulkarni)