The selected artist team may include, but is not limited to, visual artists, graphic designers, writers, and poets.Dotage St. Louis already has a few ideas inspired by artsy sidewalks elsewhere around the globe. Check this out:
Prior public art experience is helpful, but not required. The artwork will need to fit into discrete sections of the reconstructed sidewalk. The size, location and dimensions of these sections can be determined by the artist, and will need to be coordinated and finalized prior to construction. The artist will be responsible for the final design, fabrication and installation of the artwork into these discrete sections. Final design specifications will be reviewed by members of the project design team and/or City officials.
The new sidewalks will be constructed with pervious concrete. The artwork inserts can be a non-pervious material, but must be durable and approved by the project team. Possible materials may include colored and/or textured concrete, lithocrete, lithomosaic, mosaic, stone, brick, metal, terrazzo or other materials. The inserts could include imagery, text, poetry and/or designs that reflect life on South Grand.
Room 301 City Hall
1200 Market Street
Saint Louis, MO 63103