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Art Commission: Night Lights Outdoor Installation, Emergency Exit Arts

  • London
  • crafts, interdisciplinary arts, visual arts
  • Pablo Larrosa


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EEA is one of the UK’s leading outdoor arts companies. We specialise in creating spectacular moments in public space, and bringing communities together in memorable cultural happenings in the places in which they live, work and play. 2020 is our 40th birthday year. In celebration, we are commissioning a unique light piece that we will use at a number of the illuminated outdoor winter festivals we have coming up in our winter programme. The piece will be fabricated in partnership with EEA.

We have a budget of up to £25,000 + VAT for this commission. This needs to include:

  • Design fee
  • Build fee
  • Materials
  • Transport and display at 2 events in London/Southeast England

To apply please send us an email headed "EEA Light Commission" with a link to website / portfolio / include some images where can we see your previous work. Please include a short description about you and about your practice. If you’d like to submit a short (2min max) video or sound recording instead of written words that’s fine too. Please include a short description of your idea (300 words max).

  • Deadline for applications: Tuesday 1st Dec
  • Zoom interviews: Friday 4th Dec
  • Outcome: Monday 7th Dec

Piece to be finished and ready by Friday 19th February for the first public viewing taking place the following week.

We welcome work from diverse makers, designers and artists. If you aren’t sure if you are experienced enough to do the work please be in touch and talk it through with us! Please e-mail any queries to

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Photo, Crowds enjoying Garden of Light, by TILT. Lumiere London 2016, produced by Artichoke, supported by Mayor of London. Credit Matthew Andrews 2016.

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Photo, Jennie Gill, Yorkshire Artspace, Sheffield. Photo Our Favourite Places / Nigel Barker for Yorkshire Artspace.