Echology Call for Proposals

ANAT and Carbon Arts are pleased to announce the Call for Proposals for three high‐profile artworks to be developed for

Lend Lease sites in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

Winning artists / artist-led teams for each of the sites will come together in Sydney from 29 October – 2 November to
participate in an Australia Council supported Art Lab led by world-leaders in data-driven arts practice. The proposed
timeline for the production of the artworks is late 2012 – mid 2013.

Proposal Deadline: 5pm (CST) Friday 27th July 2012

Download the Guidelines for details about what is required and how to apply.


Updated information 11 July 2012: Melbourne site 

Further site information for the Docklands Library and Community Centre is available for download:

Docklands Library and Community Centre and Fact Sheet

Docklands Library and Community Centre plans


Updated information: Melbourne and Brisbane site visits

Due to the nature of the Melbourne and Brisbane Echology sites, we have arranged for site visits to each of these locations. Each visit will last up to an hour and will include a viewing of the full site model, as well as a walking tour of the specific site/s selected for the Echology artworks.

BRISBANE – 11.30am sharp, Friday 6 July
Meet at Lend Lease Sales Office, adjacent Jubilee Hotel, St Paul’s Terrace, Bowen Hills

MELBOURNE – 11.00am sharp, Tuesday 10 July
Meet at Level 2, The Gauge, 825 Bourke Street, Victoria Harbour



BRISBANE – various sites within RNA Showgrounds transformation, Bowen Hills  Download site brief

 – Dock Square Library & Community Centre, Corner Bourke & Collins Streets, Docklands  Download site brief

Updated site information
Library façade elevations are now available for download: North-East façade; South-East façade and South-West façade.

City of Melbourne wish to clarify the zone for the artwork location includes the Library, the northern façade of the Library, the Library canopy and area under the canopy (please note that vehicle access needs to be maintained through this area), the steps down to Victoria Harbour and potentially the areas to the east and west of the Library. 

SYDNEY – 1 O’Connell Street, Sydney CBD   Download site brief
Updated site information
Roof lighting specifications
950 Metres of Neon Tubes – COBALT BLUE (15mm glass with Argon Gas)
59 Nos. – 15KV Transformers
Consumption is 2.15 Amps per Transformer per hour
2.15A X 240V = 516 watts per hour per transformer
516 Watts x 59 Transformers = 30,444 watts/1000 = 30.444 (30.5 KW) per Hour

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