City Art Laneways

Re-imagine and regenerate the city

Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next
Arundati Roy, The Pandemic is a Portal, Financial Times April 2020

Donut by Brook Andrew
Donut by Brook Andrew

We’re seeking Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists to create public artworks that reimagine city spaces and bring Sydneysiders back to the city.

Creative thinkers, artists and multidisciplinary teams with a strong interest in sustainability, communities and urbanism, this is a great opportunity for you to create a temporary public art project in the heart of the city by 11 January 2021.

This project is part of the City of Sydney and NSW Government’s $20 million fund to boost the city centre economy, support businesses and create jobs across the vital summer period.

We’re offering $50,000 including GST per artwork for up to 4 projects.

Applications close 10am on Monday 16 November.

Find out more and apply

View previous temporary laneway artworks








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