As part of the artistic intervention that will accompany the construction of PLATEFORME 10 buildings, a call for applications was launched. Open to Swiss and foreign artists, it attracted interest from 73 creators. After examining the files, the selection board choose 21 names to create a dialogue between art and architecture. The winner will be announced in spring 2017.
The selected candidates were invited to come on December 9th, to withdraw the specifications of the competition, as part of a visit to the site intended to allow them to soak up the place and its potential.
The jury of the contest devoted to the artistic intervention on PLATEFORME 10 has an amount of 567,000 francs for the organization of the competition and the realization of the work. The directors of the mcb-a, the Musée de l’Elysée and the mudac, as well as the architects who won the architecture competition for the new mcb-a and the Musée de l’Elysée and the mudac building, Fabrizio Barozzi and Manuel Aires Mateus, are members of the jury.
Photo: © PLATEFORME 10, mcb-a; Estudio Barozzi Veiga / mudac et Musée de l’Elysée; Aires Mateus e Associados