Western Cape Government to announce winner of Public Art Competition

Minister Nomafrench Mbombo

Western Cape Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport

On Sunday, 30 November 2014, Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be announcing the winner of the Public Art Competition.

As part of the celebration of 20 years of democracy, the Western Cape Government launched a Public Art Competition inviting artists to submit their design proposals for an artwork installation that will be placed on permanent display outside, in the Long Street pedestrian route on the corner of Long and Dorp Streets.

The site marks a new pedestrian plaza on lower Dorp Street. Artists were requested to integrate the theme “20 Years of Freedom and Democracy” incorporating the World Design Capital 2014 “Live Design, Transform Life” ┬áinto their designs.

Minister Mbombo will be joined by members of the judging panel and the winner of the competition.

Members of the media will get an opportunity to walk over to the site where this artwork will be erected with the Minister, the artist and the judging panel.