ACTIVE PROJECTS

təməsew̓txʷ Aquatic and Community Centre - James Harry

For the təməsew̓txʷ public art project, an open call to Indigenous artists and/or artist teams was developed. Following a two-stage selection process, the commission was awarded to James Harry, a Coast Salish artist from Vancouver.

The work is a large-scale sculpture referencing traditional Coast Salish design motifs and the Glenbrook Ravine. 

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Artist-Initiated Public Art Project - Emilie Crewe

North Vancouver-based artist, Emilie Crewe will develop a temporary interactive LED installation on the façade of City Hall referencing the City of New Westminster’s response to reforming the BC Police Act.

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Agnes Greenway Crosswalks - Rain Pierre

Rain Pierre, a local artist from the Katzie First Nation has been commissioned for a design-only contract to develop artworks for two crosswalks in school zones adjacent to Qayqayt Elementary School.

Informed by Pierre’s previous Legacy Projects, the Agnes Greenway crosswalk designs will be developed with a youth art competition based on the theme of reconciliation.

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Boundary Road Drainage Pump Station - Hanna Benihoud

Hanna Benihoud was commissioned for a design-only contract for an integrated public art work at the Boundary Road Drainage Pump Station. Design-only opportunities allow for artists to collaborate with the design team to include public art in the overall concept of the space. 

The artwork consists of a series of small sculptures and painted horizontal and vertical surfaces surrounding the pump station.

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