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The Ipswich Flood Barrier artwork project needs you

03 Jul The Ipswich Flood Barrier artwork project needs you

by Dan Bryans

The project will see bespoke creations installed at 2 locations – across the 3 doors of the barrier’s control building, and within a circular space on the West Bank of the New Cut.

The successful designs, which should have a maritime and/or Ipswich theme, must be able to withstand any potential vandalism and sufficiently durable to have a lifespan of 25 years.

The commissioned art work is expected to be installed by early next year.

The deadline for submissions is 28 July.

Work on the £58 million Ipswich Flood barrier scheme is already well under way and is due to be completed in 2018.

Any artists interested in finding out more about the art project and how to make a submission should email [email protected]