Arts

Livermorium Public Art Project

Opportunity for Public Comment

An additional public workshop will be held on July 16, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Sycamore room at the Robert Livermore Community Center, 4444 East Avenue.

The public will have an opportunity to provide comment on each of the three conceptual designs and how the art can be integrated into a renovated Mills Square Park.

Artist Conceptual Designs

A Community Advisory Panel consisting of seven community representatives reviewed the applications and chose the following three artists to submit conceptual designs for Livermorium public art.  The Panel is requesting comments from the public regarding these designs.

Osman Akanwww.osmanakan.com
Mr. Akan's conceptual design and artist statement - 
click here

Link to provide comment regarding this design:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/osman

Mr. Akan’s studio is in Brooklyn, New York. He has completed 12 public art installations in the United States, Canada and Turkey.  Mr. Akan’s work has been published in 10 arts magazines, two books, and various newspapers including the New York Times.

Benjamin Ball & Gaston Nogueswww.ball-nogues.com
Mr. Ball & Mr. Nogues' conceptual design and artist statement -  click here

Link to provide comment regarding this design:  
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ballnogues

The studio of Mr. Ball and Mr. Nogues is located in Los Angeles.  Since 2008, they have completed 10 permanent public art commissions in the United States and 22 temporary public installations throughout the US, France and China.  Locally, the team is in the process of completing two commissions at the Veteran’s Administration Aquatic Center in Palo Alto. 

Susan Zoccolawww.susanzoccola.com
Ms. Zoccola's conceptual design and artist statement - click here

Link to provide comment regarding this design:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/zoccola

Ms. Zoccola operates a studio in Seattle, Washington.  Since her first public installation in 1996, Ms. Zoccola has completed 30 public art installations and an additional 41 temporary public exhibitions throughout Washington, Oregon, California and Canada.

For more information on Livermorium, Periodic Element #116, please visit:
http://www.cityoflivermore.net/about/livermorium.asp

Questions may be directed to Jean Prasher by email at
japrasher@cityoflivermore.net or by telephone at (925) 960-4586.