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Pasifika 2023 emerging artist commission opportunity for Te Ara I Whiti – the Lightpath

Job details

Auckland Council
7 Oct 2022
Work type
Expressions of interest
Work classification
Digital & Technology, Pasifika, Visual Arts


Calling all early career Pasifika artists who live in Tāmaki Makaurau!

Auckland Council Public Art Team are inviting you to submit a concept to create a digital, lighting programme for Te Ara I Whiti – the Lightpath to show during the 2023 Pasifika Festival: 3 – 19 March.

The selected artist will collaborate with David Hayes – Creative Director and co-founder of iion to produce a unique, interactive light show based on your concept which will span the 290 vertical lights of the inner-city cycle/ walkway. You do not need to have prior experience in lighting design.

To be eligible for this commission you need to be an early career artist which for this project is defined as: ‘an artist who is beginning to exhibit in the public realm. An artist who has not yet exhibited very widely in the public realm’.

How to apply

The submission can be delivered as a digital or physical submission:

  • Auckland Council Public Art -
  • Auckland Council Public Art, Auckland Council,​ Private Bag 92300, Victoria Street West, Auckland 1142

Written by

Anna Rae

12 Sep 2022