Montario Quarter - Public Art Strategy and Procurement

Arts & Culture
Place
The Client
DevelopmentWA
Project Team
Kate Parker
Director / Principal - Arts & Culture
Tegan Patrucco
Senior Consultant - Arts & Culture
The Project

The former Shenton Park Hospital site, now named Montario Quarter, is a unique place with a strong history and local identity. The site now provides a rare infill opportunity for integrated urban living five kilometres from both the CBD and the Indian Ocean.

element have been working with DevelopmentWA on the Montario Quarter project for over four years. This involvement has included development of a Place Activation Strategy, Public Art Masterplan and Strategy, and the procurement of public art across the development.

Our Role

Following endorsement of the Public Art Strategy and Masterplan, authored by element, we assisted DevelopmentWA to deliver a co-created mural artwork, collaborating with neighbouring Shenton College.This project involved a series of artist led workshops, and on-site training for students, culminating in a 400m long mural along Lemnos Street.

Outcomes
  • A collaboratively designed and delivered 400m long mural, revitalising the Lemnos Street interface to Montario Quarter, delivered with Year 10 Shenton College students and local artist Chris Nixon.
What We Delivered
  • Liaison and coordination with Shenton College staff and curriculum
  • A series of workshops with local artist Chris Nixon and Shenton College students
  • A 400m mural along Lemnos Street

Related Projects

Mural Projects
Kalgoorlie Economic Transformation Strategy
Gallery by Satterley Public Art