“Artist on Design Team” selected for Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Joint Facility Project

Artist on Design Team selected for Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Joint Facility ProjectJason Bruges a UK artist has been awarded the “Artist on Design Team” commission for the Ottawa Public Library-Library and Archives Canada Joint Facility.

Internationally acclaimed artist Jason Bruges has over 17 years’ experience. He creates stunning interactive art installations that blend art, architecture and technology. Jason is excited to create an iconic artwork in the nation’s capital that will draw on local narratives while positioning the site as a national centre of design excellence.

Jason’s work has been commissioned by high profile institutions such as the V&A, the Natural History Museum in London, the Tate Modern and Tate Britain museums. The studio has built installations all over the world including Canada, the US, Germany, France and China.

As “Artist on the Design Team”, Jason Bruges will work with the architectural team of diamond Schmitt Architects and KWC Architects to integrate public art and artistic enhancements into the project design and construction.

The public will be given an opportunity to meet artists from Jason Bruges Studio, view initial artwork approaches for the new joint facility, and give feedback at an upcoming Inspire555 public consultation in August.


To read the full article visit : https://ottawa.ca/en/news/artist-design-team

City of Ottawa, July 24, 2019.
Photos from The City of Ottawa.