(KEARNY, NJ) -- The static billboard at the corner of Hackensack Drive and Route 1-9 in Kearny NJ is open to proposals! Gardenship and Kearny Point invites artists all over New Jersey to create a design that highlights issues around climate change, climate justice, and climate equity. Artists/Individuals/Organizations doing work in this area, especially those of diverse backgrounds, working locally to address climate issues, are highly encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications is July 5, 2022.
Kearny Point, developed by Hugo Neu, is set on the southernmost point of South Kearny, located directly between the Ironbound section of Newark NJ and the west side of Jersey City near Lincoln Park, seated at the confluence of the Hackensack and Passaic River. Hugo Neu is dedicated to re-purposing and re-defining the legacy industrial campuses at Kearny Point with advanced energy, clean water solutions, and environmentally sustainable strategies. The landscape design will restore native ecosystems and provide a habitat for increased biodiversity.
The deadline for applications is July 5, 2022. Notifications will be on July 16, 2022 with an Honorarium of $500 for the Winner of the RFP. For more information or to apply, click here.
Gardenship, a 501(c)(3) located at Kearny Point, is an artist-run collider space, fabrication space and artist residency that fosters an ecosystem of creative discourse, exchange, discovery, equity, skill, & support. Gardenship is committed to sustaining the material and new technology arts in New Jersey while focusing on sustainability and environmental wellness.