The issue with the Public Art Advisory board is its …

Comment on Can public art policy deliver common sense? by No Frills Lizard.

The issue with the Public Art Advisory board is its imbalance.
It is stacked with councillors who significantly outnumbers the other members.
Another issue is that they are all seemingly closet artists who propose their own ideas of how to spend public art money and this type of discussion waters down the artists’ proposals.
It also seems the small group of public artists in Alice are falling into the pattern of accepting these conditions and it has effected their output.
It may be time to cast the net a bit further and capture some of the better public artist. While you are at, it balance the committee out. A lot of money has been wasted on dumbed down art.

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