Forthcoming Space Hotel Is Seeking A Sculptor

It’s been ten days since we brought you the news that a giant, spaceship-like hotel would be opening on Wythe Avenue and we’re still reeling from the news. But, alas, there’s nothing we can do about it now.

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Knowing that some locals are categorically against the forthcoming Level Hotel, the folks behind it are working to connect with the community and have launched a contest to find a local artist who will to create a nice sculpture for the hotel’s lobby.

According to Curbed NY, starting on July 1, “emerging, mid-career or established” artists with a “substantial connection to Brooklyn” are invited to submit ideas for a sculpture that will be featured prominently in the 183-room luxury hotel. Finalists will be announced on September 1 and  the winner, who will have a $200,000 budget, will be chosen on December 1.

We’ll let you all know when the contest website goes live, but until then here’s a full rundown of the contest’s crazy specific rules.

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