'Monuments, even light intimate ones are associated with power.... those with power attempt to both localise and dramatise the meaning of space, partly by giving it an identity (perhaps the opposite of anarchy).
Steve Pile, The Unknown City, 2002
Steve Pile is professor of Human Geography at Open University, UK.
Greystones Educate Together National School appointed a voluntary committee with relevant expertise to oversee the per cent for art commissioning process. An external curator, Máire Davey, was appointed specifically for her expertise in working in a highly collaborative way as meaningful involvement from the students and school was viewed as central to the process. The procurement route chosen was limited invited competition.