The Survey - Let's Begin!

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* Where do you live?

Concord
Kannapolis
Charlotte
Other (please specify)
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* Which neighborhood do you live in?

Logan
Gibson
Christenbury/Highland Creek/Edison Square
Afton Village/Park
Historic Concord
Hallstead
Parkview Estates/Kiser Woods
I don't live in Concord
Other (please specify)
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* How long have you lived in Concord?

0-5 years
6-10 years
11-15 years
16-20 years
More than 20 years
I do not live in Concord
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* What city do you work in?

Concord
Kannapolis
Charlotte
Other (please specify)
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Public Art in Concord 

We'd like to learn what it's like to live in, work in and visit Concord. The following questions will help us understand why Concord is a special place to live, work, and play and how public art can support and enhance those experiences.

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* Below are pictures of public art in Concord. With which of the below examples are you familiar? Select each artwork you recognize.

"Off Main Street" Artist: Isaac Payne
"The Avett Brothers" Artist: Caswell Turner
"Barred Owl" Artist: Walter Stanford
"Fabric of Community" Artist: Ron Petersen
"Momentous: A Timeline of History Shaping Sites of Concord" Artist: Sharon Dowell
"Snowy Egret" Artist: Paul Keysar
"Monarch Butterfly Bike Rack" Artist: Lauren Baechel
"City of Concord Iron Archway" Artist: Alan Gilbert
"The Fallen" Artist: Austin Weishel
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* What is the first word that comes to mind when you think about Concord?

Please limit response to ONE word

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* Tell us something unique about Concord that an artist might want to know, before they worked on a project in the city.

For example . . . .

It could be a person, someone who’s interesting or famous.

It could be a special place, but perhaps only known to people who live here.

It could be a business or event that isn’t something you’d find just anywhere.

It could be an important part of the story about how Concord came to be the way it is now.

It could be a tradition that is important to the city or a group of people here.

It could be some aspect of Concord that's generally been overlooked.

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The Future of Public Art in Concord

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* What impact should public art have in Concord?

For example, I would like to see public art in Concord that . . . .

Pick your top six options from the list below

Anchors places where people gather, like parks and downtown spaces
Supports and enhances Concord's distinct identity.
Brings a wider variety of Concord's creative voices and practices into public space and public view.
Creates an outlet for community creativity and expression through hands on involvement.
Strengthens the identity of particular communities.
Connects people throughout the city.
Raises awareness of the natural environment and sustainability issues.
Sparks dialogue about important issues impacting the community.
Reveals Concord's histories, especially aspects that may have been overlooked.
Enhances the visual appearance of streets and beautifies public infrastructure.
Creates visual surprises for pedestrians.
Creates a sense of peacefulness, reflection, and contemplation.
Strengthens pride in the city
Enhances the appearance of public buildings and community facilities.
Connects people in the city's many communities.
Explores the culture and histories of areas that are undergoing change.
Represents the cultural traditions of Concord's newer communities
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* What areas of Concord would be the best focus for new public art projects?

Pick your top six areas

Downtown, Union Street
Downtown, City and County office campuses (including interior spaces)
Downtown, Market and Church Streets
Downtown, Parking Garages
Public Parks
Greenways
Community/Recreation Centers
Airport
Public safety facilities (fire and police stations)
Shopping complexes
Places with historic or cultural significance
Public Transit (transit center and bus stops)
Public Buses (as in art wraps, interior panels)
Gateways into downtown
Gateways into neighborhoods
Gateways into the city
Other
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* What type(s) of public art would you like to see in Concord?

I would like to see more …

Artist-designed functional elements in the streetscape (benches, bike racks, crosswalks, manhole covers).
Artworks that are interactive and/or playful.
Artworks that are large-scale and iconic.
Murals.
Illuminated/ light-based artworks.
Street art (a style of mural painting informed by graphics and comics traditions).
Temporary installations that come and go.
Video projection and media-based artworks.
Sound-based or motion-activated artworks.
Other
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* What is the one location where you would most like to see a public art project in Concord? Why?

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We're Almost Done! Tell us a little more about yourself

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What is your age?

Under 18
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56-65
66-75
Over 75
Prefer not to answer
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What is your gender?

Female
Male
Non-binary
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What is your race/ethnicity?

White
Black or African-American
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish
Asian
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Other
I prefer not to answer
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* What City Council District do you live in?

What City Council District do you live in?
District 2
23%
District 3
15%
I do not live in Concord
15%
I don't know
12%
District 1
11%
District 6
10%
District 4
5%
District 7
5%
District 5
4%
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