Two organizations placing art for underground transportation viewing:
Art Below prints artists work on oversize posters that are placed on view in London, Berlin and Tokyo underground train stations. The artists pay substantial fees or obtain a sponsor.http://www.artbelow.org.uk/ab/Exhibitions.action
a newer project
Art on Berlin Underground
Invites artists or collaborative groups of artists and non-artists an open call for submissions to a public art competition in the Berlin Underground Train Network for projects for 2011.
Preference will be given to artists who see their work as a means of exchange and shared dialogue and who are interested in reaching new audiences.
Deadline: 01 October 2010
Germany – Berlin
A maximum of four projects will be selected by the end of October 2010. A total budget of 30.000 Euro for all selected artists’ fees, production, travel and accommodation costs will be available (subject to funding from the Berlin Senate’s Department for Culture). U10 – from here to the imaginary and back again is a project by the Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK) Berlin. The competition adresses the whole Underground network in order to explore the future of ‘public’ in public transport. See http://ngbk.de