|Bid closing date||Apr 18, 2018 04:00 PM|
|Bid opening date||Apr 18, 2018 04:00 PM|
2merkato.com (Apr 2, 2018)|
|Posted on||Apr 2, 2018|
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST(EOI)
This notice is placed on behalf of UNECA. You are therefore requested to direct all your queries to United Nations Economic Commission for Africa using the fax number provided below.
DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENTS
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is seeking for Expressions of Interest (EOls) from qualified companies with the required expertise and experience for Artwork Conservation of the Africa Hall project. The UNECA Africa Hall Artwork Conservation project is for the protection and conservation works to existing artworks within Africa Hall. The work is to be undertaken concurrent with and as an auxiliary project to the Main Africa Hall Refurbishment Project.
The conservation works must be undertaken over an extended period, to allow for preconstruction and
post-construction conservation. Accordingly, the artwork conservation shall be carried out in two stages, the first of which shall start just after the early/decanting works and before starting of the main refubsrhsment works of the Africa Hall project scheduled for late 2018.
CANVAS AND LINEN
This artwork conservation scope of work comprises three canva and linen artworks as described here under.
Artwork 4: A monochromatic "Floral mural" of African flora is painted in 1961.
The artwork celebrates the diversity of African flora, and extends into three alcoves and incorporates two pairs of sliding doors to Translation Booths. It has been mechanically printed on canvas strips about
750mm wide, enlarged from an original artwork by the artist at a smaller scale, and has been adhered to
the masonry walls and the sliding doors. The artwork forms part of the building's fabric and as such all conservation works are to be performed onsite.
Artwork 5: An oil painting "Africa Leaders, Portraits" on a lightweight cotton fabric was made in 1963,
The artwork depicts the leaders of the African Nations, uniting as one. It is adhered to a masonry wall as a mural. There are several joins in the fabric. The artwork forms part of the building's fabric and as such all conservation works are to be performed onsite.
Artwork 6: An oil painting" Freedom in Unity" on a canvas was made.in 1973.
The canvas is in four sections sewn horizontally, mounted on a timber stretcher and is out of square. It is mounted on the wall In a heavy timber frame, which has lights surrounding the work on the inner return face of the frame.
The artwork is hung and removable, as such all conservation works may be performed offsite. The paintings size may require it to be removed from its frame and re-shaped I rolled in order to remove it from the building I prepare it for shipment offsite.
Interested companies are therefore required to submit their Eol. The completed Vendor Response Form should be submitted to the above-mentioned email address or fax number on or before 18 April 2018. Vendors interested in participating in the planned solicitation process should complete the Vendor Response Form (http://www.un.org/depts/ptd/pdf/eoi14940.pdf) of this EOI and fax it or email it to
UNECA before the closing date set forth above.