VENICE, 23.05.2020 – 29.11 2020
In the framework of the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale to be held in Venice, Italy, the Albanian Ministry of Culture, as the Commissioner of the Albanian Pavilion, is seeking expressions of interest for project proposals for the exhibition at the Albanian Pavilion, which will be opened to the public on May 23 until November 29, 2020.
“How will we live together”
The Curator Hashim Sarkis titled the 17th International Architecture Exhibition “How will we live together”, and explained his decision as follows:
We need a new spatial contract. In the context of widening political divides and growing economic inequalities, we call on architects to imagine spaces in which we can generously live together:
More information on the theme can be found on the web page of the Biennale Architettura 2020, www.labiennale.org
The Ministry of Culture opens the call for project ideas inspired by a careful observation of contemporary architecture and Albanian society, especially where this makes a difference, as well as the visual means through which they will be communicated to the general public and professionals.
Biennale Architettura 2020 also maintains that it is in its material, spatial, and cultural specificity that architecture inspires the ways we live together. In that respect, the participants have to highlight those aspects of the main theme that are uniquely architectural.
The profile of the candidates:
The candidate(s) should be able to:
The Ministry of Culture encourages all candidates to co-operate with national and/or foreign curators who have the appropriate experience in organizing and participating in similar events.
SELECTION WILL BE DONE IN TWO PHASES:
Phase 1: In this stage the best project ideas will be selected. Deadline of this phase:
October 20, 2019, 24.00 hrs.
The Jury will select 3 (three) project ideas which will be qualified for the second phase.
The Jury will announce the best three projects idea by October 25, 2019.
Phase 2: The three selected teams will be invited to work up a fully detailed exhibition concept which will be presented to the Jury. These detailed concepts should be submitted by the latest on December 15, 2019, 24.00 hrs.
The Jury will announce the criteria for the detailed project proposal immediately after the announcement of the shortlist of three teams.
The announcement of the winning project: December 20, 2020.
THE SELECTION PROCEDURE
The project ideas and the detailed project proposals will be evaluated by an international Jury composed of 5 members. The evaluation of the Jury will judge proposals on the basis of:
APPLICATION DOSSIER FOR THE FIRST PHASE
The application should include:
The candidates are free to choose whichever means and forms of introducing their project proposals. They are kindly invited to follow the guidelines provided by the Curators of the Biennale which can be found at www.labiennale.org.
Technical Details on the Albanian Pavilion
The Albanian Pavilion will be situated in “Arsenale”. You will find the plan and relevant photos here.
Submission of application:
The complete application should be:
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