Last chance to apply to BIO 25, Ljubljana's 25th Biennial of Design

LJUBLJANA – Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO) launches an open call for designers, architects, filmmakers, graphic designers, interaction designers, illustrators, writers, animators, photographers, researchers and others, to participate in the Faraway, So Close – 25th Biennial of Design (BIO25). This year’s curators are Angela Rui and Maja Vardjan, architects etc etc etc etc. Read the full curatorial statement for a complete overview of the biennial.

Graphic design by Slovenian designer Grupa Ee.

Apply until 10 July 2016 to be selected as a participant. Selected individuals will test, develop and share their expertise within seven separate theme-teams comprised of interdisciplinary creatives and guided by professionals such as Matali Crasset, Didier Fiuza Faustino, Mischer’Traxler, Formafantasma, Point Supreme, Odo Fioravanti or Studio Folder.

Faraway, So Close will present seven works dubbed ‘episodes’ in an attempt to inquire practical solutions to global and local issues alongside the main exhibition and catalogue.

Seize the chance and register to kickstart your career, enrich your skills and expand your network.


Application deadline 10 July 2016
Selection announcement July 2016
Project kick-off 13-17 September 2016
Research and development process Autumn 2016–Spring 2017
BIO 25 opening 25 May 2017
BIO 25 closing 29 October 2017

Be sure to apply before its too late!

Photos Delfino Sisto Legnani

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