Dezeen promotion: the 23rd Biennial of Design (BIO 23) will take place from 27 September to 11 November 2012 at the Museum of Architecture and Design in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and the organisers are accepting applications from exhibitors now.
The event will be curated by Dutch studio Organisation in Design with the theme of Design Relations.
The winner of the BIO Gold Medal will receive €5000.
The deadline for entries is 30 March 2012 - visit the website for more details and to apply.
Here are some more details from the BIO 23 organisers:
BIO 23 Call for entries is open until 30 March 2012!
Museum of Architecture and Design launched an international Call for Entries for the 23rd Biennial of Design (BIO 23) - the international exhibition and BIO Design Awards competition.
For this year’s renewed and exciting edition of BIO 23 Margo and Margit from studio Organisation in Design were invited to become the curators of BIO 23. The theme they have chosen for the exhibition is DESIGN RELATIONS. Organisation in Design is a studio specialised in the organisation of all aspects of design for designers, design studios and other design related companies. They guide projects, are involved with various curatorial and advisory activities surrounding design exhibitions. They are the press office of, for example; Atelier Ted Noten, Maarten Baas, Kiki van Eijk, Studio Makkink & Bey and Joost van Bleiswijk, and they do project based PR for international museums, galleries and design events. They acts as an intermediary and are engaged in managing the business interests of several designers and design studios. Organisation in Design is best known for Ventura Lambrate.
Under the theme Design Relations, BIO 23 will focus on fresh new ideas and explore how design relates to the social, the sustainable, and the cultural, while displaying crossovers between culture and commerce, crafts and industry. Curators will select the works to be exhibited from the entries received. The BIO 23 exhibition will be held from 27 September to 11 November 2012 at the Museum of Architecture and Design in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Online exhibitors entries: 6 February - 30 March 2012
Established and emerging young designers, commissioners, manufacturers, tutors, students, design labels, creative collectives, cultural institutions and others are invited to apply for BIO 23 exhibition until the 30 March 2012.
BIO 23 Jury and Design Awards
Giulio Cappellini, Sven Jonke, Sophie Lovell, Jimmy MacDonald and Vasa J. Perović will award the best design works exhibited. BIO Gold Medal, BIO Green Award, BIO Honourable mentions, Award for a Student Work will be bestowed at the opening ceremony of the Biennial on 27 September.
The winner of BIO Gold Medal will receive a monetary prize in the amount of 5.000 EUR!
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