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2023 Venice Biennale of Architecture | Call for Expression of Interest

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Call for expression of interest | 2023 Venice Biennale of Architecture

The Canada Council for the Arts invites exhibition proposals for Canada’s official representation at the 18th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, a prestigious exhibition and international platform that engages critical conversations about contemporary architecture that attracts 300,000 visitors annually.

About the role
The selected team will be responsible for all aspects of the exhibition, from conception and design to production. Learn more about the role.

About the proposed exhibition
The exhibition will take place at the Canada Pavilion in the Giardini from May to November 2023. The Canada Council for the Arts is looking for proposals with bold ideas that inspire, challenge, and respond to current realities through the lens of contemporary Canadian architecture.

Our support
Continuing its commitment to enhance the presence and profile of Canadian artists and arts professionals abroad, the Canada Council for the Arts, as Commissioner, oversees Canada’s official participation, advises the selected team, and contribute $500,000 towards the exhibition production.

Interested? Find out about the eligibility, criteria, exhibition requirement, and selection process here.


Deadline to submit your expression of interest: Monday, November 29, 2021, 11:59 pm (Pacific Time).

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Selection process 
Shortlisted candidates from the call for expression of interest will be invited to fully develop their proposal and participate in an interview with the selection committee. The selected team and proposal will be announced in March 2022.

For more information 
If you have any questions or need advice, write to us at venicebiennale@canadacouncil.ca