Chief Curator for 2019 edition

Chief Curator for 2019 edition’s call ends on 31 January

The Lisbon Architecture Triennale seeks a Chief Curator or Curatorial Team to lead and significantly grow the ambition of the fifth edition to be held in Lisbon, Portugal in the Fall of 2019. This is a unique opportunity to pilot a leading international architecture forum as Lisbon Triennale and to make a major contribution to the development of architectural thinking and practice. Applications from individuals or collectives of any nationality and country of residence are openly invited.

Fee​: 60.000€ (including taxes)
Guidelines and Submission form here


Required Materials to be submitted online before 31 January 2017​:
– Conceptual and thematic curatorial proposal (max. 2500 words);
– Short biography and curriculum vitae identifying a minimum of three own works within the scope of this application (max. 1500 words);
– Short biographies of all elements of the curatorial team (max. 300 words each);


The selection criteria ​will take into account aspects such as relevance of the theme, originality of the proposal, suitability for the triennial's goals, structure and nature of the curatorial team and candidate's experience. The selection will be by the​ jury​ composed by the Board of Directors of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale Association and the Chief Curator of the fourth edition.

The Lisbon Triennale will not publicly disclose the applicants’ names nor the applications content, except with the selected candidate. All candidates will be notified during February 2017.