48 applications for Chief curatorship in the race for 2019.
For the second time, Lisbon Architecture Triennale has issued an international call for proposals for the Chief Curatorship of its main event. Launched on 28 November 2016, two weeks before the end of The Form of Form still allowing to its visit, this call invited proposals for the 5th edition of Lisbon Architecture Triennale taking place in the autumn of 2019.
The call was closed at midnight on 31 January with an impressive response from curators, architects and critics. In total, 48 entries from three continents: Europe (77% of the proposals), America (17%) and Asia (6%). The great diversity of proposals and this wide geographical distribution demonstrate the scope of the Lisbon Triennale's promotion and its worldwide reputation.
Portugal presented 14 projects, 30% of a total of 16 countries* represented. The set of 48 proposals for Chief Curator enlists 155 participant names, mostly collective projects associated to multidisciplinary and multinational teams of 3 to 15 people. The Lisbon Triennale is very pleased with the high level of participation and the evaluation of proposals is starting now. In March, the winner will be announced.
List of participating countries vs. number of applications submitted:
* Portugal (14), USA (6), Netherlands (6), France (5), Germany (3), Canada (2), Italy (2), United Kingdom (2), Bahrein (1), Belgium (1), Denmark (1), Slovenia (1), India (1), Ireland (1), China (1), Switzerland (1).