Theatre Architecture and Architecture of spaces created specifically for the performing arts is no longer effort of a single architect or a single country. International teams often create the most interesting work collaborating across the borders. We aim to create an inclusive exhibition showing a wide variety of work including spaces created even in hard to reach areas and places where performance spaces are temporary structures and are not designed by architects.
Buildings and spaces that are brought to life by performance are complex organisms fusing together the very heartbeat of our humanity, theatre traditions and newest trends in architecture and technology. To keep a beating healthy heart inside these new spaces, the dialogue between performance art professionals, performance designers and architects is essential.
Prague Quadrennial is asking architects/space creators and performance designers to participate in a competitive exhibition by sending us short videos about projects realized in past 6 years. All submissions need to show the space as well as how it is used in performance. All submitted videos must include a dialogue between the space creator (architect) and the performance designer/s or performers using the space. The documentary video can be made on a smartphone and shouldn't exceed 5 minutes. This way any newly created space can be included in the exhibition, including temporary structures in areas hard to reach. All films that fulfil the submission criteria will be shown at PQ. The five best film creative teams will be invited to come and present their projects in person. In addition to the exhibition, PQ will organize both live events and PQ Talks presentations to support and continue this very important dialogue.
The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space invites proposals for the Performance Space Architecture Exhibition, Our Theatre of the World that will take place in Prague, 6-16 June 2019. Proposals are accepted from all types of applicants, including but not limited to curators of Countries and Regions, performing arts venues, individual architects and designers, community and festival organizers, etc... Eligible projects should be realized anytime after 1 January 2011.
CURATOR: Andrew Todd
• Call Published: 30 November 2017
• Deadline for Proposals: 31 May 2018
• Announcement of Selection: 31 August 2018
• 14th Edition of Prague Quadrennial: 6-16 June 2019
For more information and conditions for submissions for the Site Specific Performance Festival, please, follow attached files.
Please, complete attached form in English and return to firstname.lastname@example.org saved as “organization.application.pdf" with email subject line: OUR THEATRE OF THE WORLD. Deadline for submission is: 31 May 2018. No handwritten or incomplete applications will be accepted. Carefully read the Call for Applications before filling out this form.