Open calls for artists, architects, studios and students to submit their projects to PQ 2019


Would you like to present your project at the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space in June 2019? Don’t hesitate and send us your proposals now! Besides the Site Specific Performance Festival that will be the liveliest, and perhaps the most energizing and inspiring part of PQ, we are also accepting submissions from individual artists for the Performance Space Architecture Exhibition and Formations that is a collaborative project between architects, choreographers and performance designers. The exhibition of Fragments exhibiting models, costumes and objects designed by living legends of performance design accepts only curators of the Exhibition of Countries and Regions or their designate.

 Open call for Site Specific Performance Festival

Are you performance designers, directors, choreographers, performers and artists? Bring your performances inspired by PQ site and Prague locations where performance design plays integral role and works that could change the regular patterns of the daily city life into a series of memorable moments.

Site Specific Performance Festival speaks about our contemporary experience, forges new connections, brings new audiences, and gives an opportunity to many artists not only from the area of performance design but also all other related fields to share the newest ideas and most current reflections of our world today.

CURATOR: Sophie Jump

The proposals must be submitted through the application form. Deadline for submission is February 28, 2018. Official selection will be announced on April 15, 2018.

For more information and conditions for submissions for the Site Specific Performance Festival, please, follow HERE.

Open call for Performance Space Architecture Exhibition

The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space invites proposals for the Performance Space Architecture Exhibition, Our Theatre of the World. We are asking 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…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.

CURATOR: Andrew Todd

The proposals must be submitted through the application form. Deadline for submission is May 31, 2018. Official selection will be announced on August 31, 2018.

For more information and conditions for submissions for Performance Space Architecture Exhibition, please, follow HERE.

Open call for Formations

The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space invites submissions for Formations from established artists and companies as well as emerging artists.

An architecture movement project that is concerned with the patterns we encounter in nature, urbanism and architecture. This will be a collaborative project between architects, choreographers and performance designers investigating the impact of movement, structures and patterns in performance and everyday life.

CURATORS: D. Chase Angier & Serge von Arx

The proposals must be submitted through the application form. Deadline for submission is February 28, 2018. Official selection will be announced on June 15, 2018.

For more information and conditions for submissions for Formations, please, follow HERE.

Open call for Fragments

The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space invites submissions for Fragments, a special exhibition that will take place during PQ 2019. PQ is asking national curators to select only one item (an object, a model, sound or lighting file or a costume) designed by one of the most celebrated designers whose work keeps inspiring new generations of artists and audiences. The PQ curator will collaborate very closely with the curator from each country to place each object, model, file and costume into the space created for the exhibitions of Fragments.

CURATOR: Klára Zieglerová

The proposals must be submitted through the application form. Deadline for submission is February 28, 2018. Official announcement of included works will be on April 15, 2018.

For more information and conditions for submissions for Fragments, please, follow HERE.

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