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Introduction of Curatorial Team / Call for Exhibitors - 2015 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (Hong Kong)


The Hong Kong Institute of Architects Biennale Foundation hereby invites interested individuals or group to express interest in serving as the exhibitor for the 2015 Bi-City Biennale or Urbanism \ Architecture․ Hong Kong from December 2015 to February 2016.

The Curatorial Team led by Professor Christine Hawley is now pleased to announce open calls for the submission of proposals to the Biennale that respond to the theme “Visions 2050 - Lifestyle & The City”. Please find the detailed introduction of the Curatorial Team HERE and the curatorial statement HERE(Appendix A).

Please click HERE to download the invitation brief.
Submission Requirements:

- Your submission(s) should be on, or developed from the theme “Visions 2050 – Lifestyle and the City”, titled by the Organizers of Hong Kong in response to ‘Re-Living the City’ - the theme of our Shenzhen counterparts.

- Each submission should include a short exhibitor’s statement on “Visions 2050 – Lifestyle and the City” (Appendix D), its definition open to your professional, intellectual and creative interpretation.

- Each submission should be limited to ONE A4 page of personal / corporate information and please state your copyright / credit of works(Appendix C); ONE A4 page with content, theme and description of the exhibit accompanied by minimum 2 visuals which describe the proposal/ design intent.

- Entries should be submitted in hard copy format. Electronic copies to be submitted on CD or USB clearly labelled with Exhibitor’s name. All visuals to be submitted at 300dpi jpeg format.

- At least one of the members in the Exhibition Team must hold full membership / fellowship of HKIA, HKIP, HKDA, or other equivalent accredited professional organizations in other cities and please state clearly in your submission.

- Any applicant is entitled to 2 submissions for consideration as an Exhibitor.

- The applicant should be either individual-based, team-based or practice-based.

- Submission(s) in sealed envelope marked "2015 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\ Architecture․Hong Kong" should reach the Organizer Premises (19/F, 1 Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong) on or before 30 June 2015, 12 noon (“Deadline”). Late submissions will not be considered.

- The Organizer does not accept applications sent by fax or email.

- The Organizer does not accept any supplementary information of the submission (except upon request by the Organizer) submitted after the deadline.

- The selected Exhibitors shall work closely and immediately with the Curator to prepare the Hong Kong Exhibition.

- A Briefing Session and Q & A Session for potential applicants would be held by the Organizer on 3 June 2015 (Wednesday) 6:30pm at HKIA Premises, 19/F One Hysan Avenue, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. For registration, please email name and contact of attendee to before 3pm, 2 June 2015.

The 2015 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\ Architecture (Hong Kong) is sponsored by Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Disclaimer: The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) are those of the project organizers only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Communication and Technology Branch of the Commerce and Economic Development Bureau, Create Hong Kong, the CreateSmart Initiative Secretariat or the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee.

For general administrative enquiries, please contact:-
HKIA UABB Secretariat Ms Sarah Tam
Tel: 2805 7335 or 2511 6323

Appendix A: Curatorial Statement
Appendix B: Kowloon Park Plan
Appendix C: Expression of Interest Form
Appendix D: Exhibitor’s Statement Form


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