Architecture Fringe launches the 2019 call for participants

Architecture Fringe launches the 2019 call for participants

Scotland Architecture fringe launched its call for applications for the 2019 open program.

The Architecture Fringe was launched in 2016 by a group of architects, designers, photographers, engineers, visual artists and curators to encourage public debate on architecture and design in Scotland in its contexts broader cultural and socio-political.

2018 Participant Fringe The Messenger – ® Hilary Jack

Celebrating its fourth incarnation as an independent festival run by contributors, the Architecture Fringe this year explores architecture and its social impact as part of the IRL (In Real Life).

Those wishing to participate in the open program are invited to submit proposals that take into account this year’s IRL theme or broader notions of the extraordinary here and now, including the opportunities it presents or the contradictions it presents. creates.

The Messenger – ® Hilary Jack

Andy summers, co-founder and co-producer of Architecture Fringe, said: “This year’s In Real Life provocation is an invitation to explore the extraordinary here and now that shapes our individual experiences and our collective storytelling. The complexity of everyday life – the everyday – is often overlooked in favor of sound clips, stereotypes and simplistic representations. This complexity and the contradictions inherent in it have a direct influence on the appearance, functioning and evolution of our landscapes, towns and cities.

“In Real Life seeks to recognize the multiple, diverse and often conflicting everyday realities that exist online and offline within our common built environment. Some of these realities are isolated, some coexist and many overlap.

“The Architecture Fringe 2019 open program is an opportunity to imagine a more generous, inclusive and inspiring architectural culture where everyday life informs and reinvigorates the role of architecture in creating better places and spaces, IRL.

Parade of architectural commas – ® Emily Speed

Artist and designer Adam Nathaniel Furman said, “The IRL (In Real Life) provocation for the Architecture Fringe 2019 is an incredibly timely invitation to explore the messy, conflicting, complex and brilliantly diverse reality of our contemporary cityscapes, in contrast to the limited and sanitized reality,” organized “,” selected “and” created “stories and images typically presented by the profession.”

From exhibits and performances to screenings and walks, proposals can take a variety of forms and potential attendees are encouraged to join one of Architecture Fringe’s monthly meetings to share and discuss ideas.

The Architecture Fringe 2018 featured more than 70 projects, with 340 contributors in 56 locations.

The Architecture Fringe 2019 will take place across Scotland from June 8-24, 2019.

More information on how to apply can be found here.

Confirmed submissions for the open call close at 12 noon on April 8, 2019.

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