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Press release
Archit. & design.  Barcelona,  04/08/2017

The IRL publishes the rules for contracting a co-curatorship service for the Venice Architecture Biennale

The Institut Ramon Llull has published the rules for contracting a co-curatorship service to draw up, together with the RCR architects’ studio, and based on its work, the curatorial proposal for the participation of Catalonia in the Eventi Collaterali of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale. In this edition Catalonia will be represented by RCR Arquitectes, the studio that recently won the Pritzker Prize.


The duties involved in this contract include participating in the creation of the exhibition discourse and the development of the exhibition project, jointly and in coordination with the RCR studio, monitoring the execution of the project and coordinating its content, among other things.

The selection will be made through a committee of experts presided over by a representative of the COAC and made up of four members representing the AJAC, the Consell d’Escoles d’Arquitectura, the FAD and the RCR studio.

Applications may be submitted from 31st July to 8th September.

More information.

They will have to work jointly with the RCR architects’ studio

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The Institut Ramon Llull is a consortium that comprises the Generalitat (Government of Catalonia), Balearic Islands Government and the Barcelona City Council, and its mission is the promotion of Catalan language and culture abroad.
Generalitat de Catalunya Govern de les Illes Balears Ajuntament de Barcelona
The IRL forms part of the Fundació Ramon Llull, which was established by the Government of Andorra, the Ramon Llull Institute, General Council of the Eastern Pyrenees, the city of Alghero, Balearic Islands Towns and Entities Network and the group of Valencian Cities, and has its central offices in Andorra.
Fundació Ramon Llull