17 March 2021, Los Angeles – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles is pleased to inform the Filipino-American community that the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Office of Deputy Speaker and Congresswoman Loren Legarda, announced the Open Call for Curatorial Proposals for Philippine Participation in the 59th Venice Art Biennale in 2022.
The selected curatorial proposal will officially represent the Philippines in 2022 in one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious exhibition platforms for contemporary art. The Philippine Pavilion will continue to be housed at the Artiglierie in Arsenale, the main venue of the Venice Biennale.
This call is open to all curators and contemporary Filipino practitioners residing in the Philippines and abroad and may be proposals by a single curator or by a team of two curators. In case of a team in which one member is not Filipino, the lead curator should be Filipino.
For the application procedure, qualification of proponents and documentary requirements, as well as other relevant information about the project, please visit the official website of the Philippine Arts in Venice Biennale (PAVB) at:
and/or contact the PAVB Coordinating Committee through the following:
All curatorial proposals with complete documentary requirements should be emailed on or before 20 May 2021 (Philippine time) with the subject heading “Curatorial Proposal” to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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