Open Call for the exhibition We had an Idea About the Future, proposals are invited by past and upcoming architecture graduates for stimulating new or existing work to inhabit a number of rooms in Earlsfort Terrace between 16th-24th June.
Deadline for applications: Tuesday 8th May 2012
In 1911, the first students enrolled to study architecture at UCD. This year, there are over 1000 enrolled in architecture schools across the island of Ireland. As the number of graduates expands the capacity and thinking of architecture continues to develop. Every day designers propose and develop new ideas for how the future might be. The exhibition ‘We had an idea about the future’ will celebrate the inherent optimism of this imaginative process.
Proposals will be accepted in any medium and work that explores unexpected and engaging ways of disseminating design will be preferenced. Submissions that interact with the context of the exhibition space, a series of rooms at Earlsfort Terrace, are encouraged. An optional site visit to Earlsfort Terrace will take place on Saturday 28th April.
Individual and group applications are invited from those living in Ireland or abroad and collaboration across disciplines is welcomed.
Applications should be made via email. For full submission details see http://www.wehadanideaaboutthefuture.com
The exhibition will open with a large-scale event on Saturday 16th June to mark the closing of the Centenary year of the School of Architecture UCD.