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BIO 25 – 25th Biennial of Design Ljubljana, 2017

The 25th Biennial of Design Ljubljana, Slovenia has been announced and the open call is scheduled for opening on the 12th May 2016.

BIO – The Biennial of Design in Ljubljana is is an international platform for new approaches in design, structured as a long-term collaborative process, where teams of designers and multidisciplinary agents develop alternatives to established systems.

The Biennial of Design in Ljubljana works as a testing ground, where design is employed as a tool to question and improve our daily life, among different and multidisciplinary design approaches that touch systems, production, services, scientific research, humanistic issues, unexpected conditions for the production of our habitat.

The diverse array of topics resonates with both local and global demands, with its comprehensive projects aimed at creating resilient structures that develop over time, often beyond the duration of the Biennial.

The 2017 exhibition event is scheduled for 25 May–29 October.

The Biennial of Design is organized by MAO, Slovenia’s national Museum of Architecture and Design. BIO was founded back in 1964, making it the first design biennial in Europe.