Creative director sought for 2020 International Festival of Landscape Architecture

The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects is calling for expressions of interest for the role of creative director for the 2020 International Festival of Landscape Architecture. The 2020 iteration of the festival will be held in Perth from 15 to 18 October 2020, with the two-day conference to run over the 16 and 17 October.

Individuals, practices, schools of landscape architecture and collaborative teams are invited to submit applications to develop the content and theme for the annual event which aims to facilitate exchanges between local and international landscape architects, speakers and delegates, and between members of the profession working in studio practice and education.

The 2019 International Festival of Landscape Architecture is being curated by Jillian Walliss, senior lecturer at the University of Melbourne, Kirsten Bauer, a director of Aspect Studios, and Cassandra Chilton, principal at Rush Wright Associates, and will take place in Melbourne from 15 to 18 October 2019.

Past festival themes and creative directors include:

2018: The Expanding Field
TCL (Taylor Cullity Lethlean)

2017: The 3rd City
Helen Lochhead with Catherine Evans, Sara Padgett Kjaersgaard and Mike Harris, in close collaboration with Mark Tyrrell and Scott Hawken

2016: Not In My Backyard
Richard Weller

2015: This Public Life
Cameron Bruhn, Claire Martin and Ricky Ricardo

Expressions of interest close on 23 August 2019. For more information, click here.

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