The 27th edition of BIO Ljubljana, the oldest biennial in the world, has been extended until 23 October!
The international exhibition BIO27 Super Vernaculars on growing and ambitious movement for designing more resilient and fair future which had been inspired by vernacular architecture and design intelligence will be on display until 23 October 2022 at MAO.
The BIO27 Production Platform exhibition, organised in cooperation with the Centre for Creativity (CzK), which includes five Slovenian interdisciplinary groups addressing the pressing issues of local communities and environment, will be available until 2 October at MAO before it will be moved to Ljubljana city Centre. The exhibition will also be on display within weekly pop-up exhibitions in Plečnik’s kiosk at Prešeren Square between 3 and 30 October. The kiosk has also been renovated in cooperation with one of the BIO27 groups.
The end of the BIO27 Production Platform at MAO will be marked by The Days of the BIO27 Production Platform, held between 23 and 25 September. The Platform will present its work in the form of conferences on relations between vernacular design and younger generation of designers on Friday 23 September. Saturday 24 September will include a various events and workshops. The activities, including the ones by the BIO27 teams, will move to the Cukrarna Palace and Plečnik’s kiosk at Prešeren Square on Sunday 25 September after a guided tour of the Biennial exhibition at MAO with the BIO27 curator Jane Withers.
BIO27 has interesting events lined up for September, from the established BIO27 pop-up shops at the Plečnik’s kiosk, pop-up exhibitions on the subject of supervernacular principles, 3D printing workshops to guided tours and children’s workshops.
One of the highlights of the September programme will be The Forbidden Vernaculars: round table and tea ceremony. The Krater event will be held on 13 September (at noon) at Krater and will be streamed live on Facebook and MAO Youtube channel. The round table participants will discuss legal, social and environmental effects of designing with locally sourced materials in Slovenia and abroad. More about the event The Forbidden Vernaculars.
Join us at BIO27!
Save the New Dates!
BIO27 SUPER VERNACULARS
until 23 October 2022 │ Different locations
EXHIBITION BIO27 SUPER VERNACULARS
until 23 October 2022 │ MAO
EXHIBITION OF BIO27 PRODUCTION PLATFORM
until 2 October 2022 │ MAO
POP-UP EXHIBITION OF BIO27 PRODUCTION PLATFORM
3–30 October 2022 │ Plečnik’s kiosk, Prešeren’s Square
POP-UP EXHIBITION BIO27 PRODUCTION PLATFORM PROGRAMME
3.—9. 10. Krater: Forbidden Vernaculars
10.—16. 10. Pjorkkala: Water – Designing a Biovernacular
17.—23. 10. Garnitura: Communicating Modern Architecture
24.—30. 10. Robida: Grains for Brains
BIO27 SUPER VERNACULARS BOOK