August 22, 2017

Open Call | Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland for Culture Night 2017

Application deadline: Monday 28 August, 12 noon.

The RIAI (Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland) has announced a Call for Submissions on the theme of architecture and the moving image, for the upcoming Culture Night, Dublin on (September 22nd).

RIAI welcome submissions from registered architects, architecture students and recent graduates in Ireland, along with practitioners in associated fields such as film, architectural photography, fine arts, design, architectural history, geography etc.

RIAI plan to exhibit a variety of work that relates to architecture and the built environment. This may include documentaries and longer features, along with shorter pieces, experimental work, animation and stop-motion. The exhibition of sound installations will also be considered. Inside the building work will be displayed on large, high resolution monitors. Submissions that are site specific are encouraged. Due to time and budget restrictions, the RIAI are not expecting original material produced for Culture Night and understand that existing material will be submitted.

RIAI are also keen to receive submissions of moving imagery to be projected inside the building, possibly utilising existing window(s). These projections will be developed in conjunction with the curator along with a technical specialist.

If you wish to visit the building to consider site-specific locations it is open to members of the public during weekdays 9-5pm. Details at Alternatively please contact or Sonila Papa E: or T: (01) 669 1483 at the RIAI to arrange an appointment to visit.

There is no fee available to the exhibiting artists / contributors.Β The budget covers equipment hire and installation of the work.

Details are outlined below:

To apply please send a link (and password if required), or general inquiries to

Open Call | Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland for Culture Night 2017