The Government wants to send Australian designers to Beijing Design Week

Published:  July 30, 2014

For the first time, the Australian Embassy in Beijing will be funding a small delegation of Australian designers to attend the 2014 Beijing Design Week.

According to the call for applications on the Chinese Australian Embassy website, the Embassy is inviting Australian designers and architecture industry association representatives, individual practitioners, and design industry media to apply for a place in this inaugural Australian Design Industry Delegation to Beijing Design Week 2014, taking place during the period 26 September – 3 October, 2014.

The Embassy will fund travel to Beijing and accommodation for successful delegates.

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Beijing Design Week 2013

According to the press release, the objectives of the Delegation are to encourage better connections between Australian and Chinese design and architecture industries, and to promote Australian designers and their work in China.

Specific eligibility and selection criteria need to be met, and interested applicants will need to submit their completed application form together with a current CV (including association, firm or organisation background) to the Australian Embassy in Beijing by no later than midnight AEST, Sunday 10 August, 2014.

Check out the Embassy website for more details, or download the full version of the Call for applications. (PDF Document)

Main image: ”Breathing Cloud,” Beijing Design Week 2013

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