Open Call: Larnaca Biennale

The Arts Biennale of Larnaca is the first biennial event ever organized in Cyprus by a group of artists and art lovers. The Biennial will be hosted in the beautiful city of Larnaca. Being one of the oldest cities in the world with rich history and culture stretching for more than 4000 years, along with its beautiful seaside location, nature and historical sites, Larnaca is an inspiration for all. As organizers, we aim for a successful Biennial that will showcase artists and their work from all over the world with a high standard of quality and professionalism.

The biennial will take place between October–November 2018. In addition to the main exhibition, the Biennial will host a series of artistic and culture events in the city such as concerts, plays, performances, lectures etc. Co-organiser is ARTION Cultural Association of Larnaca. Main supporter of the Biennial is the municipality of Larnaca and a number of art organizations and institutions including E.KA.TE The Cyprus Chamber of Fine Arts. If you’re an artist or a photographer join us for the competition. If you are an art lover join us to experience the Larnaca Biennale 2018. Welcome to the city of Larnaca!

  • Participation is open to all artists, professionals or amateurs, art students and photographers who are 18 years old or above, on the 31st of May 2018 inclusive. Groups of artists are also entitled to participate as a team with a single proposal. An artist can apply as a member of a team and also apply for solo participation.
  • Participants must send the application form with up to three photos of the suggested work, (an entire image of the work and one or two photos of selected details) in jpeg form smaller than 3MB (3,000k) with at least 1,080 pixels on its longest side. It is important to provide professional quality digital photos of your work because these will be used in the printed catalogue of the exhibition, provided that your work is selected. If you wish, you may also write up to a 200 word statement about your work.

Full details here.

Opportunity Type


Contact Name

Larnaca Biennale

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Start Date

5th March 2018

Closing Date

31st May 2018