GIBCA Extended is a network of contemporary art actors in Västra Götaland. These actors create programs in relation to each Gothenburg International Biennial of Contemporary Art (GIBCA). GIBCA Extended is, together with GIBCA, on of Swedens largest art events.  

The biennial will take place between 16th of September – 19th of November 2023, and the coming edition of the project will celebrate plural narratives for now and tomorrow. 

GIBCA Extended was established 2013. The most recent and fifth edition of the project took place in 2021 and involved 70 participating actors who implemented around 190 programs in 22 municipalities in Västra Götaland. You can find all previous participants and projects on this website which allows you to explore the art scene in Gothenburg and Västra Götaland and what it has to offer. The entire program is created by the participants. 

All contemporary art actors can take part in the Extended network. Criteria for taking part in the public program 2023 are:

  • Programs are scheduled during the biennial (16 september- 19 november 2023)  
  • Programs take place in Västra Götaland  
  • Programs respond to the theme of GIBCA 2023  

Are you interested in taking part in the network and public program of GIBCA Extended 2023? Contact us for further information.
Submit your intended program via this link.

We are looking forward towards a new, exciting art experience in the fall of 2023!