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April 3, 2017

Open call for Curators’ Agenda: VIENNA 2017 residency program for international, emerging curators

BLOCKFREI

C’A 2016. Photo: BLOCKFREI.

Want to gain first-hand curatorial practice in one of the most vibrant art hubs in Europe?
Looking to improve your curating skills in a highly international setting?
Motivated to connect with notable agents of the Viennese contemporary art scene?



Curators’ Agenda: VIENNA 2017 (C’A) aims to answer your specific professional aspirations and to provide you with unique first-hand curatorial experience during a 6-week residency program in Vienna.

Curators’ Agenda: VIENNA 2017 (C’A)

C’A offers
–in-depth knowledge of the Viennese contemporary art scene
–a platform for cultural exchange and collaboration with representatives of the Viennese contemporary art community
–opportunities for individual knowledge expansion and interpersonal connections
–a unique opportunity for implementing the “lessons learned” by organising of a mutual group show

C’A offers



For whom is the C’A designed?
Emerging curators from all around the globe, who seek to discover the Viennese contemporary art scene in-depth and to gain practical experience in curating.

For whom is the C’A designed?

C’A program
Talks, lectures, studio visits, meetings with curators and cultural educators from leading institutions, off-spaces as well as with freelance operators and entrepreneurs in the field of contemporary art.

C’A program

By organising a mutual group exhibition with students from the University of Applied Arts Vienna as the final part of the program, the C’A participants will also be provided with know-how modules and workshops related to exhibition management and production.

University of Applied Arts Vienna

The participants will receive the certificate of the C’A program completion after finishing the residency.

C’A application
Up to 10 applicants will be selected to take part in the C’A program. Working language is English.

C’A application

Please send us your CV (one A4 page) and letter of motivation (one A4 page) with emphasized special field of interest by July 6, 2017 to [email protected].

July 6, 2017 [email protected].[email protected][email protected]

Selected participants will be notified several days after the deadline.

C’A program fee
The cost of the program is EUR 1100.
The registration fee is additional EUR 50.

C’A program fee
EUR1100.
EUR50

The program fee includes:
–entry fees for museums and other special events
–workshops and lectures
–production costs of the group exhibition
–accommodation costs will be partly compensated for each participant for a maximum amount of EUR 500
–travelling costs will be partly compensated for each participant for an amount of up to EUR 250
–local cell phone cards





EUR 500
EUR 250

Note: bank fees and wire costs should be covered by the participants. Please take this into account when making a payment.

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Selected participants should make a payment in advance, no later than July 15, 2017. In case of cancellation, all fees are non-refundable.

July 15, 201715,

All inquiries regarding the program can be directed to [email protected]More information about the open call available at www.blockfrei.org.

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BLOCKFREI is a member ofRESARTIS network.

The program is supported by the City of Vienna, Austrian Federal Chancellery, (Directorate of Arts and Culture – International Cultural Policy).

 

Open call for Curators' Agenda: VIENNA 2017 residency program

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