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Open call for Curators’ Agenda: VIENNA 2019
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Above: View of Tomorrow is Cancelled, 2018. Curators' Agenda: VIENNA artist talk.
Above: View of Tomorrow is Cancelled, 2018. Curators' Agenda: VIENNA artist talk.
Residency program
September 16–October 31, 2019

Application deadline: June 3

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–Want to gain first-hand curatorial practical experience 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?
–Eager to create connections with peers coming from different parts of the world?

Curators’ Agenda: VIENNA 2019 (C’A) aims to answer your specific professional aspirations and to provide you with a unique first-hand curatorial experience during a 6-week residency program in Vienna.

C’A offers:
–In-depth exploration of the Viennese contemporary art scene
–A platform for cultural exchange and collaboration with representatives of the Viennese contemporary art community
–Possibility for individual professional growth and international networking
–A unique opportunity for implementing the “lessons learned” through organization and realization of a mutual group show

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 create a network of contacts, as well as to gain additional theoretical and practical experience in curating.

C’A program
–Weekly theoretical workshops
–Project management workshop
–Lectures & talks with established curators and cultural educators from leading institutions, off spaces as well as with freelance operators
–Studio visits
–Co-curating of the mutual group show realized in partnership with the University of Applied Arts Vienna

Alongside 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.

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.

Please send us your CV (one A4 page) and letter of motivation (one A4 page) with emphasized special field of interest by June 3, 2019 to [email protected].

Selected participants will be notified several days after the deadline.

C’A program fee
The cost of the program is EUR 1500. The registration fee is additional EUR 50.

The program fee includes:
–Entry fees for museums and other special events
–Workshops and lectures
–Production costs of the group exhibition
–Local cell phone cards

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

Selected participants should make a payment in advance, no later than June 10, 2019. In case of cancellation, later than June 15, 2019 all fees will be non-refundable.

All inquiries regarding the program can be directed to [email protected].

March 8, 2019

location

Vienna, Austria