Open Call to Curators | AaBKC Residency at Aarhus, Denmark

Deadline: 10 February

Aarhus Center for Visual Art (Aarhus Billedkunstcenter, AaBKC) invites international curators of contemporary visual art to apply to AaBKC Residency’s Spring 2017 program.

The aim of AaBKC Residency is to introduce international curators and artists to the visual arts scene in Aarhus, Denmark – the second largest city in Denmark and designated European Capital of Culture 2017.

AaBKC Residency’s Spring 2017 program invites one international curator to live and work in Aarhus from May 15 – June 26, 2017, where s/he will have an opportunity to meet local artists and arts professionals, visit artist studios and exhibition spaces, and participate in networking meetings and cultural events. By focusing on networking, AaBKC Residency facilitates short- and long-term professional development, allowing curators to broaden their knowledge base, develop new and meaningful professional contacts and relationships, create future work opportunities, refine their networking skills, and build other vital professional capacities.

Living accommodations and desk space will be provided within Godsbanen, the cultural production center that houses AaBKC and/or private accommodations in Aarhus.

Finances:
– 6.000 DKK stipend
– 2.500 DKK travel support
– Free living accommodations and work space (office desk)
– Residents must cover living and working costs (including art materials)

Emerging and established curators are welcome to apply. Successful applicants will have a strong desire to expand their network of artists, curators, gallerists, and other arts professionals.

Applications may be submitted via email to residency@aabkc.dk. Please include a brief motivation letter (max. 500 words), CV (max. 2 pages), and recent writing sample or visual material from previous curatorial projects (max 5 pages).

For more information see: aabkc.dk/page/open-call-curators

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