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Closing Date for applications: 2 June The INCUBATE Residencies are for emerging, early career artists and curators (individual or small collective) who wish to have time and space to research, test new ideas, develop new work. Draíocht has a particular interest in artists and curators whose interests lie in one or more of the following: […]
Deadline: 2 June 2017 Draíocht, The Blanchardstown Centre, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 The INCUBATE Residencies are for emerging, early career artists and curators (individual or small collective) who wish to have time and space to research, test new ideas, develop new work. Draíocht has a particular interest in artists and curators whose interests lie in one […]
Deadline: 19 May 2017, 5pm Residency Opportunity: Resort Residency: Case Study III: Revelations, Lynders Mobile Home Park, Portrane, Fingal, 2017 Fingal County Council’s Arts Office is seeking expressions of interest from Artists & Curators to engage in a short term residency opportunity at Lynders Mobile Home Park, Portrane. Resort Residency/and associated commissioning programme Resort Revelations […]
Closing Date: 2 June 2017 INCUBATE – Studio Incubation Residencies – Draiocht Blanchardstown Draíocht is delighted to announce Sarah Ward and Louis Haugh as the first two artists invited to participate in INCUBATE – a series of Studio Incubation Residencies designed to support young and emerging artists and curators from Fingal in giving time and […]
Deadline: 15 March Professional visual artists, designers and architects are eligible to apply for a residency of two or three months duration in 2018. Curators are eligible to apply for a one month residence in 2018. Applicants from outside the Nordic region are expected to master the English language. The program is not available for […]
Closing date for application: Friday 17 February, 5pm Fire Station Artists’ Studios in Dublin, Ireland invites international curators to apply for short term flexible residencies in Fire Station for 2017/18. The aim of this residency programme is to provide opportunities for international curators to familiarise themselves with the Irish visual art scene, undertake research and […]
Thursday 2 March 12pm to 4.30pm VAI/DAS Members – Free Non-Members – £5 In this practical workshop, Sharon Adams will be looking at what information you have available online about you and your work, that can be used by curators and galleries for research or exhibitions. We will help you be in control of the […]
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 […]
Deadline: 16 January Exhibition proposals for The Old Courts 2017 gallery program are invited from artists and curators. The Old Courts welcome ambitious proposals for solo and group shows from a variety of disciplines to exhibit in the Isherwood Gallery. Applications for January, February and March will be considered first. Please note the months that […]
Deadline for the applications: 30 October 2016 (11:59pm, GMT +2) HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme and Frame Contemporary Art Finland are looking for international curators of contemporary art to join the funded Helsinki International Curatorial Programme (HICP) in 2017. The aims of the programme are two-fold: To allow internationally active, professional curators the chance […]
Get Together is 5! The programme for this year’s national day for visual artists is open for registrations with a wide range of artists, curators, critics and academic speakers invited. Since Get Together 2015, we have looked at what is current and also feedback from previous years to build a programme that offers much to […]
Deadline: 31 May Applicants should have a minimum of five years of curatorial experience in Germany and a clear vision of their own practice as curators. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a significant link between their own curatorial trajectory and the cultural discourse of the last decades in Germany and the United States. Located on […]
Belfast Open Studios 2015: Curators Programme Some curators have approached us to ask to participate in the Belfast Open Studios. Although we had closed the call out, we are now opening it again for a few days. If you wish to participate as a curator in any part of Belfast Open Studios between Thursday 22nd […]
October 21, 2015 – October 24, 2015 Map and Directions | Register Description: Belfast Open Studios 2015 is scheduled to take place on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th October. Part of the series of events will be a specific programme for visiting curators. Last year over 54 curators visited Belfast during Open Studios and were […]
SARAH PIERCE INTERVIEWS THE CURATORS OF PLASTIK, AN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ARTISTS’ MOVING IMAGE HELD IN GALWAY (7 FEBRUARY, AN TAIBHDHEARC), CORK (13 – 15 FEBRUARY, CRAWFORD/TRISKEL) AND DUBLIN (20 – 22 FEBRUARY, IFI/TBG+S). Sarah Pierce: How did Plastik come to be? PLASTIK (1): Jenny Brady first got in touch with Ben Cook (Director of […]
Get Together 2015 takes place in IMMA on Friday, 15th May 2015. Due to the feedback that we have received both from curators and artists, Speed Curating returns. This year we are making some changes based on feedback from last year’s event. One of the areas that we have been asked to continue is speed […]
Visual Artists Ireland would like to say a big thank you to all attendees, speakers, curators, guests, funders and IMMA for making Get Together 2014 – our national day for visual artists – which took place last Friday, 23 May, such an enjoyable, insightful and productive day. It is extremely rewarding for us to be […]
How to build strong relationships with curators and get the most out of their experience when working with public galleries.
Self-organising is vital to any consideration of the artist as curator, and the ways in which the artist as curator has evolved through a cast of artist-initiated and run associations illustrates that artists (as early as 1648 France) have been deeply and actively involved in self-organisation as a form of curating.