Michelle Kasprzak's views on contemporary art curating

Residency: das weisse haus

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Wednesday, November 21. 2007 • Category: News
das weisse haus is a new exhibition space for young contemporary art that will open its doors mid-December 2007 in Vienna, Austria. Their aim is the presentation and support of young Austrian and international artists of exceptional quality. das weisse haus serves as a platform where artists can interact with different spaces, present their work, attract essential publicity, and become integrated into various networks.

Currently das weisse haus is offering a residency to an international curator. The curator shall become part of the local network, creating and nurturing contacts from the local art scene. The duration of the residency will be 2 to 3 months and culminates in an exhibition in which the curator should reflect his/her experiences, presenting works by artists they became acquainted with during the time of their stay. Furthermore, depending on the opportunities available, the the curator should organise an exhibition project back home. Applicants must be curators from abroad, with a special emphasis on North America (USA, Canada) up to 39 years of age. A jury will review all applicants in order to identify a guest curator.

Send the following documents by November 27, 2007:
- photos and description of recent work
- CV, including all personal contact information
- time guidelines, preferred dates of residency

Via post or email to:
Kunstverein das weisse haus
Westbahnstrasse 11 13/1/3
1070 Vienna, Austria
[email protected]

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