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Opportunity: Curatorial Residency, CCA Celeia

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Tuesday, August 3. 2010 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

AIR CELEIA International Curatorial Residency Program

Celje, Slovenia

Deadline for applications: 29nd August, 2010

CCA CELEIA (Center for Contemporary Arts Celeia Celje) offers an opportunity for an individual curator to visit Celje to research contemporary visual art produced in Slovenia and to build contacts with local artists/curators and galleries. The selected individual will develop an international curatorial project with the CCA CELEIA being the host venue for the show in 2011. It is envisaged that the resulting project would involve a minimum of 50% participants working in Slovenia. In addition the selected individual would be requested to give a lecture or workshops during one of the research visits.

The residency is an opportunity for curators to structure their own time within a supportive and nurturing creative environment. Participants will be introduced to the other activities at CCA CELEIA. This residency program creates opportunities for creative collaborations resulting from direct interaction with professional artists or professionals in other disciplines. Experimentation and collaboration across media is encouraged and use of other facilities can be negotiated.

The selected curator will receive a monthly stipend up to 600 eur and a curator’s fee up to 1000 eur- after the completion of the proposed. project/exhibition.The travel cost are not covered.

Residency Timeframe:

August 29, 2010: Deadline for expressions of interest

Sept 10, 2010: Notification of selected Curator

Oct/Nov 2010: Research residency (up to 2 months)

Jan 31, 2011 A completed outline for a proposed exhibition/project

mid-late 2011: Presentation/exhibition of proposed exhibition/project

Expressions of interest are accepted by email to:

nevenka.sivavec -at- celje.si2 , senior curator

sabina.decman -at- celje.si3, curatorial assistant

Please include your expression of interest (max 1000 words). Curriculum Vitae, a curatorial statement/bio and examples of previous work – please mark the subject box of the email - Curatorial Residency.

For more information please contact Nevenka Šivavec, senior curator at CCA CELEIA

nevenka.sivavec -at- celje.si2
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