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Opportunity: Emerging Writer/Curator-in-Residence

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Sunday, November 30. 2008 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography
Call for Applications: Emerging Writer/Curator-in-Residence

Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography is a non-profit artist-run centre committed to the advancement of photographic art. The writer/curator residency is open to applicants of any region. The six-week residency is to be completed between April and June 2009. Financial support is provided. Deadline for Applications: December 15, 2008. Please note this opportunity is open to Canadian citizens only.

The Writer/Curator resident will create a written work on photography, and/or curate a photo-based exhibition on a theme of their choice.

Benefits of this residency:

- Written work will be included in an upcoming Gallery 44 publication and/or curated exhibition will be considered for Gallery 44's future programming
- Editorial and programming support for the project
- Presence on the Gallery 44 website
- Free participation in a Gallery 44 workshop
- Financial support including CARFAC fees

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter indicating your preferred dates for the residency (six weeks between April - July 2009) and your contact information, along with the following:

- Project description of proposed residency (Describe a specific area of photography that you are interested in, and how your written work or exhibition might explore this theme)
- Two to three samples of recent writing on topics of contemporary art and/or photography
- CV or resume
- Self-addressed, stamped envelope. Submissions without a SASE will not be returned.

Gallery 44 will take reasonable care with submission materials; however, we cannot accept responsibility for damage or loss to original photographic prints.

Gallery 44 does not accept submissions by fax or email.

Contact and mailing address for submissions:
Melissa Bennett, Exhibition Coordinator
Residency Submission
Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography
401 Richmond Street West, Suite #120
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
P 416.979.3941
F 416.979.1695
melissa -at-

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