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International call: Curator-in-Residence in Salzburg 2021

Period: 1 to 30 March 2021
Deadline: 16 November 2020

The Salzburger Kunstverein continues its new Curator in Residence Program in partnership with the City of Salzburg’s Artist in Residence Program. This program offers a studio-apartment in the historic Künstlerhaus in central Salzburg to curators for one month. The dates in the studio in Salzburg are 1st March to 30th 2021.

The aim of this residency program is to spur curatorial research and discourse in Salzburg. Resident curators are provided time and space to develop independent projects. He or she may conduct research or writing pertinent to their interests. Use of the SKV library and partner specialist libraries may be arranged. Networking opportunities, including studio visits and meetings with professionals, will be offered. A stipend is provided along with the fully equipped studio-apartment.

Applications will be reviewed by a jury according to the quality of the proposal and the suitability of candidates. Deadline for submissions: 16 November 2020. Only the successful candidate will be contacted.

Applications (in German or English) should include as a single word or pdf document (please do not send multiple documents) by email to info@salzburger-kunstverein.at (subject line: Curator in Residence):

One page cover letter with contact details
Two page CV
Three pages summary of previous projects (images encouraged)
Four page Writing Sample (optional)
Writing Sample (optional)
Reference letter (optional)

By Post:
Curator in Residence
Salzburger Kunstverein
Hellbrunnerstrasse 3
5020 Salzburg

Queries may be directed to the addresses above. Please note that materials will not be returned. Please do not send original materials, DVDs, CDs or .mov files. Only word or pdf documents or printed materials are accepted. Please note any travel restrictions due to Covid-19 when submitting your application.

The Salzburger Kunstverein is one of Central Europe’s leading contemporary art organisations. Founded in 1844 and housed in the historic Künstlerhaus, the Salzburger Kunstverein organises 11 exhibitions per year and manages 21 studios including two residency programs. The Director is Séamus Kealy.