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Curator in Residence 2021

The Salzburger Kunstverein announces the Curator in Residence 2021. From 68 international applications the Brazilian curator Bernardo de Souza was elected.

Bernardo José de Souza makes exhibitions, writes and investigates contemporary art. Former Artistic Director of Fundação Iberê Camargo, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, he now works as an independent curator based in Madrid. He was part of the curatorial team of 19th Biennial of Contemporary Art SESC_Videobrasil, held in São Paulo in 2015, and also a member of Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy’s curatorial team in the 9th Mercosul Biennial | Porto Alegre Brazil in 2013; from 2005 until 2013 he worked as the Director of the Department of Cinema, Video and Photography at the Secretary of Culture of Porto Alegre, Brazil.

This program in partnership with the City of Salzburg’s Artist in Residence Program offers a studio-apartment in the historic Künstlerhaus in central Salzburg to curators for one month. 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. A stipend is provided along with the fully equipped studio-apartment.

© Bernardo de Souza

© Bernardo de Souza

© Bernardo de Souza