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International Call: Curator-in-Residence in Salzburg

Period: December 4th, 2017 to January 8th, 2018 (or January 22th, 2018)
Deadline: September 8th, 2017

The Salzburger Kunstverein announces its new Curator in Residence Programme. In partnership with the City of Salzburgs Artist in Residence Program, this program offers a studio-apartment in the historic Künstlerhaus in central Salzburg to curators for one month. An extension of 2 weeks in a partner residency in nearby Flachau is also possible. The dates in the studio in Salzburg are December 4th 2017 to January 8th 2018 and January 8th to 22nd, 2018 (extension).

The aim of this residency program is to spur curatorial research and discourse in Salzburg. Resident curators may develop a project in partnership with the Salzburger Kunstverein and / or Salzburg City, or conduct research or writing pertinent to their interests. 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: September 8th, 2017. 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 office@salzburger-kunstverein.at (subject line: Curator-in-Residence):

- One page proposal with contact details
- Two to three page summary of previous projects (images encouraged)
- Two page CV
- 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.

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.