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International Call: Curator-in-Residence in Salzburg

Period: Dec. 3rd, 2018 to Jan. 7th, 2019
Deadline: June 9th, 2018

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 Monday, December 3rd, 2018 until Monday, January 7th, 2019.

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. Networking opportunities, including studio visits and meetings with professionals, will be offered. A public lecture or workshop is also a condition of the residency. 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: June 9th, 2018. 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):

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

Please send it by email to info@salzburger-kunstverein.at (subject line: Curator in Residence 2018).

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 will be reviewed.

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.