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Curator in Residence 2019

The Salzburger Kunstverein announces the Curator in Residence 2019. From 75 international applications the Italian curator Caterina Avataneo was elected.

Caterina Avataneo (*1989, Turin) is an independent curator based in London. She holds an MA in architecture (Politecnico di Torino 2015) and an MA in curating (London MET and Whitechapel Gallery 2017). Her curatorial projects have appeared in institutions and galleries including Arcade, Zabludowicz Collection, Kunstraum, White Crypt and Gossamer Fog (all London). In 2017 she was awarded the NEON curatorial award by Neon Foundation and Whitechapel Gallery. Currently she is Associate Curator at Arcade Gallery, London and Assistant Curator for the Golden-Lion winning Lithuanian Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale.

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 dates in the studio in Salzburg are Monday, November 18th until Monday, December 16th, 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 stipend is provided along with the fully equipped studio-apartment.