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Delfina Foundation: Open Call for Czech Artists and Curators

With support from the Arts and Theatre Institute - Artists in Residence Programme and Czech Centre London, Delfina Foundation is offering a six-week residency to a curator or artist with Czech citizenship, living and working in the Czech Republic. The residency period is 20 February to 31 March 2017.

During the residency, Delfina Foundation will develop a structured series of events and activities enabling residents to:

  • Research and develop areas of interest
  • Develop skills via training and mentoring
  • Access information and resources through independent study, field trips and workshops
  • Participate in both internal and external/public events

 
Typical participants will include young graduates or emerging curators with limited international experience.

THE SELECTED CURATOR WILL RECEIVE:

  • A six-week residency in London, including one return, economy-class flight, and a living allowance for food/per diems and materials;
  • A single bedroom at Delfina Foundation with shared facilities, such as the laundry room, kitchen, and dining room
  • Opportunities to engage in the art scene in UK through structured and independent time and activities
  • Access to a programme of planned group activities and visits to cultural organisations in the UK

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A Czech citizen, currently living and working in The Czech Republic
  • Seeking an opportunity to develop your practice and the concepts of your curatorial work
  • Able to explain how the experience of an international residency may benefit your career development and in particular why an opportunity in London would be beneficial
  • Proficient in English

 It is desirable that the applicant has an undergraduate qualification in a relevant discipline.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Applicants are expected to submit:

  • The completed application form in English
  • A CV detailing recent projects, exhibitions, workshops and residencies
  • A writing sample (an essay, artist profile, press article, etc.)
  • At least 8 high-quality images of your previous projects or exhibitions, which could include unrealised proposals
  • Contact details of one referee

 Please submit only electronic copies of the above documents to following email address:rezidence@institutumeni.cz

Deadline for applications: 3 October 2016 18:00 GMT

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM (DOCX)