Curatorial programme for research: Open call for CPR 2018: Dimming the Northern lights

The Curatorial Program for Research (CPR) is pleased to announce its open call for curators to participate in CPR 2018: Dimming the Northern Lights. In this program curators will travel to the Nordic region, visiting Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. CPR’s sixth fully-funded research program will take place from August 2 – 27, 2018. 

Hosted by local institutions and independent curators, the program gathers a cohort of up to eight international curators. The robust programming offers daily visits to artist studios and local arts institutions, and it is complemented by readings about local socio-political history, arts, and culture. Following the trip, each curator will submit a proposal to conduct a project in his/her home city, and, one winning proposal will be awarded a production grant.

Both independent curators and those with institutional affiliations may apply; only applicants with 2+ years of professional experience will be considered.

Participants will be selected by a jury that will include: Carmen Ferreyra, CPR Director and Founder; Emily Crain, CPR Program Manager and Director of Development; Juha Huuskonen, Director, HIAP – Helsinki International Artist Programme, Finland; Nestori Syrjala, Board Member, The Mustarinda Association, Finland; Sandi Hilal, Director, Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency, Palestine/Sweden; Hanna Isaksson, Manager, ArtNorth - Norrbotten Contemporary Art Development Center, Sweden; Ina Otzko, Visual Artist and Independent Curator, Norway/Italy; and Johan Martin Christiansen, Visual Artist, Faroe Islands/Denmark.

Are covered: international airfare, accommodation, local transport and some of the meals during the programme (usually about 50% of the meals are covered).

Deadline: 15 February 2018 (careful: 60US$ dollars fee apply)

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