Organised by the contemporary art non-profit basis, the aim of this curatorial residency programme, which will take place 1 March – 30 April 2022, is to introduce new international perspectives to the local art community, enhancing curatorial research, exchange and discourse in Frankfurt. Resident curators are provided time and space to develop a curatorial programme by researching and connecting with different artists and elaborating a final exhibition concept. The exhibition will be on view from the middle of September until the middle of November 2022. The period in between the stay and the exhibition time should also be used to further develop and finalise the exhibition.
Studio visits and meetings with professionals in Frankfurt are an important part of the programme. Networking opportunities will be offered. A public lecture or workshop can be held during the residency.
The curatorial resident will be fully funded by the city of Frankfurt, covering travel expenses and a per diem of 1000€ per month. If necessary, the organisers can also assist in obtaining a visa.The curator in residence will be hosted in a fully equipped studio apartment at basis e.v. in the heart of Frankfurt. Travel expenses and an additional fee for the exhibition will be covered as well.
Eligible applicants are young cultural practitioners and scholars (no more than 40 years old) from all around the globe with relevant experience in curating exhibitions and/or related projects. The application should document a well-founded interest in current debates in arts and culture and a specific interest in the Frankfurt art scene. The applicants should have a good level of spoken and written English (or German).