Research residency in Sapporo (Japan)
S-AIR in association with Curators' Network is offering a fully funded residency opportunity for curators in Sapporo, Japan, from August 9 - September 13, 2016 (maximum stay 30 days, minimum 20 days).
The call is free of charge. Deadline for the submission of applications is July 3, 2016, midnight, Madrid, CEST timezone.
The successful candidate is expected to research and write around the local art scene of Sapporo, to learn about Japan and to establish networks and dialogues between local and international artists.
- The call is open for curators who work with all kinds of disciplines within the context of contemporary visual and fine arts. There is no age limit. Applicants should neither hold Japanese nationality nor reside in Japan, and should be able to exercise a degree of autonomy and self-reliance.
- The call seeks especially for professionals who work with a high level of excellence, but do not yet have a consolidated international career, as one of the primary goals of Curators’ Network is to promote art-professionals who are still not well known in a larger international context.
- Applicants should have at least a moderate level of spoken English or Japanese, and should feel comfortable engaging in discussions in one of these two languages.
- Applying curators should thoroughly research about S-AIR and Curators' Network and submit a proposal demonstrating in which line(s) they would like to research whilst in Sapporo.
Information and applications here.