Apply to attend The Curatorial School (28th Aug-1st Sept 2016): a one-week intensive lecture and workshop programme with leading curators from around the world, hosted in the heart of Valletta, Malta.
Call for Applications: The Curatorial School
Apply to attend The Curatorial School (28th August-1stSeptember 2016): a one-week intensive lecture and workshop programme with leading curators from around the world, hosted in the heart of Valletta, Malta.
Presented by the Valletta 2018 Foundation and the University of Malta, the theme for this year’s Curatorial School is RESEARCHING CURATORIAL PRACTICES. By bringing together international and local perspectives, this year’s programme asks: What kinds of research do curators of contemporary art engage in?
The Curatorial School’s programme will explore a variety of topics that are highly relevant to practitioners and students today, including:
•curating as research and curatorial research methods
•the research involved in developing concepts, themes and the selection of artists
•the temporalities of display, and the potentials and limitations of exhibition-making
•curating the unfamiliar
Further your curatorial career development through insightful lectures and professional networking opportunities. International guest speakers and workshop facilitators include Alfredo Cramerotti (57th Venice Biennale, Manifesta 8), Bassam El Baroni (Manifesta 8, HOME WORKS 7), Fulya Erdemci (54th Istanbul Biennial, 54th Venice Biennale, 2nd Moscow Contemporary Art Biennale, 25th Biennale São Paulo), Maren Richter (REGIONALE12 Biennal, MOCA Taipei), Mick Wilson (Moscow Curatorial School, 9th Taipei Biennal, PARSE journal) and Sebastian Cichocki (Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, 52nd and 54th Venice Biennales).
Participants are offered the opportunity to respond to tasks put forward by guest curators and receive extensive feedback on aspects of curating, researching, producing and presenting new ideas. Workshop themes include, “Curatorial Start Kit for Research the Art and Democracy Question,” “Modes of Curating / Curating as Research,” “Curating the Place and the Social” Art as Production of Public Domain,” and “Showtime: Exhibition Temporalities and Curating as a Mode of Political Enquiry and Critical Practice.”
Valletta 2018 is currently issuing a Call for Applications for this exciting event. The deadline for applications is 30th June. Apply at http://www.valletta2018.org/registration
Learn more about the Curatorial School at http://www.valletta2018.org/curatorial-school-2017
The Curatorial School is a Valletta 2018 project as part of the European Capital of Culture Programme.