SAC-FIC Curatorial Residency Program 2018

Deadline: 20/01/2018  |  Published: 15/12/2017  |  Venue: Fabra i Coats - Fàbrica de Creació de Barcelona  |  City: Barcelona  |  Country: Spain  |  Sant Andreu Contemporani

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SAC-FIC Curatorial Residency Program 2018 is the new residency program at Barcelona's Sant Andreu Contemporary and Fabra i Coats - Fabrica de Creació available to international curators. As part of the program, we are announcing an open call for proposals to choose an international curator who will be part of the Miquel Casablancas Prize for the Visual Arts’ jury in 2018, and will later develop a curatorial project with a selection of artists chosen from applicants to the prize. The project must be presented at the country of residence of the curator. The residency covers the expenses of jurying the prize and for the curatorial proposal (1,700 €), for the production of the exhibition (2,000 €), accommodation and travel.

The purpose of the open call is to offer the curator personal knowledge of the art context through involvement in the jury of the Miquel Casablancas Prize, and to foster, in the context of young art talent, future collaborations between local and foreign cultural actors.

Requirements:

1.- The selected curator will be a member of the 2018 Miquel Casablancas Prize for the Visual Art’s jury. She or he will take also part in the decision process and will develop a curatorial project with a selection of artists applicants to the prize. An honorary of 1,700 € (subject to applicable taxes) is reserved for this purpose.

2.- The curator will be provided with a working space at Barcelona’s Fabra i Coats – Fabrica de Creació the month of April, 2018. Access hours are: Monday to Fridays from 9:00am to 10:00pm, and Saturdays from 10:00am to 9:00pm.

3.- The working space is situated on the first floor of Barcelona’s Fabra i Coats - Fabrica de Creació and a Wi-Fi connection is fully available.

4.- The curator will have a budget for her/his accommodation expenses for the month of April.

5.- The curatorial project must be included in the exhibition program of Sant Andreu Contemporary. For this purpose, the curator will have at her or his disposition a production fund of 2,000 € (subject to applicable taxes).

6.- The curatorial project must be presented in the country of residence of the selected curator. To fulfil this requirement is essential that the curator submits documentation about the space, center or gallery where the works will be later presented, and the agreements reached with the head in charge of the institution.

7.- The production fund will be available only at the starting of the project.

8.- The curator must be available to attend, in her or his work space, those meetings with artists, curators, critics and other relevant figures of the contemporary visual arts that are programed by SAC’s managing team.

9.- Fabra i Coats - Fabrica de Creació shall not be held responsible for any loss of personal property nor be liable to third party damages as consequence of the development of the residency.

10.- It is essential that the curator knows Spanish or Catalan.

Application:

All interested applicants must fill the submission form available at this website with the following information:


.- Contact information
.- Cove letter
.- Statement of intent (describing the curator’s interests)
.- Curriculum vitae and portfolio of previous curatorial projects
.- Documentation related to the applicant’s chosen exhibition venue at her or his country of residence
.- Agreements reached with the head in charge of the chosen institution at the applicant’s country of residence

The Selection Committee:

A selection committee will choose a curator among all the applicants. A representative of Fabra i Coats - Fabrica de Creació and the full managing team of Sant Andreu Contemporary (Jordi Pino, director; and Zaida Trallero and Pablo G. Polite, curators) will also participate in the sessions of the selection committee, but as active members with no voting right.

Application Deadline:

The registration period to send the application is going to be from December 14th, 2017, to January 20th, 2018. The submission form will be available at the website until midnight, January 20th. No applications will be accepted after this time. In case of incidents with the online registration, the required documents should then be sent by mail before midnight, January 20th, 2018.

The selected applicant will be announced on the website (santandreucontemporani.org) on February 10th, 2018.

Submitting the application implies the acceptance of these requirements.

Contact the curator
Who is eligible for this opportunity?
Any international curator is eligible for this opportunity.
When is the deadline?
Deadline: January 20th, 2018.
How many works can I submit?
You can submit one proposal.
Are there payments to artists?
The residency covers the expenses of jurying the prize and for the curatorial proposal (1,700 €), for the production of the exhibition (2,000 €), accommodation and travel.
Does the location have disabled access?
The location has disabled access.
Do I need to be present?
You need to be present at the venue in April 2018.
How do you decide on proposals?
A selection committee will choose a curator among all the applicants. A representative of Fabra i Coats - Fabrica de Creació and the full managing team of Sant Andreu Contemporary (Jordi Pino, director; and Zaida Trallero and Pablo G. Polite, curators) will also participate in the sessions of the selection committee, but as active members with no voting right.
What happens if my proposal is chosen?
If your proposal is chosen you will become a member of the 2018 Miquel Casablancas Prize for the Visual Art’s jury. You will take part in the decision process and will develop a curatorial project with a selection of artists applicants to the prize.
What kind of proposals are you looking for?
We look for a curator to be part of the 2018 Miquel Casablancas Prize for the Visual Art’s jury and develope a curatorial project in the country of residence of the selected curator. To fulfil this requirement is essential that the curator submits documentation about the venue, space, center or gallery where the works will be later presented, and the agreements reached with the head in charge of the institution.
What are the selection criteria?
A selection committee will choose a curator among all the applicants. A representative of Fabre i Coats - Fabrica de Creació and the full managing team of Sant Andreu Contemporary (Jordi Pino, director; and Zaida Trallero and Pablo G. Polite, curators) will also participate in the sessions of the selection committee, but as active members with no voting right.
Do I have to speak Spanish or Catalan?
You have to speak Spanish or Catalan, as well as English.

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