LAST WEEK to apply for CPR 2017: MEXICO Production Processes, from the Urban to the Rural ~ Deadline Saturday October 15, 2016
The Curatorial Program for Research (CPR) is pleased to announce its open call for curators for CPR 2017: Mexico. Production Processes, from the Urban to the Rural, CPR’s fourth fully-funded research program, will take place from February 5-22, 2017.
Hosted by local institutions,
the program gathers a cohort of up to eight curators, and offers daily visits to artist studios and local arts institutions, complemented by readings about local socio-political history, arts, and culture. Following the trip, each curator is asked to submit a proposal for a project in his/her home city, and one winning proposal will be awarded a production grant.
For application guidelines and further information, please visit curatorialprogram.org. Both independent curators and those with institutional affiliations may apply; only applicants with two+ years of professional experience will be considered. A jury comprised of CPR's executive staff: Carmen Ferreyra, Director and Founder; Cecelia Thornton-Alson, Academic Advisor, and Bernardo Sopelana, CPR Host in Mexico, will select the participants.
The Curatorial Program for Research partners with local arts initiatives in each of its host cities and provides curators with a professional support structure with an international scope. Our programs seek to expand the boundaries of current curatorial practice, and facilitate an international exchange of ideas.
About THE CURATORIAL PROGRAM FOR RESEARCH
The Curatorial Program for Research (CPR) is the core facilitator of an international network of curators, artists and institutions. Through open calls and full research scholarships, CPR has three goals: first, to enable a direct, in situ communication between international curators and local artists. Secondly, to promote equal access to knowledge. And third, to act as a platform for promotion and practice for the participating curators and hosts.
With a nomadic and intensive format, CPR promotes dialogue between international curators and local artistic scenes. The program was created by curators and for curators, and is a non-profit international organization based in Indianapolis, USA, with satellite locations in more than 15 cities throughout the world.
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