Call for Curators: Curational Residency at Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, France (Fully Funded)

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Application Deadline: June 19, 2022

The Curatorial Residency is organized by Institut français du Nigéria, the Embassy of France in Nigeria and their Paris-based partner, Cité Internationale des Arts and will take place during two months in October and November 2022.

Requirements:

  • The residency is designed for Nigerian curators and art critics, aged over 23 years old, residing in Nigeria with proven professional experience in curating art events.
  • The aim of this program is to support the young generation of Nigerian curators and art critics and enable them to develop a curatorial project, new artistic opportunities and collaborations with artists in residence at the Cité Internationale des Arts.

    Criteria:
  • Age: over 23 years
  • Curators or Art Critics working in the areas of: Visual Arts – Architecture – Design – Digital Arts – Multidisciplinary – Photography
  • The open call is open to Nigeria based candidates of any sex, aged over 23 years on January 1st of 2022.

Applicants will be mainly judged on:

  • The creativity of their proposals including one or more art disciplines
  • Their experience in the field and especially their technical skills
  • Their trans-disciplinarity
  • Their portfolio’s design and presentation
  • The anticipated working schedule during the two months residency
  • Their artistic connections in France

    Benefits
  • The Residency fees are fully covered: transportation, monthly allowances, and accomodation.

How to Apply

Make sure you have all the required documents
• A file presenting one or more recent projects representative of your curatorial work (5 to 20 pages)
• A Resume with your academic and professional background (maximum 4 pages)
• A statement explaining the research angles that you want to develop during your art residency (maximum 2 pages)
• A residency brief with a list of artists, experts or cultural institutions with whom you wish to collaborate (maximum 1 page)
• One of the following files: a text (1 page), video (3 min) explaining your curatorial approach OR a video link representative of your work OR a letter of recommandation supporting your curatorial project at Cité Internationale des Arts OR an Internet link of your conferences or symposia.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Curational Residency at Cite Internationale des Arts

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