Emerging Curators Program 2019


 

DEADLINE:

January 30, 5pm, 2019.
Notifications by Feb 14, 2019

Emerging Curators is an open call invitation to independent curators who may not have had opportunities to present a project to an audience, or first time curators to submit a Project/Exhibition proposal to be part of Local Project’s 2019 exhibition calendar. This program will provide the curator with an exhibition space, guidance in marketing, a stipend and a printed catalog.

Exhibitions will be reviewed by a guest curator, we will then select 6 proposals for the year 2019 to happen in the LP gallery and at site specific locations or other galleries in LIC area.
The Emerging Curators will represent the vision of a new generation.

Application is FREE.

Guidelines:

Proposals must include :
-Title of the project, number of artist involved (min 2 – max 10 artists),
-Outline plan for a 2 week exhibition or 1-3 day performance program.
Programming during the exhibition on view (performance, screening, artist talk/walk, workshop),
-Describe your idea in a simple way and be original – up to 1000 words.
-Include up to 5 images.
-Curator and Artists must be residents of New York City.
-All mediums and ideas are accepted.
-Curators can’t  include their own work in the exhibition.
– Curator must supply all the content for the catalogue, including high res images, artist info and a paragraph about the exhibition etc. 
-Only one proposal per curator, curatorial collaborations accepted.
-Selected Curators must be present all the times during installation, opening, programs and closing ceremony, and embrace the DIY mentality of LP, by participating, collaborating and sitting at the gallery.
-Submit a PDF to  opencall@localproject.org with EMERGING CURATORS on the subject line.
-Do NOT send/attach CV/PRESS or any other information not listed here

Please don’s apply if you where part of the program as a curator in the past.

Any questions email opencall@localproject.org

nycdca-logo This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council