CURATORIAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

The Bag Factory is looking for a young, dynamic aspiring curator to participate in our Curatorial Development Programme. We want to provide the aspiring curator with an opportunity to understand the end to end production of the exhibition process.

The selected participant will be expected to work with professional curators to hone their proposal, select artists to participate on the exhibition, monitor the production of work, market and drive publicity for the artists and exhibition, price the works, hang the exhibition and finally make sales.

The programme will take place from 1 May - 31 July 2017.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

  1. Someone who is passionate about the arts and exhibitions
  2. You must have access to a computer, cellphone
  3. You must have the ability to get around the city
  4. You must commit 15 hours a week to the project
  5. You must have interest in curatorship and some previous curatorial experience
  6. You must be under the age of 35

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO SUBMIT?
A proposal that focused on innovative work by young emmerging artists. The proposal must include:

  • what curatorial or artist concept you wish to explore
  • how you intend to utilise the concept
  • the format of the exhibition
  • a short list of artists that you want to work with
  • a detailed CV with at least 2 references
  • a single A4-page typed motivation, including personal details and outlining reasons why you believe you deserve the award

a copy of your ID

WHAT WILL YOU RECEIVE?

  1. Mentorship from experienced curators
  2. A hot desk at the Bag Factory Artists' Studios for 12 weeks
  3. A monthly stipend for 12 weeks
  4. An exhibition at the Bag Factory Artist Studios

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Deadline for Applications: 18 April 2017.

Applications must be sent to: applications@bagfactoryart.org.za

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