3 Apr 2012
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Emerging to mid-career curators wanting experience at the edge of the global contemporary art scene are encouraged to apply for this opportunity.
Creative New Zealand, in association with Asia New Zealand Foundation (Asia:NZ), will support up to three emerging to mid-career New Zealand curators to visit China, Korea and Japan - countries all at the edge of the global contemporary art scene.
The tour runs from 5 to 28 September, 2012, but curators may also add on an optional visit to the Shanghai Biennale.
Selected curators will visit leading art museums, galleries, and artist spaces in China, Korea and Japan over a three-week period to build their professional networks and explore possible future collaborations and artist exchanges.
The tour will include visits to the Gwangju Biennale and Media City Seoul in Korea, and the Echigo Triennial in Japan.
Participants have the option of staying on in China at the end of the tour for the Shanghai Biennale (at own expense).
Asia:NZ will arrange formal programmes in each city, in collaboration with local art experts. The selected curators will be invited to provide input into the tour itinerary.
To apply, curators must:
Applications must be received at Asia:NZ by 12pm, Friday April 20. (contact details for application forms at end of page).
The purpose of the tour is to assist curators to:
During the tour, curators may be asked to give a short presentation about their institution and its perspective on contemporary New Zealand/Pacific art.
On their return to New Zealand, curators will be expected to disseminate and share information from the tour. This includes taking part in a public panel discussion, organised by Creative New Zealand and Asia:NZ.
Creative New Zealand and Asia:NZ will cover:
Depending on the final itinerary selected, curators may need to contribute some funds to cover all costs.
Curators may add on an optional visit to the Shanghai Biennale in China at the end of tour. Any costs beyond the allotted grant will need to be met by the curator.
To download an application form visit the Asia:NZ website. After completing the application form, attach all relevant documents and materials and send to:
Asia New Zealand Foundation,
Level 16, Fujitsu House
141 The Terrace
PO Box 10144, Wellington 6143