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Hilarious “Ecce Homo” Competition in Spain. Deadline: June 30, 2014.

May 20, 2014 by

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Incredible news. The Neighbourhood Association in Borja (home of the infamous Ecce Homo) announces a WORLDWIDE COMPETITION in honour of Cecilia Giménez, the woman who “restored” the original artwork. Take part if you find this as funny as we do. The Curatorship Crew. THE 2ND PLASTIC ARTS WORLDWIDE COMPETITION “CECILIA GIMENEZ” The competition is open […]

Propose your theme for next Chobi Mela Festival. Deadline: Feb 28, 2014

February 8, 2014 by

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Become a Curator! Propose a festival theme. Win an “exciting copy” of their catalogue (a bit stingy, for my taste, but hey, better than nothing)! And, of course, “be a part of world’s most inclusive festival” – whatever THAT means :-)) Participating is extremely easy. Just go to their festival page and put your idea […]

Curate Award. Deadline: Dec. 31, 2013

December 12, 2013 by

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Summary The Curate award, a joint initiative from the Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) and the Prada Foundation, search for “a genuinely fresh and forward-looking take on curatorial practice”. Participation in the competition is not limited to aspiring or established curators; anyone with a great concept is encouraged to enter. Worldwide. Invitation to Submit Curate, a […]

Back to Life, Back to Reality (Ready for Autumn)

August 27, 2013 by

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Welcome back from vacations! Now that your shore leave is over and we are all in the same boat again, let’s have a look at opportunities for visual artists and curators, starting as of today. Switch on the background music from Sould II Soul and let’s get moooovin’. Now, I am sure you will have […]

Iceland, a model to follow // Islandia, un modelo a seguir

March 5, 2013 by

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—————— Versión en Español abajo / Spanish version below —————— I allow myself to repost an article from Wired Magazine (for the English article) and the Fundación Ampersand (Spanish version) on Iceland’s creative industries, a transformation process led by a minister of culture who gives speeches wearing Doc Martens, and an economic strategy based on […]

THE ANT!FOTO MANIFESTO: A COLLECTIVE VISUAL ARCHIVE.

February 3, 2013 by

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The unstoppable photographer-couple Katja Stuke and Oliver Sieber invite us to contribute photographs to the Antifoto-Archive. Here are the instructions: “Each image should deal with the idea of ANTIFOTO, what you think ANTIFOTO should  be about and the attitude of a Visual Manifesto. You are free to upload as many images as you like. But you […]

John Cleese on Creativity (Lecture from 1991)

January 2, 2013 by

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In this excerpt from his now-famous 1991 lecture, John Cleese offers a recipe for creativity, delivered with his signature blend of cultural insight and comedic genius. Specifically, Cleese outlines “the 5 factors that you can arrange to make your lives more creative”. I found this fantastic material on Maria Popova’s BrainPickings Website. Don’t ask me […]

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