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Job openings at FORMAT Festival

JOBS AT FORMAT

FORMAT are delighted to announce a number of part time and short term contract positions to work with the FORMAT team to help deliver the next edition of the festival in 2019.

So come and join our team by applying to one of the following roles.

FORMAT Marketing Assistant 
FORMAT Volunteer Coordinator
FORMAT Volunteer Coordinator Assistant 
FORMAT Portfolio Review Coordinator
FORMAT Parallel Curatorship Coordinator 

Apply Now


COMING SOON

East meets West Masterclass Programme

FORMAT, QUAD and GRAIN Projects are delighted to announce a new collaborative project that will provide twenty emerging artists and photographers currently residing in the Midlands with a professional development opportunity.

At the Masterclasses you will learn from industry leaders including photographers, curators, directors and producers about portfolio development and receive advice regarding competitions, commissions, exhibitions, funding, distribution and editing. The sessions will also discuss socially engaged, editorial and fine art photography and the photobook.

If you get this message in a bottle …

… it means that you have subscribed to the The Curator Ship at some point. Yes, this is the obligatory GDPR bullsh… I mean, bull’s eye.

The Curator Ship uses the WordPress blogging platform to post information for visual artists, curators and cultural agents. If you see this as a post on the blog, you can stop reading now and go back to creating art. Thanks and bye.

If you have received this in your email box and want to unsubscribe, please go to the left side of the blog (https://thecuratorship.wordpress.com), and scroll down to find information of how to manage your subscription.

If you want to know more on WordPress GDPR Guidelines, here is a (terribly boring) post on that:

https://www.codeinwp.com/blog/complete-wordpress-gdpr-guide/

Again: Your email address and when you subscribed to The Curator Ship is all the information WordPress let’s me know about you. I am given the option by WordPress to download a list of that as a csv file and send you individual emails. But I have not done that ever and will not do it. All I want to do is to post useful things on the platform, and those who have subscribed with their email will get it in their inbox.

That’s all the information I have and probably more than you need. Thanks anyway for reading this and now go back to doing cool projects, critical writing, curating great exhibitions, or whatever you do. I appreciate your time and hope you do the same with mine. Because this is a purely altruistic enterprise for the community I am part of. End of the story. If you still have questions, please write me an email to moritzbarcelona at g m a i l . c o m.

Attention: This message will self-destroy in 3 – 2 – 1 – Splash!!!!!

Transeurope Workshop Zagreb. March 17, 2018

Last places for Workshop Project development, from the idea to the final product, given by the very Captain of this ship, Moritz Neumüller, Inscription fee: 20 EURO (What?? YES!)

This hands-on seminar is addressed at artists working with visual narratives through any lens based media, wishing to learn more about the possibilities of publishing, exhibiting and other ideal opportunities for outputting work. Participants are requested to have a project completed or close to completion ready to be distributed, and they can expect to leave with a solid plan at the end of the seminar.

Inscription at

http://transeuropephoto.eu/activities/project-development-idea-final-product/

 

This workshop is part of Transeurope, a new European platform for professional photographers and visual artists to share, learn, interact and develop their work internationally. The scope of Transeurope is to facilitate access to professional opportunities as well as to create the conditions for greater transnational circulation of their works.

From January to March 2018, preparatory portfolio workshops are going to take place in 14 countries at international cultural and photography venues. Following on from this from May to June 2018, three portfolio reviews will be held in Madrid, Athens and Helsinki where more than 60 portfolio reviewers and 200 photographers/visual artists are expected to participate. The program will include seminars and workshops, conference and cultural visits shaping an experience of professional training for photographers.

After the closure of the portfolios, a jury will select 30 works that will be part of three group exhibitions (September 2018-November 2019) and will be also featured in the accompanying printed magazine/publication and the web platform will be a data base for consulting with more than 300 experts, artists and art centers, etc.

Transeurope is co-organized by the Fundacion Contemporanea-PhotoEspaña in Madrid, The Finnish museum of Photography in Helsinki and Euromare NPO in Athens. Among its founders the project has come to life with the support from the European Commission, the Creative Europe Culture-Educational, and the Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency.

For more information on how to participate, check out the website www.transeuropephoto.eu and the Transeurope Facebook page.

TRANSEUROPE Photography Platform Workshops

Transeurope is a photography and visual arts forum for Europe, which promotes opportunities for professionals to meet and creates business networks in the fields of photography and visual arts.
The initiative consists in organising photography workshops, portfolio reviews, professional activities and three group exhibitions to favour exchange, mobility, visibility and cross-training among artists and international planners in North and Northeastern Europe, Eastern and Western Mediterranean and SouthEstastern Europe.

The first activity will be preparatory Training Workshops with international experts in 14 different countries from January until March 2018.

Check them out at http://transeuropephoto.eu/activities/

One of them will be held by the Captain of this ship, in March 2017. Here is the information, the inscription fee is only 20 euros, and it is hosted by Organ Vida Festival. So, really no excuse why not to get excited about this. See you in Zagreb!

WORKSHOP CROATIA, ZAGREB

Day: 17th of March, 2018
Schedule: 9.00 to 17.00
Participants: 16

Inscription: 20 euros
Info: athens@transeuropephoto.eu
With the Collaboration of Organ Vida, Photography Association

Venue: 
Academy of Dramatic Art (ADU) 
Venue f 22. Frankopanska 22, 10000
 Zagreb

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Praxis Center for Aesthetics Ressources.

Check out Praxis, a collaborative project by Delia and Brainard Carey, who is also known for the Yale University Radio Archive with over 670 interviews. Praxis Center for Aesthetics is the school founded by Praxis to help artists advance their careers and provide resources.

Check out their ressources for artists (which are mostrly centred on opportunity for US-based practicioners) here, and on their website.

Grants for Artists

Winter 2017 Deadlines –

STEP Travel Grants (not open to U.S. residents) – 12/31/17 Information here.

Grants with rolling deadlines-

Pollock Krasner – Rotating, No deadline – Information here.

Awesome foundation – No deadline – Information here.

One Grant Library for Research Online- Foundation Center.

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants – Information here

CES Artslink U.S. and International Grant Opportunities – Information here

2018 Deadlines –

The Guggenheim Fellowship – Fall 2018 – Information here.

NYSCA/NYFA Grant – Winter 2018 – Information here.

Rome Prize – 2018 Watch for Details – Information here.

Adolph and Esther Gottlieb – Fall/Winter 2018 Watch for Details – Information here.

Upcoming grant deadlines

Artist Grant believes that artists deserve to be financially supported just like those in every other field. To this end, grants of $500 are awarded every quarter. For more information and application details, keep an eye on their websites. The Clark Hulings Fund supports painters who work in traditional media. Grants are intended to support painters pursuing specific opportunities that would further their business prospects. U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible. Deadlines vary, applications must be made through Call for Entry. The Danish Arts Foundation offers grants to international artists interested in collaborating with Danish artists. Deadlines vary, see website for details. Art Works grants through the National Endowment for the Arts are available to a wide variety of disciplines. Upcoming deadlines for visual artists are February 15 for part I and February 20-27 for part II. Artists residing in Washington State who are 18 years of age or older are invited to apply for grants through Artist Trust. Next round of applications opens in May of 2018 with a deadline of June 25.

More Grants

Ace & Tate Creative Fund is accepting applications for its artist funding grants. Eligibility is open to individuals and collectives. More information can be found at Call For or on the Ace & Tate website. Deadline for applications is December 31.

The New York State Council on the Arts in partnership with Wave Farm presents Media Arts Assistance Fund (MAAF) available to individual artists. Awards are designed to assist artists with the distribution and exhibition of work in all genres. Deadline for submissions is January 15.

Open Calls

Artist Reveal invites visual artists around the world to submit proposals to their digital publication. Painting, drawing, sculpture, video, digital, photography, and mixed media are all eligible. See website for submission guidelines.

OSTEN Biennial of Drawing invites artists to submit to their 2018 showing in Skopje, Macedonia. Winning artists will have their work exhibited and receive free accommodation. More details available at the OSTEN Biennial website. Deadline for submissions is April 30.

Residencies

OT301 invites artists to Amsterdam for a three-month residency. The program facilitates low-cost rental accommodations and provides networking and exhibition opportunities. Rolling deadline.

Etc.

Nordic Art Association of Sweden hosts the website Studio Swap. Here artists can network internationally with the aim of arranging a temporary studio exchange.

The New York State Council on the Arts in partnership with Wave Farm presents Media Arts Assistance Fund (MAAF) available to individual artists. Awards are designed to assist artists with the distribution and exhibition of work in all genres. Deadline for submissions is January 15.

Recommended Resources For Research on More Opportunities

e-artnow – Jobs, Grants, Competitions, Open Calls, Exhibitions, Residencies (Artists, Critics, Curators)

New York Foundation for the Arts – Jobs, Grants, Open Calls, Studio Listings

TransArtists – Worldwide Residency Search

Res Artis – Worldwide Residency Search

Call for….. – Worldwide Open Calls

Callforentry – Open calls with a management system for applying

Center for Emerging Visual Artists – Artist Services, Open Calls

Art Insight – Artist Services, Open Calls, Opportunities, Directory

How’s My Dealing? 2.0 – A website where artists can review galleries, art fairs, and mail scams that take advantage of artists by charging them or being an outright rip-off.

Art Rabbit – International Art Exhibitions & Events, Open Calls

Biennial Directory – Global art exhibitions

Grants – GrantSpace

FAQs about Grants

Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

Representational Art Only

Joan Mitchell Foundation – Painters, Sculptors

Pollock-Krasner Foundation – Painters, Sculptors, Printmakers

Harpo Foundation – Visual Artists

National Sculpture Society – Competitions, Programs, Awards

Mayer Foundation – Emergency Funding

Puffin Foundation – Socially Conscious

Job Listings – The Art Newspaper

Worldwide – Art Jobs

Worldwide – Christie’s

Worldwide – Art Search

USA

Arts for LA – Los Angeles CA

Studio Listings – The Invisible Dog

Brooklyn NY – Assets for Artists

Boston MA – VLAA

St.Louis MO – Bridgeport Art Center

Chicago IL

Biennials – Universes in Universe

Worldwide – Biennial Foundation

Worldwide

Residencies

New York Residencies – Artist Residency Program New York

Lectures, Field Trips – Residency Unlimited

Custom Residencies – Community Arts Partnership

Grants, Workshops, Resources

Midwest Residencies – ACRE

Rural, Communal – Ox-Bow

Rural – Grant Wood Art Colony

Exclusive Fellowships

Central Europe Residencies – Akademie Schloss Solitude

All Artists and Scholars – Goethe Institut

Germany and Czech Republic

Netherlands Residencies – De Ateliers

Emerging Artists Welcome – Rijksakademie

Multidisciplinary Institute – Van Eyck

Multidisciplinary Institute

Latin America Residencies – R.A.R.O.

Itinerant Collective – Arquetopia

Socially Conscious – Zona Imaginaria

Ceramics and Printmaking

Barcelona Residencies – Jiwar Creation and Society

Urban Inspiration – Art Print Residence

Printmakers, Artists, Poets, Writers

Materials

Sedona Giclee

Giclee Prints – BSL Digital Imaging

Print and Publishing Services – McNally Jackson Books

 

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