[artinfo] SCAPE Biennial Seeks Curators for 2006

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SCAPE Art & Industry Urban Arts Biennials

SCAPE Biennial Seeks Curators for 2006

Art & Industry is seeking your Expression of 
Interest (EOI) to be considered as one of two key 
curators for its fourth urban arts biennial in 
Christchurch New Zealand, the SCAPE Biennial 06 

The SCAPE Art & Industry Urban Arts Biennials 
provide a forum for artists to collaborate with 
industry, develop new, challenging and innovative 
visual artworks of the highest calibre, and 
create experiences that will challenge and enrich 
the lives of the people of Christchurch and its 
visitors. The SCAPE biennials offer artists and 
curators who are outstanding in their field a 
pivotal career opportunity to extend their 
practice and create exceptional new visual 

This exciting and rare opportunity, supported 
through funding from Creative New Zealand Arts 
Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa, is for one 
New Zealand and one international curator. Once 
formed, this dynamic curatorial partnership will 
be responsible for reflecting Art & Industry’s 
philosophical goal of pairing art with industry – 
acknowledging and articulating this unique 
relationship while delivering a distinctive and 
impressive national/international outcome for 

The curators will be responsible for building on 
the existing profile of the event locally, 
nationally and internationally through the 
development of an outstanding display of urban 
visual artworks concentrated over Christchurch’s 
Cultural Precinct for 6 weeks – running from mid 
September 2006.

Expressions are welcome from curator teams, 
consisting of one national and one international 
curator, but this is not a prerequisite as Art & 
Industry is happy to broker relationships between 
interested curators.

For details on this exciting curatorial 
opportunity and to receive an application pack 
please contact the Director of the Art & Industry 
Biennial Trust:

Deborah McCormick
PO Box 763 Christchurch 8015
Telephone: +643 365 7990
Facsimile: +643 365 7994
Email: artandindustry at xtra.co.nz

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