[artinfo] Call for applications: artistic director in residence

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Wed Oct 30 11:09:54 CET 2013

Artistic director in residence for "Public Art Experience"

Deadline for application: December 2, 2013

Fonds Belval
1, avenue du Rock'n'Roll
L-4361 Esch-sur-Alzette


The project "Public Art Experience" is an innovative way of combining 
art and knowledge. This important international project deals with 
the place of art in contemporary society. Its location is Belval, a 
historic industrial site in the south of Luxembourg, which now hosts 
the "City of Science" as part of a new urban district developed 
around former blast furnaces.

"Transformation" is the theme chosen for the first launch of "Public 
Art Experience." This theme resonates with the transformation that is 
visible in Belval, it echoes the passage from industrial capitalism 
to the capitalism of the knowledge society. Thus it provides the 
opportunity to ponder the meaning of art as an individual and a 
collective experience.

The artistic director in residence will conceptualize the whole 
programme relating different individual projects to be carried out in 
residence to the theme of "transformation." Following a call for 
candidates, the artistic director will, on the advice of the artistic 
council, choose the artist and researchers in residence. The artistic 
director will involve the general public in the programme and will 
cooperate closely with the artistic council of "Public Art 

Candidate profile:
-Experience in organizing exhibitions and colloquia, in supporting 
and managing projects
-Integration into international networks in the world of art and culture
-Excellent communication skills and ease in articulating issues 
related to a complex, plural world.

The language of "Public Art Experience" is French. Knowledge of 
English and/or German is expected. 

Further specifications of "Public Art Experience" are available 
online. The deadline for submitting the candidature portfolio at 
is December 2, 2013, 24h.

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