[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
1, avenue du Rock'n'Roll
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
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
-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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