[artinfo] Curatorial residency opportunity at AiR Tilburg (NL)

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Mon Dec 11 13:54:33 CET 2017

Invitation to apply for a funded curatorial residency at AiR Tilburg 
Netherlands for 2018 program

Duration 2 - 8 weeks
Application deadline: 5 January 2018
(Due to the holiday season the deadline has been extended)

SEA Foundation is a Dutch not-for-profit, artist-led organisation in 
Tilburg the Netherlands established in 2011. Over the past few years 
SEA Foundation became known as an umbrella label for, support, solo 
exhibitions, art projects, exchanges and publications. From 2013 we 
also run an Artist in Residence programme - AiR Tilburg - which 
attracts artists, curators and writers to residencies that include 
bespoke mentoring.  Stipends and Grants available

AiR Tilburg Residency Program is suited to local and international 
thinkers and practitioners: artists, writers, curators, sound 
artists, cultural managers, and academics, providing them with the 
opportunity to live and work in Tilburg while developing individual 
projects and immersing themselves in the region's creative sphere. 
The residencies are run alongside an exhibition and public program, 
enabling residents to benefit from collaboration with these programs 
that draw participants and mentors from a wide range backgrounds.

As an AiR Tilburg resident you have uninterrupted, self-directed work 
time. Depending on your proposal you may focus on production, 
research as well as development concepts.. Resident artists, writers 
and curators embrace the role of contributing to an active platform 
of thinking, discussion, production and sharing.

AiR Tilburg Netherlands assists residents by approaching contacts and 
making arrangements as and when the project requires. Depending on 
the nature of the work, residents work with an external mentor, 
curator, master and/or a SEA Foundation team member. The emphasis is 
 on developing and deepening critical and experimental curatorial 
work and to foster. reflection

AiR Tilburg Netherlands resides together with SEA Foundation in an 
Amsterdam School style building. The building has recently been 
renovated into an artist colony - a hub of artistic activity where 
exhibitions, talks, meet-ups, screenings and residencies are 
organised. The residency comprises 2 live/work studios (for single or 
double occupancy) each with a private bathroom and studio-working 
facilities. On the ground floor there is a project space that stages 
public and/or discursive activities. Apart from resident's studios 
there are common rooms like kitchen, salon, dining room, gallery, 
garden and another two guest bedrooms with en-suite facilities. 
Therefore, AiR Tilburg Netherlands, can accommodated up to 8 people 
at once.

AiR Tilburg Netherlands studios are secure, set in a private lush 
town garden and are 24/7 accessible. They have natural light and 
offer seclusion and tranquility in Tilburg city centre.

Curators and Writers: Studio 30 m2. Well equipped live/study room 
(sleeps 2 max), bathroom en-suite, south-facing balcony 35 m2. WIFI 
and breakfast included. Incl. up to 4 hours mentoring per week, plus 
peer-to-peer talks, guidance and outings.

Download the application form use this link: 
Carefully read the instructions
Apply in Dutch or English

Add the following documents in .pdf
- Application form for curators and writers (incomplete forms will 
not be considered)
- CV and portfolio (max. 10 pages) with a list of exhibitions and 
other relevant information
- Description of the residency project including an anticipated 
schedule. (max 3000 words)
- Motivation (max. 300 words).
- Selfie at work (.jpg)
- Pay 30 Euro application fee.

View the OPEN CALL 2018 on our website: 

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