[artinfo] HOW International Curatorial Residency Program

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HOW International Curatorial Residency Program

Applications open: April 1, 2018

HOW Art Museum
No 1, Lane 2277, Zuchongzhi Road
201203 Shanghai
Hours:	Tuesday-Friday	1-10pm,
	Saturday-Sunday	10am-10pm

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HOW Art Museum is pleased to announce the launch 
of <http://www.howartmuseum.org/residency>HOW 
International Curatorial Residency Program and 
its open call for curators and scholars worldwide 
who are interested to get deeper insight of 
Chinese contemporary art scene.

The program offers short-term and intensive 
residencies at HOW Art Museum (Shanghai). 
Co-sponsored by HOW Art Museum and Onehome Art 
Hotel, the residency provides individualized 
arrangements. The arrangements include meetings 
with art professionals, studio visits, gallery 
and institution visits, and attendance at 
selected events. Furthermore, the participants 
are invited to work in collaboration with HOW Art 
Museum team, as well as to produce a website 
article, or to organize a public event during the 
residency period.

The program provides accommodation at Onehome Art 
Hotel and working space at HOW Art Museum. The 
program will not include travel costs.

HOW International Curatorial Residency Program 
aims to motivate residency exchange opportunities 
around the world and to forge durable 
institutional relationships in the long run. We 
encourage applications based on a wide spectrum 
of curatorial practices, research skills and 
professional experiences.

About HOW Art Museum
HOW Art Museum was founded by Chinese collector 
Mr. Zheng Hao, and Mr. Yun Cheagab has served as 
director of the museum since 2012. It consists of 
two museums, namely HOW Art Museum (Shanghai) and 
HOW Art Museum (Wenzhou). The latter opened in 
2013 and has held 20 contemporary art exhibitions.

HOW Art Museum (Shanghai), which located in 
Pudong New District of Shanghai opened to public 
in September 2017. It pioneers to create a new 
model of operating a "Night Art Museum" for the 
convenience of the public, opening from 1 pm to 
10 pm regularly, and 10am to 10pm on the weekends 
and holidays. The museum spreads over three 
floors, with the first and second floor acting as 
the exhibition space while the third floor on 
which HOW Design Center and HOW Store are 
situated. Following the inaugural exhibition 
MANIFESTO: Julian Rosefeldt. Works 2005- 2017 
(September 20-December 31, 2017), the current 
exhibition on view at HOW Art Museum is Lettres 
du Voyant: Joseph Beuys x Nam June Paik (January 
20-May 13, 2018).

About Onehome Art Hotel
Onehome Art Hotel (Shanghai), the largest art 
hotel in China is next door to HOW Art Museum 
(Shanghai). As the significant component of HOW 
Art Complex, Onehome Art Hotel showcases art from 
the collection of HOW Art Museum as well as the 
collection of the museum founder Mr. Zheng Hao. 
More than 1000 art pieces, ranging from Royal 
Cloisonné antiques to contemporary art by artists 
such as Damien Hirst, Yayoi Kusama, and Markus 
Lüpertz are exhibited at every corner of the 
hotel. The 16-story hotel boasts of 319 rooms 
with 28 themed suites which are each modeled 
after the work of a particular master including 
Pablo Picasso, Gustav Klimt and Andy Warhol.

About the application
Both institutional and independent curators and 
scholars who work within the context of 
contemporary art are eligible to apply.

Applicants should have at least a moderate level 
of English or Chinese speaking ability, and 
should feel comfortable engaging in discussions 
in one of these two languages.


Application starts from April 1, 2018 and continues throughout the year.

Notification: the selected participants will be notified via email.

Residency: up to 30 days since April 20, 2018. 
The applicants can propose their preferred time 
frame, the minimum stay is 7 days. The final 
dates for arrival and departure to and from 
Shanghai should be discussed between HOW Art 
Museum and the selected participants.

Enquires & submission
Please send enquiries and proposals via email 
(<mailto:residency at howartmuseum.org?subject=HOW%20International%20Curatorial%20Residency%20Application>residency at howartmuseum.org). 
Please include:

-CV (include academic background, relevant past projects, and references)
-Research proposal (include one precise research 
topic and suggestions for meetings around the 
artistic/cultural focal points)

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