[artinfo] SAC International Curatorial Residency Program 2019

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SAC International Curatorial Residency Program 2019

SAC International Curatorial residency Program 
2019 is the residency program at Barcelona's Sant 
Andreu Contemporani, in collaboration with Fabra 
i Coats - Fàbrica de Creació and Institut Ramon 
Llull, available to international curators. As 
part of the program, we are announcing an open 
call for proposals to choose an international 
curator who will be part of the Miquel 
Casablancas Prize for the Visual Arts' jury in 
2019, and will later develop a curatorial project 
with a selection of catalan artists chosen from 
applicants to the prize. The project must be 
presented at the country of residence of the 
curator or in another international venue that 
she/he decides. The residency covers the expenses 
of jurying the prize and for the curatorial 
proposal (1,700 ¤ subject to applicable taxes), 
for the production of the exhibition (2,000 ¤ 
subject to applicable taxes), accommodation and 

The purpose of the open call is to offer the 
curator personal knowledge of the art context 
through involvement in the jury of the Miquel 
Casablancas Prize, and to foster, in the context 
of young art talent, future international 
collaborations between local and foreign cultural 


1. The selected curator will be a member of the 
2019 Miquel Casablancas Prize for the Visual 
Art's jury. She or he will take also part in the 
decision process and will develop a curatorial 
project with a selection of four Catalan artists 
or linked to the Catalan context, applicants to 
the prize. An honorary of 1,700 ¤ (subject to 
applicable taxes) is reserved for this purpose.

2. The curator will be provided with a working 
space at Barcelona's Fabra i Coats - Fàbrica de 
Creació the month of April, 2019. Access hours 
are: Monday to Fridays from 9:00am to 10:00pm, 
and Saturdays from 10:00am to 9:00pm. The curator 
can extend her/his stay another month. She/he can 
continue using the assigned space but will not 
receive more remuneration than agreed.

3. The working space is situated on the first 
floor of Barcelona's Fabra i Coats - Fabrica de 
Creació and a Wi-Fi connection is fully available.

4. The curator will have a budget of 1,000 ¤ 
(subject to applicable taxes) for her/his 
accommodation expenses for the month of April. In 
no case, the expenses of public transport (taxi, 
bus Š) and diets are covered.

5. The curatorial project must be included in the 
exhibition program of Sant Andreu Contemporani. 
For this purpose, the curator will have at 
her/his disposition a production fund of 2,000 ¤ 
(subject to applicable taxes).

6. The curatorial project must be presented in 
the country of residence of the selected curator 
or in another country with which she/he has 
links. To fulfil this requirement is essential 
that the curator submits documentation about the 
venue, center or gallery where the works will be 
later presented, and the agreements reached with 
the head in charge of the institution. The 
project must be developed during a month between 
06.15.2019 and 12.10.2019.

7. The production fund will be available only at 
the starting of the exhibition.

8. The curator must be available to attend, in 
her/ his work space, those meetings with artists, 
curators, critics and other relevant figures of 
the contemporary visual arts that are programed 
by SAC's managing team.

9. Fabra i Coats - Fabrica de Creació shall not 
be held responsible for any loss of personal 
property nor be liable to third party damages as 
consequence of the development of the residency.

10. It is essential that the curator knows Spanish or Catalan.

11. The winner must be aware of the fulfillment 
of the tax obligations and with the Social 
Security imposed by the current provisions and 
not have any debt with the Barcelona City Council.


The application process will be all completed 
through the website: 

All interested applicants must fill the 
submission form available at the website above 
with the following information:
* Contact information
* Cove letter
* Statement of intent (describing the curator's interests)
* Curriculum vitae and portfolio of previous curatorial projects
* Documentation related to the applicant's chosen 
exhibition venue at her or his country of 
* Agreements reached with the head in charge of 
the chosen institution at the applicant's country 
of residence, including the dates of the 


A selection committee comprised of Eva Sòria Puig 
(Institut Ramon Llull), Oriol Gual Dalmau 
(Institut de Cultura de Barcelona / Fabra i Coats
- Fàbrica de Creació de Barcelona) and the full 
managing team of Sant Andreu Contemporani (Jordi 
Pino, director; and Zaida Trallero and Pablo G. 
Polite, curators) will choose a curator among all 
the applicants. If any member of the committee 
can not attend the deliberation, she/he must 
delegate the vote to someone else who represents 

evaluation criteria
* Innovation and originality both in the 
conceptual approach and in the formalization of 
the project.
* Quality and creativity of the project.
* Professional career of the curator.
* Project viability.
* Relevance of the exhibition venue receiving the 
project (art center, hall, gallery, museum Š).
* The commission may declare the open call void 
if considers that none of the projects presented 
has the characteristics or sufficient means to 
enjoy the residence and make the exhibition.


The registration period to send the application 
is going to be from July 1st, 2018, to January 
10th, 2019. The submission form will be available 
at the website until midnight, January 10th. No 
applications will be accepted after this time. In 
case of incidents with the online registration, 
the required documents should then be sent by 
mail before midnight, January 10th, 2019.

The selected applicant will be announced on the 
on February 10th, 2019.
Submitting the application implies the acceptance of these requirements.

Further information

sac at santandreucontemporani.org
T. 93 311 99 53

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