[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 ) 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
THE SELECTION COMMITTEE
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
* Innovation and originality both in the
conceptual approach and in the formalization of
* 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 ).
* 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.
sac at santandreucontemporani.org
T. 93 311 99 53
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