Liesel Burish, Good Intentions, 2018. Photo: Gert Jan van Rooij
Deadline: 4 March 2019
For the seventh edition of Currents, Marres and Z33 are looking for a team of curators (minimum two persons). Currentsis an annual group exhibition, showcasing works by recently graduated artists from art academies in Belgium, Germany, and the southern Netherlands. The exhibition will be embedded in a broader guidance trajectory in whichtraining, networking and professionalisation are central.
With Currents, the House for Contemporary Culture of Maastricht,Marres, acts as a platform for up-and-coming artists and curators to contribute to an international infrastructure for talent development. Z33 – house for contemporary art in Hasselt also pursues this same objective in its operations. With the recently launched Studio Talent research cluster, Z33 aims to be a driving force for talent development.
After six editions, Currentsis a secure platform for young artists and curators. Over the past years, 112 artists from 12 academies have exhibited their work, have given presentations, and participated in workshops. By participating in the project, 15 young international curators have given their careers a considerable boost.
We are looking for curators who:
– enjoy working closely with young artists;
– have a good feel for production work;
– have a keen eye on logistics and planning;
– have good writing skills;
– have the time in June and July 2019 to visit all the graduation shows in the Euroregion.
A fee and compensation for travel expenses are provided.
Please send your personal resumes and motivation letters as a team to apply.Z33.be.
Subject: curators Currents#7
Deadline: 4 March 2019 (the applies are closed 3 March 2019 at 23:59)
We are planning to interview candidates on 27 March 2019.