The Curatorial Studies Residency at Node Center Berlin is an intensive
twelve weeklong program designed for emerging curators who may wish to expand their professional practice in Berlin.
Open application period: May 30th – July 30th 2011
Program dates: September 20th – December 16th 2011
The program understands curatorship as exhibition praxis, allowing direct experimentation with the exhibition space. Additionally, the program will be reinforced with activities such as workshops, seminars, studio visits, meetings with art professionals and visits to exhibition spaces.
The residents registered within the Node Center's residency program will develop specific theoretical-practical research during their residency, which will include a participation on a publication and the curation of a final show. Each year, the center will be immersed in a specific line of research.
Moreover,participants are expected to take an active role in organizing the program (i.e., managing seminars, workshops, guest lectures, exhibitions, etc.).
During 2011, the line of the program will be: 'The logic of the limit:
transversal curatorial processes'. The different lines of research
explore the curatorial practices that expandtheir own mechanisms beyond the normal 'taxonomic' processes of the art exhibition (i.e.,
classification, study, and exhibition), generating new discursive
To be eligible participants must submit an application by July 30th, 2011:
Afterwards, an online interview will take place with each applicant. As soon as we receive the applications we will contact each participant to schedule an interview.
//Cost of the program:
• 1 initial deposit of 670€
• 3 monthly payments of 750€
For further information please contact us:
firstname.lastname@example.org / www.nodecenter.org