BIO
Node Center for Curatorial Studies was created in order to offer a platform to teach, experiment, and investigate subjects related to curatorial studies and contemporary art practices.

The Center´s core activity stems from the Curatorial Residency Program that offers its participants the possibility of expanding their professional and practical experience while deeply immersing them in Berlin’s art scene.

Node is a dynamic space were professional interactions take place in the form of seminars, artist presentations, and other activities that explore the complexity of curatorial work. It also draws together curators, artists, and creative practitioners in Berlin.

The residency culminates in the development of a printed publication and the curation of a final show.

To learn more about the program we invite you to explore our homepage: www.nodecenter.org

To gain an insight into Node’s daily life, please visit our blog: www.blog.nodecenter.org

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OPPORTUNITY

Curatorial Studies Residency at Node Center Berlin


Deadline:
Wed Jul 20, 2011 23:59

Location:
Berlin, Germany

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 20th 2011
Program dates: September 20th – December 16th 2011
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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.
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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. Eachyear, the center will be immersed in a specific line of research.
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Moreover, participants are expected to take an active role in organizing the program (i.e., managing seminars, workshops, guest lectures, exhibitions, etc.).
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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 expand their own mechanisms beyond the normal 'taxonomic' processes of the art exhibition (i.e., classification, study, and exhibition), generating new discursive possibilities.
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//Applying
To be eligible participants must submit an application by July 20th, 2011:
www.nodecenter.org/residency/applying/appform.html
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.

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//Cost of the program:
• 1 initial deposit of 670€
• 3 monthly payments of 750€
To formalize you enrollment upon acceptance, you will be asked to make an initial deposit payment of 670€ by August 16th, 2011. This deposit will be credited towards your tuition balance.
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For further information please contact us:
info@nodecenter.org / www.nodecenter.org


OPPORTUNITY

Curatorial studies at Node Center Berlin


Deadline:
Sun May 15, 2011 23:15

Location:
Berlin, Germany

Node Center Berlin announces The Curatorial Studies Residency Program designed for emerging curators who may wish to expand their professional practice in Berlin.

Open application period:
1st April - May 15th 2011 
Program dates:
21 June–16 September 2011 
 
info@nodecenter.org
www.nodecenter.org
 
The Node Center for Curatorial Studies is a platform of formation,
experimentation, and diffusion in the field of curatorship and in the
contemporary artistic practices.
 
Node is launching a Curatorial Studies Residency Program for research and practice in curatorial studies. 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, meetings with cultural agents, art shows, and
visits to exhibition spaces.
 
Moreover, participants are expected to take an active role in organizing the program (i.e., managing seminars, workshops, guest lectures,
exhibitions, etc.).
 
The residents registered within the Node Center’s studies program will
develop specific theoretical-practical research during their residency.
Each year, the center will be immersed in a specific line of research.
 
During the period of June–September 2011, the line of the program will be: “The logic of the limit: transversal curatorial processes.”
 
During that period, the residents will enjoy a shared office to develop their own theoretical investigation, and an experimental practice area for exhibitions.
Applying
 
An application form, information about tuition, and instructions for applying can be obtained at the Center’s website: www.nodecenter.org
To be eligible participants must submit an application by May 15th 2011: 
www.nodecenter.org/applying/appform.html
 
Afterwards, an online interview will take place with each applicant. This will give us a better idea of each applicant, as well as their main areas of interest. As soon as we receive the applications we will contact each
participant to schedule an interview. 
 
Admission requirements
 
Requirements for admission are:  
An academic background in any of the following areas of contemporary art: curatorial studies, theory and philosophy of art, art history, art
management, and/or art production; visual arts, fine arts, arts and new
media; or equivalent work experience within an Institution, or with
projects developed as an independent curator.
 
The results of the application process will be published May 21st, 2011.
 
Cost of the program: 3,410 EUR
 
To formalize you enrollment upon acceptance, you will be asked to make an initial deposit payment of 700 EUR  by May 20th, 2011. This deposit will be credited towards your tuition balance.
 
For further information please contact us: info@nodecenter.org / www.nodecenter.org


EVENT

"Footnotes" at Node Center's open doors day


Dates:
Thu May 12, 2011 17:00 - Thu May 12, 2011

Location:
Berlin, Germany

Node Center for Curatorial Studies presents:           
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Footnotes
May 12, 2011, 5pm-10pm  
BBQ Reception: 6pm
Waldemarstr. 37A, Berlin 10999.
 
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Featuring Curators | Artists :  
Sandra
Kramer | Isabel Simões,  Guia Cortassa | Soda_Jerk, Marlies Oud |
Julien Grossmann,  Lian Ladia + Jerlyn Jareunpoon | Alicia Frankovich, 
Caterina Benvegnù | Kajsa Dahlberg, Victor Wang.
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Node opens its
doors to the public to present the curatorial resident´s workspace and
their ongoing projects. Footnotes is the name of the exercise proposed
to curators at Node Center, that consists on displaying the work of an
artists in total absence of the artwork itself. The only formal
restriction we imposed for this working proposal, is to use curator's
individual desk as a device for presenting the material or solution that
the artist and the curator have considered appropriate to show.
 
We
proposed to provide a working dynamic that encourages dialogue and
collaboration between artists and curators residing at Künstlerhaus
Bethanien and Node Center for Curatorial Studies.
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For more information contact:  
Perla Montelongo & Ignacio García
ph: +49 (0)152 2769 9078
email: info@nodecenter.org
web: www.nodecenter.org


OPPORTUNITY

"Footnotes" at Node Center's open doors day


Deadline:
Thu May 12, 2011 17:00

Location:
Berlin, Germany

Node Center for Curatorial Studies presents:           
______________
1
Footnotes
May 12, 2011, 5pm-10pm  
BBQ Reception: 6pm
Waldemarstr. 37A, Berlin 10999.
 
2
Featuring Curators | Artists :  
Sandra Kramer | Isabel Simões,  Guia Cortassa | Soda_Jerk, Marlies Oud | Julien Grossmann,  Lian Ladia + Jerlyn Jareunpoon | Alicia Frankovich,  Caterina Benvegnù | Kajsa Dahlberg, Victor Wang.
3
Node opens its doors to the public to present the curatorial resident´s workspace and their ongoing projects. Footnotes is the name of the exercise proposed to curators at Node Center, that consists on displaying the work of an artists in total absence of the artwork itself. The only formal restriction we imposed for this working proposal, is to use curator's individual desk as a device for presenting the material or solution that the artist and the curator have considered appropriate to show.
 
We proposed to provide a working dynamic that encourages dialogue and collaboration between artists and curators residing at Künstlerhaus Bethanien and Node Center for Curatorial Studies.
4
For more information contact:  
Perla Montelongo & Ignacio García
ph: +49 (0)152 2769 9078
email: info@nodecenter.org
web: www.nodecenter.org


OPPORTUNITY

Curatorial studies at Node Center Berlin


Deadline:
Sat Apr 30, 2011 00:00

Location:
Berlin, Germany

Node Center Berlin announces The Curatorial Studies Residency
Program designed for emerging curators who may wish to expand their professional practice in Berlin.

Open application period:
1–30 April 2011 
Program dates:
21 June–16 September 2011 
 
info@nodecenter.org
www.nodecenter.org
 
The Node Center for Curatorial Studies is a platform of formation,
experimentation, and diffusion in the field of curatorship and in the
contemporary artistic practices.
 
Node is launching a Curatorial Studies Residency Program for research and practice in curatorial studies. 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, meetings with cultural agents, art shows, and
visits to exhibition spaces.
 
Moreover, participants are expected to take an active role in organizing the program (i.e., managing seminars, workshops, guest lectures,
exhibitions, etc.).
 
The residents registered within the Node Center’s studies program will
develop specific theoretical-practical research during their residency.
Each year, the center will be immersed in a specific line of research.
 
During the period of June–September 2011, the line of the program will be: “The logic of the limit: transversal curatorial processes.”
 
During that period, the residents will enjoy a shared office to develop their own theoretical investigation, and an experimental practice area for exhibitions.
 
Applying
 
An application form, information about tuition, and instructions for applying can be obtained at the Center’s website: www.nodecenter.org
To be eligible participants must submit an application by April 30th 2011: 
www.nodecenter.org/applying/appform.html
 
Afterwards, an online interview will take place with each applicant. This will give us a better idea of each applicant, as well as their main areas of interest. As soon as we receive the applications we will contact each
participant to schedule an interview. 
 
Admission requirements
 
Requirements for admission are:  
An academic background in any of the following areas of contemporary art: curatorial studies, theory and philosophy of art, art history, art
management, and/or art production; visual arts, fine arts, arts and new
media; or equivalent work experience within an Institution, or with
projects developed as an independent curator.
 
The results of the application process will be published May 15th, 2011.
 
Cost of the program: 3,410 EUR
 
To formalize you enrollment upon acceptance, you will be asked to make an initial deposit payment of 700 EUR  by May 20th, 2011. This deposit will be credited towards your tuition balance.
 
For further information please contact us: info@nodecenter.org / www.nodecenter.org