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 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