Mophradat Curatorial Residency Deadline

Mophradat Curatorial Residency Deadline

This Deadline Expired: Monday, October 1, 2018

Mophradat is an international nonprofit contemporary arts association that creates opportunities for thinking, producing, and sharing among contemporary artists from the Arab World and their peers everywhere.

CURATORIAL RESIDENCY

Mophradat in collaboration with Capacete in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is offering a residency opportunity for one curator from the Arab world to develop their practice in a professional context. The residency lasts for three months, with flights, accommodation, visa and insurance costs, and monthly stipend provided, and includes the opportunity to participate in all of Capacete’s programs and a suggested program of visits to galleries and sites of interest in Rio de Janeiro, as well as to meet arts practitioners in the Brazilian art scene.

ELIGIBILITY

The program is for candidates who seek to develop their curatorial practice in a professional context and create new projects reflecting their experimentation and research.

APPLICATION

Applications must ONLY be submitted in English by email to residency@mophradat.org, and include:

  1. Can you describe yourself and your current curatorial and/or artistic interests? (max. 300 words)
  2. Cultural exchange, new networks, and experience of a different context are basic characteristics of this opportunity, but can you tell us what interests you specifically in the Capacete residency? (max. 300 words)
  3. What you would like to do while at the program, and what you would like to accomplish? (max. 300 words)
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Rachel Blythe Udell
Rachel Blythe Udell

Rachel Blythe Udell works with fibrous materials to create biomorphic sculptures and embroidered collages. She has had a…

Rachel Blythe Udell works with fibrous materials to create biomorphic sculptures and embroidered collages. She has had a solo show at Grounds For Sculpture and exhibited in a three-person show at the Perkins…

Rachel Blythe Udell works with fibrous materials to create biomorphic sculptures and embroidered collages. She has had a solo show at Grounds For Sculpture and exhibited in a three-person show at the Perkins Center for the…

Alyse C. Bernstein
Alyse C. Bernstein
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Sutton Hays
Sutton Hays

Sutton Hays' work reveals exuberance with an edge, a journey into dream time with brilliant color and images, gouache and…

Sutton Hays' work reveals exuberance with an edge, a journey into dream time with brilliant color and images, gouache and oil, cutout oil paintngs on aluminum, stage sets, Indian miniatures, temples and…

Sutton Hays' work reveals exuberance with an edge, a journey into dream time with brilliant color and images, gouache and oil, cutout oil paintngs on aluminum, stage sets, Indian miniatures, temples and altars.…

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Andrea Caldarise
Andrea Caldarise

Andrea Caldarise is a painter and collaborator inspired by exploring memories and happenstance conversations. Public spaces…

Andrea Caldarise is a painter and collaborator inspired by exploring memories and happenstance conversations. Public spaces are visceral, storied environments—her art practice explores the psychological…

Andrea Caldarise is a painter and collaborator inspired by exploring memories and happenstance conversations. Public spaces are visceral, storied environments—her art practice explores the psychological connection between…

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Dana Suleymanova
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