2021 International Open Call for Independent Curator, Alternative Space LOOP
Alternative Space Loop is looking for independent curators to program and realize contemporary art exhibitions that open up new formal and discursive possibilities for art shows. This new initiative is rooted in our belief that independent curators are cultural activists able to offer new perspectives for the art world, unaffiliated as they are to specific institutions or organizations. We seek to offer support to bold and innovative curatorial projects that explore the public value of contemporary art exhibitions and redefine the social role of the curator.
Nien-Ting Chen(Taiwan) and Jaxton Su(Singapore), the independent curator duo was selected in 2020 and their exhibition
＊Please note that this call for independent curators is separate from the call for artists (support for solo exhibitions). Applications to curate the applicant’s own solo show will not be considered for review.
Conditions for proposed project
－Exhibitions which already have been shown will be excluded.
－Exhibition at LOOP in the second half of 2021
－Promotional materials (leaflet)
－Official social media support for the exhibition.
－A small curator-fee
Qualification for applicant
－No restrictions. Any Age, Education, Nationality are welcome to apply.
Dates for accepting applications
All applications will be accepted till 24:00 Oct 18th(Sun), 2020
How to apply
－Download the official application form the dropbox link below and submit via email
－All application materials will be accepted via Email ONLY
Materials for submission
－Official application / Exhibition Planning form
＊File name should be ‘2021 Loop Open call for curator_Exhibition Planning_Name.pdf’
－Curatorial Portfolio e.g. documentation of previous exhibitions (Freeform)
＊File name should be ‘2021 Loop Open call for curator_Portfolio_Name.pdf’
－1st process: Selection by LOOP Curatorial Department
－2nd process: Selection by International Jury
－3rd process: Interview / shortlisted applicants will have a juried presentation.
－The successful applicant will be announced on the official website, social media in the mid November.
－Please use the official application forms (All documents should be PDF files.)
－Applications should include original work only. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
－Submitted documents will not be returned.
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