Call for applications: Curatorial Fellowship for Diversity in the Arts presented by Museum of Contemporary Arts Detroit (MOCAD)


January 1–December 31, 2017

Application deadline: September 30, 2016

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
4454 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48201

The Museum of Contemporary Arts Detroit (MOCAD) is excited to announce a new initiative, the Curatorial Fellowship for Diversity in the Arts.

For recent graduates and those in the process of earning a graduate degree in Art History or a related field, with emphasis on modern or contemporary art, the Fellowship is open to all applicants with a specific goal of diversifying programming and shaping the artistic vision of MOCAD

The Fellows are required to reside in Detroit during the duration of the Fellowship. They must reside within the city limits by the beginning of their fellowship and maintain residency within Detroit for the entire duration. Fellows are encouraged to have personal transportation as Detroit is a large city, and the majority of areas are without convenient access to public transportation.

The Curatorial Fellowship position will cross into all departments at MOCAD and will be centered in the Exhibitions Department. The Fellows will report directly to Executive Director Elysia Borowy Reeder, with extensive professional development mentoring from Jens Hoffmann, Suzanne Feld Hilberry Senior Curator at Large, and Zeb Smith, Exhibitions Manager. 

As a portion of the application process applicants should propose a reimagining of the DETROIT CITY series at MOCAD that would continue to showcase local artists while building emphasis on diverse perspectives within contemporary art on the local and global level. 

Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in all phases of exhibition development, including research; checklist development; studio visits; lender and artist relations; publication rights and reproductions; writing texts for didactics, blogs, and the member magazine; floor plan development; installation; and development of public programs related to exhibitions. Fellows will also assist with other departmental needs including exhibitions research, preparation for presentations, leading tours, and donor relations.

MOCAD sees the Curatorial Fellowship for Diversity in the Arts as core to the mission of the Museum, which is to be a place where adventurous minds encounter the best in contemporary visual, literary, music, and performing arts. A responsive center for diverse audiences, MOCAD presents art that contextualizes, interprets, educates and expands culture, pushing us to the edges of contemporary experience. A long term goal of the fellowship program is for future alumni to go on to obtain prominent roles within museums throughout the world. 

The Curatorial Fellowship for Diversity in the Arts will offer a salary of 40,000 USD/year plus a 5,000 USD research allocation per year for travel related to professional development activities or relocation to Detroit, and excellent benefits. This is a full time commitment. 

Curatorial Fellowship applications will be due by September 30, 2016, and the Fellowship will take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit in the City Detroit for 12 months from January 1 through December 31, 2017.

Potential applicants should review the position description on MOCAD’s website and submit a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample by email to hr@mocadetroit.org or by mail to Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, 4454 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201.

Das war CON-FRONT A RE-PORT 2016


Vom 1. – 18. August 2016 fand die Ausstellung CON-FRONT A RE-PORT 2016 im Centro d’arte San Vidal – U.C.A.I., Scoletta di San Zaccaria, Venezia, Italien statt.

 

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Open Call: ART FAIR SUOMI 2017 Platform


ART FAIR SUOMI 2017 IS AN INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL THAT WILL TAKE PLACE FROM 25 TO 28 MAY 2017 AT THE CABLE FACTORY IN HELSINKI. IT IS CO-ORGANISED BY ARTISTS’ ASSOCIATION MUU AND THE PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTISTS’ ASSOCIATION IN FINLAND.

This year’s fair will be open for the second time to international artist-run galleries from the nordic countries, europe and all over the world. Artists and artist-run galleries are selected on the basis of an open call. The goal of AFS17 is to make art interesting and to produce an approachable event with rich content that also appeals to mainstream audiences, by refining the idea of a traditional art fair.

For the year 2017, 30 ARTIST-RUN GALLERIES will be chosen to present their works at AFS17. Also in display will be over 600 works by members of Artists’ Association MUU and the Photographic Artists’ Association. The fair offers a total of 4,600 square metres of exhibition space at the Cable Factory in Helsinki, Finland. As a major international art fair event, AFS17 also includes a side programme that features a series of networking events and seminars for art professionals.
WHAT ART FAIR SUOMI 2017 OFFERS YOU

– The selected galleries will receive A SPACE OF ABOUT 20m² TO PRESENT THEIR GALLERY. It is suitable for presenting art in all sorts of media: photography, media and video art, installations, sound art, performance, paintings etc.

– MEETINGS AND NETWORKING EVENTS will be organised for Finnish and international professionals (artists and representatives of artist organisations, curators, educators, critics, gallerists, etc. as well as SEMINARS, PANEL DISCUSSIONS, ARTIST TALKS and PRESENTATIONS.

– THE STAGE WILL FEATURE live events, such as performances and video screenings. You can also suggest events for the Stage!

– The programme will feature action, information and a wide spectrum of events. Visitors can enjoy GUIDED TOURS, SCREENINGS, ART SHOPPING, AND LATE-NIGHT EVENTS inside and out of Cable Factory. Visitors will have easy and free access to make art purchases.

VENUE

Kaapelitehdas / Cable Factory – Merikaapelihalli & Puristamo & Valssaamo & MUU Kaapeli
Tallberginkatu 1 C, 00180 Helsinki, FINLAND

APPLICATIONS

Attendance fee for artist-run galleries: €500
The Application Form can be found online HERE
Applications must be submitted no later than on 31 October 2016.
After submitting your application, you will receive confirmation via e-mail.

ART FAIR SUOMI Since 2005

Organised since 2005, Art Fair Suomi is run by two artist associations representing new media in contemporary art, Artists’ Association MUU and the Photographic Artists´ Association in Finland. Between them they have almost 1000 front-line Finnish artists as their members.

ENQUIRIES

Artists’ Association MUU / MUU Gallery: muugalleria@muu.fi
Photographic Artists Union / Photography Gallery Hippolyte: info@hippolyte.fi
www.artfairsuomi.fi

Herbert Bauer – Ausstellung im Schloss Höch


Im Rahmen des Sommerkonzerts des Mozarteum Salzburg im Schloss Höch zeigt Herbert Bauer neue Bilder aus seiner Serie BURGENLAND.

Burgenland im Schloss Höch

24. August 2016, ab 20:00 Uhr

Höchweg

5542 Flachau

Herbert Bauer, Burgenland X, Tempera auf Papier, 20 x 30 cm, 2016

Herbert Bauer, Burgenland X, Tempera auf Papier, 40 x 30 cm, 2016

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BIENNALE AUSTRIA EXHIBITION – BA CONTEMPORARY 2016 Vienna


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From September 26, – October 9, 2016 the first edition of BA CONTEMPORARY exhibition series will take place in Vienna.

BA CONTEMPORARY 2016 Vienna

AUSSTELLUNGSRAUM

Gumpendorfer Straße 23

1060 Vienna, Austria

Artists:
Agnieszka Ceccarelli, Glen Farley, Kelly Fischer, Darius Foroutan, Gustavo Fuentes, Johannes Petrus Lehner, Inna Moshkovich, Ancuta Mihaela Muresan, Simon Odischo, Koen Soberon, Herwig Maria Stark, Rosaria Vigorito

Curator: Barbara Vincenzi

HERWIG MARIA STARK @ SCOLETTA SAN ZACCARIA


HERWIG MARIA STARK is pleased to invite you to

CON-FRONT A RE-PORT 2016

Scoletta San Zaccaria

Campo San Zaccaria

30122 Venice, Italy

August 2 – 18, 2016

MON – SAT 10.30am to 12.30pm and 4pm to 7pm

Herwig Maria Stark, THE LEGACY OF THE BEAGLE BOYS, mixed media on canvas, 50 x 40 cm

Herwig Maria Stark, THE LEGACY OF THE BEAGLE BOYS, mixed media on canvas, 50 x 40 cm

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