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Open call for curators in the New York City Area


Aug 2012

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Posted on:
June 16, 2017
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Calls for Artists & Opportunities
What is the most pressing environmental issue of our time?
Submit your answer in the form of a curatorial statement that cites scientific research and includes proposed artworks that embody or reflect on your subject.
You may propose a group or solo exhibit with works in any visual arts discipline, but may not include your own artwork in your proposal.
Competitive exhibition proposals will:
·      advance the public’s understanding of contemporary art as a mode of discourse on issues related to the environment
·      include works of art that translate complex concepts into formats that are approachable/accessible by the public
·      bring awareness to the subject in an intellectually and emotionally compelling manner
·      promote sustainability in both artistic and curatorial practice
Deadline: June 30
Notification: starting July 11
Exhibitions: August – December 2017
Curator and Artist stipends totaling $1075 per exhibit (allocation to be determined by chashama and curator)
+ some funds for shipping of artworks
To apply:
Send an e-mail to with the subject “Environmental RFP”
Your e-mail must include ALL of the following in order to be considered
·      Your name
·      Your e-mail
·      Your phone number
·      Your mailing address
·      Title of exhibition
·      Curatorial statement
·      Names of artists and images of artworks to be exhibited
·      Best dates for the exhibition
·      Worst dates for the exhibition
Questions? Call Janusz Jaworski, program director, 212-391-8151 x 26
note: Janusz will only be available for questions until 1pm on Friday, June 23.

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