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International Research Programme - Visual Arts (Denmark)
Curators, directors of art institutions and other art professionals from abroad may apply for funding to carry out curatorial research in Denmark.Deadline
Who may apply?
Curators, directors of art institutions and other art professionals from abroad may apply for funding for travel and accommodation in Denmark.
The Research programme is aimed at art professional applicants whose primary occupation is professional curating, art criticism or art mediation, or who can demonstrate substantial experience in one of the areas mentioned.
Moreover, the research programme is primarily aimed at applicants who already have contacts on the Danish art scene or candidates who wish to develop a project involving specific Danish artists or institutions. Applicants must be able to organize meetings and studio visits on their own.
Artists may only apply for funding, if they can document significant curatorial experience or have worked professionally with art mediation.
Purpose of the program
The Danish Arts Foundation’s Committee for Visual Project Funding wishes to promote contemporary art in Denmark and Danish contemporary art abroad by allowing foreign curators to meet Danish artists and gain insight into the Danish contemporary art scene with a view to future collaborations.
Example of purpose / activity: A curatorial research trip, including meetings with named artists, curators, directors of art institutions or others who work professionally with contemporary art.
Travel for participation in art fairs, exhibition openings, seminars etc. is not covered by the program.
How your application will be evaluated?
Your application will be evaluated based on the following criteria. At least one of the criteria must be met:
- The research trip must as far as possible be linked to specific projects relating to professional curating, art criticism or art mediation.
- The visit must promote and strengthen the international networks of Danish artists and/or Danish art institutions
- The visit must play a decisive role in promoting awareness abroad of Danish artists and/or Danish art institutions
- The visit must promote concrete collaborations between Danish and foreign art
How much you may apply for?
Applicants can max. be awarded 15,000 DKK, covering the direct costs of travel and accommodation.
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