Open call to curators in Uganda

Afriart Gallery, Kampala, Uganda
28 Feb 2015

Open call to curators in Uganda

Afriart Gallery invites curators to submit proposals for an exhibition of contemporary art at it’s space in Kampala, Uganda.
To develop curatorial practice in Uganda and to encourage the development of curators living or working in Uganda, Afriart Gallery has set apart 3 exhibitions out of its 2015 exhibition calendar to be independently curated by up-coming curators.

Afriart is a gallery with an emphasis on new and experimental forms of expression and is looking for curators with a vision that coincides with the gallery’s mission of providing an engaging space that fosters innovation and exploration. As Afriart Gallery seeks to be a platform for emerging artists to produce and present their work, as well as a site of sustained dialogue with the public, it is open to curatorial proposals that draw from a wide range of artistic practices. Strong proposals will be clear, concise and engaging while presenting innovative ideas that show a solid understanding of the spirit of Afriart Gallery. It is possible to visit the gallery website, review the exhibition history and consider the gallery floor plan before submitting a proposal. Applicants will be contacted with a decision from the Afriart Gallery committee within four weeks of the deadline.

Application deadline: February 28th, 2015.

Submission guidelines

– Curatorial statement of no more than 300 words, describing your approach to curating and the concept of the exhibition. Include the exhibition title, list of artists and how the show resonates with the mission of Afriart Gallery.
– Resume of the curator
– Curator must be based in Uganda.
– Link to website or blog with samples of your recent work.
– Examples of artwork: Maximum of 10 images (no larger than 1mb each). If there are video pieces in your proposal, include a link to examples on vimeo or youtube.

Send all materials in one zip file attachment to daudi@afriartgallery.org

For any inquiries please contact: Daudi Karungi (Director Afriart Gallery)




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