SomoS Berlín
International Curatorial Residency

Applications for SomoS Berlin International Curatorial Residency are accepted for 2023/24. Inquiries for specific periods are welcome and residents will be accepted on a rolling basis. Early bird and full-payment discounts are offered. The SomoS Berlin Curatorial Residency provides the opportunity for curators to research and execute an exhibition project in Berlin at the SomoS exhibition space with the active support of experienced local exhibition organizers. You will join an active artistic community at SomoS, living and working alongside the resident artists.

Your exhibition project will be incorporated in the active exhibition program at SomoS, named one of the best art spaces in Berlin by Artslant Magazine. 

The focus of the curatorial residency lies on the practical experience in conceptualizing, planning, strategizing, selecting, researching, mounting, installing and publicizing exhibition projects and artistic representations. During the Curatorial Residency, SomoS offers participants living accommodation and coworking space to fully develop their own ideas along with the guidance and daily support of our experienced staff. Furthermore, Curators-in-Residence have free access to all general workshops, artist talks, screenings, exhibitions, and other regular events taking place at SomoS. At the conclusion of the working period, the Curator-in-Residence is enabled to realize a public exhibition. For their exhibition project, SomoS provides curatorial support, production assistance, as well as promotion, community network, and artist database. This final presentation will take place in the spacious SomoS gallery in the framework of our official exhibition program. Applications for SomoS Berlin International Curatorial Residency are accepted for 2023/24. Inquiries for specific periods are welcome and residents will be accepted on a rolling basis. Early bird and full-payment discounts are offered. What we offer – accommodation for the duration of the residency – exhibition space to produce a one-week exhibition at the end of the residency period – production assistance and curatorial support (installation, promotion, flyer/poster design & print, publicity etc.,) – coworking space/office facilities – practical experience in conceptualizing, planning, strategizing, selecting, mounting, installing, publicizing – exclusive opportunity to produce your own exhibition – a chance to fully develop your own ideas along with the guidance of experienced Berlin-based curators – regular meetings to check on progress and provide feedback – assistance in funding research and application Requirements – ability to work independently – clearly conceived concept – highly motivated, self-directed individuals – at least two previous exhibitions (individually or as part of a team) – 1-2 years of study in a relevant field, or equivalent professional experience – funding should be secured in advance of the payment deadline We are open to applicants from all backgrounds and actively encourage applicants from developing countries. Apply SomoS accepts both institutional and private applications. All applicants for the SomoS Berlin Curatorial Residency are requested to provide the following materials: – motivational cover letter – a description of the specific project proposal for the period of their residency, maximum 500 words. – project timeline listing the main goals to be accomplished and plans to execute your exhibition concept – proposed dates of the Curatorial Residency – a link to the curator’s website – an up-to-date CV – a portfolio in pdf format

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