Nasui Collection & Gallery, an independent organization that supports contemporary art and artists from Romania internationally, is now accepting applications for its first annual Call for Curatorial Projects & Research Trip to Romania for spring 2015.
Over the past three years, Nasui Collection & Gallery, has co-produced over 35 exhibitions internationally, providing exclusive opportunities to engage with Romanian art to various audiences from France, UK, Germany, Hungary, Denmark, Russia, Israel, Italy.
Nasui Collection & Gallery wants to provide increased opportunities and exposure to the artists represented by the gallery: Bogdan Rata, Gabriel Kelemen, Daniel Brici, Felix Deac, Cristian Todie, Alexandru Bunescu, Anca Danila.
Through one-week tailored research trip, Nasui Collection & Gallery provides visionary professionals with access and resources to connect with both own representative artists and other actors from Romania’s vibrant art scene.
The curator is encouraged to document the work of the artists represented by Nasui Collection & Gallery and to round-up a curatorial project which to include them. The curatorial project is encouraged to include any other artists and take place anywhere in the world.
Honorary 1.000 euro and covered expenses (accommodation, per-diem and transport)
Active professionals in the field of contemporary visual art and culture (such as gallery and museum directors, institutional and independent curators) are eligible to apply. Priority is given to applicants who are able to facilitate exhibitions, projects, events etc. and whose work aims broader audiences around the world.
The applicants must work and live outside Romania, due to the need of a fresh look upon the curatorial process.
All applications will be reviewed by a selection committee. Applicants will be selected upon their professional activities, their portfolio and their ability to maximise the opportunities provided by this trip.
In case of interest in applying for the Call for Curatorial Projects & Research Trip by Nasui Collection & Gallery, please include following documents and information in your application:
_Personal contact information
_Curriculum Vitae (maximum 3 pages)
_Letter of Intent (motivation for participation, ideas to be developed during the stay and desired dates during spring 2015) (maximum 600 words)
_Portfolio of projects and curatorial activity in the last three years, including curatorial grants, articles in publications etc.
All materials should be submitted in English.
To apply, please email the dossier at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject: Application for Curatorial Projects Spring 2015.
Nasui Collection & Gallery reserves the right to change, modify or revise the call at any time. The jury is not required to justify its decisions.
Application for the Call for Curatorial Projects & Research Trip by Nasui Collection & Gallery is free of charge.
The call is published on 10 April 2014 and it is opened until 10 of September 2014.
The reviewing period of time is September – October 2014.
The research trip is to take place in Bucharest in spring 2015, after common agreement upon the exact time.
The selected participant will visit artists’ studios, meet with curators and professionals; visit galleries, museums and alternative institutions in Bucharest and more; experience a tour of House of the People architecture and visit the Old City in Bucharest.
About Nasui Collection & Gallery
Nasui collection & gallery is an independent organization that supports contemporary art and artists from Romania internationally.
Nasui collection & gallery (based in Bucharest, Romania, Europe) has exhibited extensively in museums, galleries, cultural centres and public spaces including Venice Biennale, Liverpool Biennial, Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Manifesta St. Petersburg.
The gallery offers a selection of publications: books, catalogues and brochures, that feature exhibitions, artists’ portfolios and theoretical researches.
Nasui collection & gallery’s featured and represented artists have been acquired by private collections.
cosmin at cosminnasui.com
004 0723 358 945
Photo credit: Felix Deac, Soul portrait, 2013, 17.7 x 19.7 x 13.8 in