In collaboration with FICA, Goldsmiths College and Iniva
Delfina Foundation and the Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (FICA) is pleased to invite applicants from India and the Middle East & North Africa region for the Research Fellowship 2012 in partnership with Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and the Goldsmith’s Department of Visual Cultures and the PhD. Program in Curatorial/Knowledge.
The Research Fellowship 2012 aims to provide an opportunity for intensive research in the field of visual arts by curators and researchers who have an innovative visual culture project, and who might benefit from the research and curatorial work that is being done by the fellowship's partner institutions in London. Artists are welcome to apply; however this residency is largely focused on the development of critical-curatorial discourse, not singularly on artistic practice.
FICA is supporting a research fellow from India to be in residence alongside a participant from the Middle East & North Africa region, supported by Delfina Foundation. Please note that Indian participants should apply directly to FICA and applicants from MENA should apply to Delfina Foundation.
The 2012 recipients will receive:
A 12-week residency (late September to December) in London, including one return flight to London, a bursary for per diems and basic living costs, and accommodation at Delfina Foundation. Please note that any request for change in dates will not be accommodated.
Access to attend Goldsmith’s post-graduate courses and the Curatorial/Knowledge seminars
Access to the Iniva’s Stuart Hall Library and Archive
An opportunity to assist with Iniva and Delfina Foundation’s programming
Goldsmiths, Iniva and Delfina Foundation will provide an important platform to the recipient scholar to meet fellow research scholars, artists and a network of professionals in the field of contemporary art in London
Conditions for applicants:
Currently living and working the Middle East & North Africa region
Strongly preferred: a relevant post graduate degree
Preferred: Proven commitment/experience of curatorial work
Practical experience will also be considered, although not mandatory
Available during the autumn 2012 term and able to be released from employment or other academic involvement; additionally applicants must not take up other commitments and travel during the fellowship
Proficient in English
Applicants are expected to submit:
The application form which is available on Delfina Foundation and FICA’s website
A 1500 word (maximum) research proposal.
Examples of relevant work (preferably two samples of published works)
The Research Fellowship is an application-based process. The recipient will be chosen by a jury comprising of independent scholars in the field of visual arts and members from Goldsmiths, Iniva, Delfina Foundation and FICA.
Please submit only electronic copies of the above documents to the relevant email address in the application form.
Closing date for applications: Extended to 6th July 2012, 17:00 GMT
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM
Source : www.delfinafoundation.com