NLS Curatorial and Art Writing Fellow

When : 2021-2022
Where : Jamaica
Application Deadline : 10 August 2021
Application Fee : none
Stipend : $300,000 JMD

NLS is now accepting applications for the 2021/2022 Curatorial and Art Writing Fellowship

The Curatorial & Art Writing Fellowship is a 5-month long mentorship program geared towards addressing the dearth of archival scholarship on the work of artists in Jamaica and the Caribbean by empowering young writers and curators with the tools to write these histories. Accepted applicants are awarded a work stipend of JMD $300,000 as well as a publication stipend.

ABOUT NLS CURATORIAL/ART WRITING INTENSIVE

The Curatorial/Art Writing Intensive is a 5-month long mentorship program geared towards addressing the dearth of archival scholarship on the work of artists in Jamaica and the Caribbean by empowering young writers and curators with the tools to write these histories.

This program aims to develop diverse curatorial practices with a strong research and writing foundation equipping young curators to work on future projects at larger institutions
and in their own intitiatives, thereby generating an archive on specific concerns and artists

of focus.

For the program one young mentee will be selected per year to work with a professional curatorial mentor in the development of the mentee’s project addressing one or more of the following themes:

- Gender: Ecology/Environment

- Gender: Economy

- Gender: Politics/Space

The Program Provides for its Mentees

- A work stipend of JMD $300,000

- A separate publication and exhibition budget

- Professional development from an experienced mentor

- Access to Creative Sounds audio recording studio for podcast recording

- Project space for the final project execution

- Space for panel discussion

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