Call for applications – Curator-in-Residence Programme, Shanghai Ming Contemporary Art Museum, China

The closing date for application is August 17, 2018.

Established in 2015, the Ming Contemporary Art Museum (McaM) in Shanghai distinguishes itself through its promotion of contemporary art activities based on visual performance. With the aim to enhance curatorial research and facilitate the communication between young curators from abroad and Chinese artists, McaM will launch a curator-in-residence program in 2018. The program is devoted to encouraging young curators to experiment with new the possibilities of curatorial practice and exhibition making through close collaboration with local artists.

The Proposals will be reviewed by a selection panel chaired by Qiu Zhijie, director of McaM. For each edition, three applicants will be selected as Fellows and each is eligible for a two-month residence in Shanghai and other cities in China as well as a fund of RMB25,000 (about USD3,600) for travel expenses, research and development. In the meantime, the museum will arrange visits and meetings for the participants to help them better communicate and work with local artists / curators. By the end of the residence program, each participant is expected to submit a research report and an exhibition proposal. The panel will review and select one winning proposal which will be realized with a funding of up to RMB200,000 (USD30,000) from McaM.

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