Call for 2018 Nocturne Curator

Posted on January 31st, 2018
by Nocturne

The Nocturne: Art At Night Society (NOCTURNE) and Aboriginal Curatorial Collective–Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC-CCA) are pleased to announce this joint call for curator/curatorial team to organize anchor projects to be mounted at NOCTURNE 2018, scheduled for Saturday, October 13th 2018 between 6pm and 12-midnight. This opportunity is for Indigenous curators, artists, collectives, writers, researchers, and others interested in engaging Indigenous-led projects and expanding curatorial approaches to public programming within a contemporary art context. There are no cultural-specific requirements or expectations for projects. Indigenous applicants will have full curatorial control and freedom to work with whomever they want.

The selected applicant will receive a curatorial fee of $10,000 for development of theme, selection of artists, and administration of the Anchor Project program. Curator(s) will develop the anchor project program with selected artists and identify sites (as well as securing necessary site permissions from property owners) as part of the role.

Submission Deadline: Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Interested applicants are invited to view the full call in english here et en français ici.

Submissions and questions can be directed to either organization through the contact emails on the call.

IMAGE CREDIT: Toqolu'kwetijik, Ursula Johnson, Nocturne 2017: vanish
PHOTO CREDIT: Topher & Rae Studios, 2017