April 29, 2005 - International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) - open weekend May 7 – 9 2005
April 29, 2005

open weekend May 7 – 9 2005

iscp open weekend
May 7 - 9 2005

Saturday, May 7, 2005: 11 am – 6 pm
Sunday, May 8, 2005: 12 – 6 pm
Monday, May 9, 2005: 2 – 8 pm

International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP)
323 West 39th Street, Floors 6, 7, 8 and 9
(Between 8th and 9th Avenues, subway A, C, E, to 42nd St.)
New York, New York
T 212.279.1173
F 212.279.0773
info [​at​] iscp-nyc.org 

www.iscp-nyc.org

Artists-in-residence: Anna Amadio, Maria Antelman, Zigor Barayazarra, Marc Bijl, David Buob, Liset Castillo, Jonas Dahlberg, Anne Daems, Michael Graeve, Masayuki Kawai, Tzu-Chien Ke, Yumi Kori, Jana Leo, Gabriel Lester, Ilan Lieberman, Marko Lulic, Toshihiro Nakanosai, Kohei Nawa, Orlan, Dominique Petitgand, Edward Poitras, Torbjorn Rodland, Joao Simoes, Jasper Sebastian Sturup, Gyoko Yoshida. Curator-in-residence: Agnieszka Kurant.

The international studio & curatorial program (iscp) is pleased to announce its next Open Weekend on May 7, 8 and 9, 2005.

iscp open weekends are held semi-annually, bringing participants and public together while presenting new art from around the globe. The event is free, provides access to 26 private studios and a chance to meet with artists and curators on-site. A wide range of media and aesthetic positions are presented, from painting, drawing, sculpture and installation, to video, film and new technologies.
iscp is a visual arts residency for emerging to mid-career artists and curators, most of whom are sponsored into the program, having been selected by the pre-eminently qualified juries of government cultural agencies, cultural institutes, and external affairs departments. A chance to participate in iscp is highly coveted worldwide and artists and curators vie for the opportunity. The consequence is of twofold advantage: standards of excellence are surpassed each year and the program is already booked late into 2006. iscp’s appeal lies in its single most distinguishing characteristic: the concerted effort it makes to connect its artists and curators to the local community, while connecting local audiences with contemporary art practice from all over the world. The ripple effect is a high achievement record and a jump-start to international careers: many alumni are now represented by New York galleries and/or have been included in numerous exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad.

Out of almost 400 participants in its first decade of operation, iscp has hosted only 17 American artists. The program has become increasingly pro-active as it seeks to address under-representation and bring public attention to the lack of funding opportunities for individuals in the arts, especially in the United States. Thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts, The Sam & Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts and the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, iscp will be hosting four American artists in 2006. Full details of this pilot program will be announced in June of this year.
Current iscp sponsors:
American-Scandinavian Foundation (NYC), Australia Council for the Arts (Australia), Asian Cultural Council (NYC), bka fur kunstangelegenheiten (Austria), Fonds BKVB, The Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Architecture & Design, Fundacion Marcelino Botin (Spain), Bundesamt fur Kultur (Switzerland), Bunkacho (Japan), Fundacja Kultury Polskiej (Poland), Canada Council for the Arts/ Les Conseil des Arts du Canada (Canada), Council for Cultural Affairs (Taiwan) Danish Agency for the Arts (Denmark), Association Francaise d’Action Artistique (France), Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian (Portugal), IASPIS (Sweden), INJUVE (Spain), Kulturstiftung des Freistaates Sachsen (Germany), FONCA (Mexico), Ministry of Culture of the Flemish Community (Belgium), Office for Contemporary Art (Norway), Oscar B. Cintas Foundation (USA).

And for generous contributions towards hosting the Open Weekend, a special thanks to:
Austrian Cultural Forum (NYC), Consulate General of Australia (NYC), Consulate General of Belgium (NYC), Royal Danish Consulate General (NYC), French Cultural Services (NYC), Mexican Cultural Institute (NYC), Consulate General of the Netherlands (NYC), Royal Norwegian Consulate General (NYC), Consulate General of Spain (NYC), Consulate General of Sweden (NYC), Consulate General of Switzerland (NYC), Taipei Cultural Center (NYC).
iscp staff:
Director Dennis Elliott
Program Director Breda Kennedy
Office Manager Jane Coffey
Program Associates Mayumi Hayashi and Shinnie Kim

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