Gwangju Biennale Academy International Curator Course

Gwangju Biennale Academy International Curator Course

Gwangju Biennale

Courtesy of Gwangju Biennale Foundation.

July 5, 2024
Gwangju Biennale Academy International Curator Course
Applications open for 2024
Gwangju Biennale
111 Biennale-ro, Buk-gu
61104 Gwangju
South Korea
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Applications are now open for the International Curator Course, part of the Gwangju Biennale Academy 2024. This on-site course is designed to nurture international emerging curators, theorists, and administrators.

From 2009 to 2018, Gwangju Biennale International Curator Course (GBICC) was held eight times, led by renowned professors such as Maria Lind, Joanna Warsza, Barbara Vanderlinden, Dan Cameron, and Ute Meta Bauer, among others.

This year, the course features keynote lectures by Nicolas Bourriaud, the artistic director of the 15th Gwangju Biennale, as well as former directors, curatorial teams, and international art figures, providing numerous opportunities to share their experiences.

Participants will have the chance to attend the opening ceremony and symposium of the 15th Gwangju Biennale. Additionally, visits to museums, galleries, and art studios are scheduled. Throughout the course, group studies will be conducted, culminating in group presentations.

Course information
–Duration: August 29–September 12, 2024
–Application deadline: July 18, 2024 by 11:59pm KST
–Eligibility: Museum professionals, curators, art theorists, art critics, and students of contemporary art or related fields, aged 35 or under.
–Benefits: Course tuition, accommodations in Gwangju for the duration of the course, transportation expenses (details will be provided upon acceptance), course certificate
–Host: Gwangju Biennale Foundation /Gwangju Metropolitan City
–Language: English

Application requirements
–All documents should be included.
–Application form (downloadable from here)
–Purpose of applying (maximum 500 words)
–Recent interests in exhibitions, planning, or criticism (maximum 1,000 words)
–Supporting materials: one or two copies of the most relevant published materials for curatorial/exhibition/dissertation
–Recommendation letter (optional)
–Submission Process: Send by email to curatorcourse [​at​], Email subject: GBICC Application_NAME
–All documents must be written in English.
–Submit all documents in PDF/JPG format, grouped with the title, e.g., 1. Application_NAME
–For more information, contact curatorcourse [​at​], T +82 62 608 4347

–The acceptance status of all applicants will be informed via email in the fourth week of July.
–Lists of lecturers will be finalized by July here

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