Das weisse haus is offering to award 5 recent graduates a EUR 5000,– scholarship for a duration of five months between September 2017 and January 2018. They will be involved in the das weisse haus exhibition program in Vienna as well as in the studio and residency program. Additionally, they will be expected to realize their own project within that period in the form of lectures, a symposium or an innovative exhibition project outside the premises of das weisse haus. Participants will also have regular meetings with mentors who are working in Vienna.
das weisse haus have launched this program to encourage the education of young curators and exhibition producers, with emphasis on education and application of relevant content and practical skills. Alongside curation within exhibition spaces, participants will also gain skills from organization and administrative tasks like press relations, supervision of social media channels and website.
As a bonus, the participant is able attend all events that are organized for the Artists In Residence (such as trips to Linz, Graz, Bratislava or Krems – with guided exhibition visits by curators). Thereby, the participant is given the chance to increase his/her network, by working alongside local and international artists and curators.
Requirements: Open to local and international artists. das weisse haus are looking for applicants who have almost finished their studies or have graduated within the past three years. Excellent German and English language skills are required.
The interviews for the second period of the program (September 4, 2017 – January 31, 2018) will take place between June 21–23, 2017 and the trial period (3 days) between June 26 – July 8, 2017. The participants of the trial period will be informed on June 24, 2017.
Deadline: June 16, 2017