Open Call for Curators for Biennale Matter of Art 2024

Feb. 25, 2022 announces an open call for curators for the 2024 edition of the Biennale Matter of Art. Both individuals and collectives are welcome to apply for the selection proceedings.

Biennale Matter of Art is a large-scale interdisciplinary platform that comprises new art commissions in connection with artistic residencies, a three-month exhibition held in Prague, Czech Republic, in summer 2024 including a community program and the publication of The Biennale Reader (issued in two language versions—Czech and English). The mission of the newly appointed curator(s) will consist of the curatorial development of new art commissions, the programming of a three-month exhibition and the community program, and the editorial conception and content development of The Biennale Reader.

Bienále Ve věci umění / Matter of Art 2020 // Copyright Tereza Havlínková

Matter of Art is a long-term institutional experiment and intervention into the public space. It is a non-profit, critical, and self-critical organization that investigates possibilities for the social and political functions of art in the present day. Matter of Art’s events and projects have no fixed format and operate across various social strata. Matter of Art abides by the code of practice of feminist institutions, which values interconnection and sustainability over performance and productivity.

Matter of Art will attempt to accommodate all those with child care obligations and other requirements and create optimal working conditions for such individuals. In the case of foreign residents, travel expenses will also be covered.

The curator(s) will be selected by a team composed of representatives of—the organizing institution of the Biennale Matter of Art.

Those interested should send the following documents to the address in Czech, Slovak, or English: Professional CV (including contact details) and a proposal for the conceptual framing of the Biennale Matter of Art 2024, including a specific curatorial and editorial approach to the exhibition and the publication.

Application Info
Deadline: Mar. 15, 2022

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