Ausschreibung: AIR_Frankfurt. Curator in residence Frankfurt 2018

Im Rahmen von AIR_Frankfurt können sich junge, internationale Kuratoren ab sofort für einen Arbeitsaufenthalt in Frankfurt berwerben. Bewerbungsschluss: 17. August 2018.

The aim of this curatorial residency program is to enhance international curatorial research and discourse in Frankfurt. Reflecting the local art context’s multifaceted landscape, basis welcomes applications based on a wide spectrum of curatorial practices, research interests and professional experiences. Resident curators are provided time and space to develop independent projects. Networking opportunities, including studio visits and meetings with professionals, will be offered. A public lecture or workshop can be held while the residency.

The AIR_Frankfurt curatorial residency is linked to the curation of the 2019 edition of the basis studio show. The selected curator will be in charge of the concept and selection of basis artists to be presented in a group show at the main exhibition spaces at basis in summer 2019.
The curatorial resident will be fully funded by the city of Frankfurt, covering travel expenses and a per diem of 1000€/month. He/she will be hosted in a fully equipped studioapartment at ‚Kulturbunker’ in the east of Frankfurt (10 min away from the city center).


  • Young international curators and art practioners showing a consistent curatorial practice
  • Aged not older than 40 years
  • Country of residence predominantly outside Germany
  • Good level of spoken and written English (or German)
  • Successful graduates of a university or art academy
  • Genuine interest in the local art scene of Frankfurt
  • Ideas for curating the group show of basis artists in March 2019

Residency period:
October 20 – December 20, 2018

Application deadline:
August 17, 2018 midnight (GMT +2)

Notification date:
until August 31, 2018

Further information can be found on

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