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01 Sep 2012

Gwangju | 1st World Biennial Forum | travel grants

A limited number of travel grants are available to support the attendance of biennial professionals from emerging and developing countries to the 1st World Biennial Forum in Gwanju, Korea (27-31 October).

Grants are restricted to biennial professionals such as biennial directors, permanent staff members and curators, working in emerging and developing economies*.

The per-grant amount will be established on a case-by-case basis with a maximum of 2.000 Euros for participant awarded. Support is limited to covering travel, accommodation expenses and per-diem.

Funding for the travel grants has been kindly provided by the Gwangju Metropolitan City Government and by the Prince Claus Fund in The Netherlands.

To apply, please submit the Application Form, including:

  • a Curriculum Vitae

  • a brief Biography (up to 300 words) including your professional practice related to contemporary art biennials

  • a Letter of Motivation(up to 300 words) explaining your reason for wishing to attend and participate in the forum.

Deadline: 1 September 2012

Please email the application by 1 September 2012 to Olga Hatzidaki, Coordinator at: oh@biennialfoundation.org

After the forum, grant recipients are requested to submit a written Report of 350 words describing their experience. Deadline: November 30, 2012.

More information about the World Biennial Forum

* Emerging and developing economies according to the DAC list.
See: http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/9/50/48858205.pdf

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