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31 Aug 2015

Indonesian Curatorial Residency in London

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As part of a three-year collaboration with IndoArtNow and SAM Fund for Arts & Ecology, Delfina Foundation in London is offering a three-month residency to a curator with Indonesian citizenship living and working in Indonesia. The residency period is 11 January to 8 April 2016 and will begin during DF’s winter period focused on curatorial research.

During the residency, Delfina Foundation (DF) will develop a loosely structured series of events and activities enabling residents to:

  • Research and develop areas of interest

  • Develop skills via training and mentoring

  • Access information and resources through independent study, field trips and workshops

  • Participate in both internal and external/public events

This opportunity is open to both emerging and established curators.


  • A twelve-week residency in London, including one return, economy-class flight, and a living allowance for food/per diems and materials;

  • A single bedroom at DF with shared facilities, such as the laundry room, kitchen, and dining room;

  • Opportunities to engage in the art scene in UK through structured and independent time and activities; and

  • Access to a programme of planned group activities and visits to cultural organisations in the UK.


  • An Indonesian citizen, currently living and working in Indonesia;

  • Seeking an opportunity to develop your practice and the concepts of your curatorial work;

  • Able to explain how the experience of an international residency may benefit your career development and local networks; and

  • Proficient in English.

It is desirable that the applicant has an undergraduate qualification in a relevant discipline.


Applicants are expected to submit:

  • The completed application form (DOWNLOAD FORM)

  • A CV detailing recent projects, exhibitions, workshops and residencies

  • A writing sample (an essay, artist profile, press article, etc.)

  • At least 10 high-quality images of your previous projects or exhibitions, which could include unrealised proposals

  • Contact details of one referee

Please submit only electronic copies of the above documents to following email address: opencall@delfinafoundation.com.

Deadline for applications:  31 August 2015