Opportunities > Ketemu Project Curator in Residence Program - call for Southeast Asia curator
31 Mar 2019

Ketemu Project Curator in Residence Program - call for Southeast Asia curator

In a movement to platform diverse and inclusive practices in contemporary art of Southeast Asia, Ketemu Project & CoCreation Workshop is seeking a curator to develop an exhibition and online platform featuring artistic collaborations of disabled artists and artists working with disabled communities.

This opportunity offers one curator based in Southeast Asia to research and map initiatives for disability in contemporary art in Southeast Asia. The curator will be supporting the development of artworks between the artist of different abilities from 4 different ASEAN countries. The artistic partnerships will be carried out from between early May to late July 2019. Where at end of June, curatorial site visits to the artist’s studios will be carried out. The outcome of this program will be a physical exhibition held in October 2019.

Ketemu Project will be providing:

  • Accommodation in Bali and Southeast Asian destinations
  • Flights from to Bali and to Southeast Asian destination
  • Participation in the 4-day residential design thinking program
  • Stipend
  • Honorarium
  • Exhibition venue, manpower & exhibition production budget


  • Currently residing in a Southeast Asian country
  • Able to communicate in English
  • Able to commit to Ketemu Project Residency Program (Bali), Design thinking Workshop & field research in the month of June 2019 (duration approximately 28 days)
  • Able to commit to the setup and opening of the Exhibition in October 2019
  • Shortlist applicants will be contacted for an interview

Submission Requirements

  • Letter of Intent
  • CV (Maximum 3 pages)
  • Portfolio of Exhibitions, Productions or Writings
  • 2 Professional References contacts

Deadline: 31st March 2019

Ketumu Project & Co-Creation Workshop was set up in 2011 by two visual artists from Southeast Asia - Budi Agung Kuswara (Kabul) from Indonesia and Samantha Tio (Mintio) from Singapore. The project's mission is to create a socially conscious & inclusive world with art and creativity. Ketemu Project Space was established in Bali at the beginning of 2015 as a platform for projects and residency programs.