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24 Oct 2022

UK | Residency for curators based in Central or Eastern Europe

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Delfina Foundation, in partnership with Kunsthalle Praha, calls for applications from curators based in Central and Eastern Europe for a three-week residency in London, from 3 to 23 April 2023.

Alongside gaining time and space to develop their work, Delfina Foundation’s residents participate in a bespoke programme that includes: 

  • Guided visits to museums, galleries, non-profits, artist- run spaces and studios, as well as trips to institutions outside London
  • Opportunities to meet and engage with artists, curators, academics and researchers through organised presentations, studio visits, events and meals
  • Professional development activities including presentations and crits, portfolio reviews, and mentoring activities
  • Collaborative exchange between residents through informal gatherings, crits and meals

Applicants receive the following

A three-week residency at Delfina Foundation, including: 

  • A return economy-class flight
  • Airport transfers in the UK
  • Reimbursement of visa fee (if required) 
  • A living allowance of 30 GBP per day
  • A materials budget of 200 GBP
  • Local travel pass for London Underground and buses
  • A single bedroom with a desk at Delfina Foundation – a house which hosts up to eight residents with shared facilities, including: bathrooms, laundry rooms, a kitchen, library and dining room 


  • The recipient must be a citizen (or be based there with a long-term residence permit) AND currently living and working in one of the following countries: Belarus, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine.
  • They must be seeking an opportunity to develop their practice
  • They must be able to explain how the experience of an international residency may benefit their career development and local networks
  • They must be proficient in English. 

Application guidelines 

Deadline: 24 October 2022