EUNIC in Russia Curatorial Exchange Project 2012

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EUNIC in Russia is delighted to announce two events dedicated to the EUNIC curatorial exchange project. A young generation of Russian curators, working today both freelance and for cultural institutions in both Moscow and numerous dynamic cultural centres in Russia’s regions, will decisively shape the exhibitions and cultural life of the country in the future; modernizing and developing exhibition centres, biennales and institutions. Working experience in other countries can support their development. 
 
 In 2011 winners of the young curators competition had internships with: Haus der Kunst (Germany), Die Springerin and Tranzit (Austria), Kalmar konstmuseum (Sweden), Centre Pompidou-Metz (France), Anaid Art Gallery (Romania) and Turner Contemporary (the UK).    
 
12 March , 18:00 / EUNIC: CURATORIAL EXCHANGE PROGRAMME FOR RUSSIAN CURATORS: OUTCOMES AND PERSPECTIVES
NCCA – National Centre for Contemporary Arts 
Moscow, Zoologicheskaya str, 13, bld. 2  
 
On the 12th of March EUNIC in Russia will present at the NCCA the results of the 2011 Programme and will announce the next round of the competition. The call for application 2012 will be open announced on the website www.russia.eunic-online.eu on the 20th of March 2012.
  
Emerging curators who have completed internships at museums and galleries of Austria, France, Germany, Romania, Sweden and the UK are going to make presentations together with their colleagues from the hosting placements:

 
13 March, 19:00 / ROUND TABLE “EDUCATING THE NEXT GENERATION OF RUSSIAN AND EUROPEAN ART CURATORS”  
Strelka Institute of Media, Architecture and Design
Moscow, Bersenevskaya Embankment, 14, building 5A 

On the 13th of March at Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design there will be a round table aimed at discussing the challenges and opportunities in educating the next generation of art curators in Russia and Europe. 
 
The speakers will be representatives of European art institutions involved in the EUNIC project as well as:

During the event you will also have the unique opportunity to talk to our special guests from the Great Britain: Michael Stanley, Director Modern Art Oxford; Laurence Sillars, Chief Curator BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art; Sally Tallant, Director Liverpool Biennial; Achim Borchardt-Hume, Chief Curator Whitechapel Gallery; Andrea Schlieker, Curator Folkestone Triennial; Stephen Feeke, Curator and Administrator New Art Centre Roche Court; Nick Cullinan, Curator International Modern Art Tate Modern; Karen MacKinnon, Curator Glynn Vivian; Kate Brindley, Director MIMA, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art; Simon Martin, Head of Curatorial Services Pallant House Gallery 
 
Organizers: the Austrian Cultural Forum Moscow, British Council Russia, Embassy of Sweden in Moscow, Goethe Institut MoskauInstitut français de Russie, Romanian Cultural Institute.

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