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European Course for Contemporary Art Curators

The Provincia di Milano, Fondazione Antonio Ratti and the European Commission - Rappresentanza a Milano promote the first edition of the European Course for Contemporary Art Curators in Milan in September 2007. The Course gives opportunity to 11 young European curators to work side by side with an internationally renowned curator, approaching a critical analysis of theoretical and practical aspects of curatorship, and investigating the contemporary art scene.

The Course is a 10-day seminar, with an intensive schedule of lessons held by a Visiting Professor, plus presentations of the participantsí projects, and visits to artists, exhibition spaces and institutions of the territory. Classes are full time, attendance is compulsory. A catalogue will be published following the Course whosr objectives are to:

  • promote reflections questioning the role of the curator, and research projects on contemporary art;
  • set up a working platform that may enable participants to develop further curatorial works; and
  • support contacts between young operators of the European contemporary art scene and encourage international circulation of cultural projects.

Applications must be sent by post by 7 July 2007 to the following address: European Course Contemporary Art Curators, Ufficio Arti Visive Settore Beni Culturali Arti Visive e Musei - Provincia di Milano, Via Vittorio Veneto. Application terms are also available on-line at www.fondazioneratti.org and www.provincia.milano.it/cultura.

Contact: Fondazione Antonio Ratti; tel.: + 39 031 233111 or Provincia di Milano; tel.: +39 02 77406341.