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European Course of Contemporary Art Curators (CECAC)

Call for Applications

The Province of Milan, the Fondazione Antonio Ratti, and the Delegation of the European Commission in Milan promote the second edition of the European Course of Contemporary Art Curators (CECAC). The course, curated by Roberto Pinto and Gabi Scardi, offers young European curators the opportunity to work side by side with an internationally renowned Visiting Professor, approaching a critical analysis of theoretical and practical aspects of curatorship and of the contemporary art scene. The course also represents an occasion to establish new connections between young operators from different European countries, set up a working platform that may enable the participants to develop further curatorial projects, and encourage international circulation of cultural initiatives.

The course has a 10-days seminar structure, featuring an intensive schedule of theoretical and practical lessons held by the Visiting Professor, presentations of the participants' projects and visits to exhibition spaces and institutions of the territory. Classes are full time, attendance is compulsory. A catalogue/essay collection with texts by all the participants will be published following the course.

The call is open to citizens of the European Union over 18. No study certificate is required. The applications must be sent by 16 June 2008 to: European Course for Contemporary Art Curators (CECAC), Ufficio Arti Visive Settore Beni Culturali Arti Visive e Musei - Provincia di Milano, Via Vittorio Veneto 2, 20124 Milan, Italy.

For details, please see www.fondazioneratti.org or www.provincia.milano.it/cultura