Daily Serving/Kadist Art Foundation Writing Fellowship
Deadline: April 5, 2015
Application fee: none
Daily Serving and the Kadist Art Foundation are pleased to announce a call for applications for the inaugural Daily Serving/Kadist Writing Fellowship. The fellowship aims to promote and encourage critical writing on contemporary art practices and discourses, with a particular emphasis in 2015 on the exhibitions and contemporary art events of Mexico City.
The fellowship recipient will receive a $1,000 honorarium in support of his or her contributions to Daily Serving. Over the course of eight months, the Fellow will work under the direction of the editorial team to contribute eight articles and one video interview to Daily Serving. The articles and interview will provide an informed perspective on contemporary art in Mexico City.
Eligibility and Application Guidelines:
Qualified applicants must be: at least 18 years old, based in Mexico City (México, D. F.), and proficient in English. Please see our online application form at https://artpractical.wufoo.com/forms/daily-servingkadist-foundation-writing-fellowship/. There is no cost to apply. Applications close at 5pm (PST) on April 5, 2015.
- A brief letter of interest (in English, maximum 500 words) outlining your motivation for working with Daily Serving and your involvement with contemporary art in Mexico City.
- A one-page résumé with relevant experience, including a bibliography of authored articles.
- Two writing samples (in English, published or unpublished) that exemplify your writing skills and knowledge of contemporary art. These should be a maximum of 1500 words in length, with a preference for exhibition reviews; excerpts from longer texts will be accepted.
- A list of two references, including names, titles, and contact information.
Please do not include additional materials other than those requested.
March 2: First-round applications accepted
April 5: First-round applications close
May 1: Five finalists announced
May 10 to June 7: Each finalist will write and publish one 400-word review on a Mexico City exhibition of their choice in Daily Serving’s “Shotgun Reviews” column. Finalists will work with the Daily Serving editors in taking their articles from drafts to published texts.
June 8: the Daily Serving/Kadist Writing Fellow is announced
Daily Serving is an international platform for the contemporary arts that publishes insightful and informative columns, interviews, and reviews produced by a global network of writers and partners. Daily Serving is dedicated to articulating artists’ voices and representing the practices and issues of the cultural communities in which they participate. www.DailyServing.com
Kadist Art Foundation is a non-profit organization that encourages the contribution of the arts to society. It conducts programs primarily with artists represented in its collection to promote their role as cultural agents. Kadist's collections and productions reflect the global scope of contemporary art, and its programs develop collaborations between Kadist's local contexts and artists, curators, and art institutions worldwide. www.Kadist.org
More information: https://artpractical.wufoo.com/forms/daily-servingkadist-foundation-writing-fellowship/