Call for applications
Deadline: 13 January 2014
Application fee: none
The Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds. An award-winning exhibitions venue, research centre, library and sculpture archive, the Institute hosts a year-round programme of exhibitions, conferences and lectures, as well as developing research and publications, to expand the understanding and scholarship of historical and contemporary sculpture.
The Institute is a part of The Henry Moore Foundation and is tasked with the responsibility to study sculpture. Our role is to make a significant impact on the future of art history, placing sculpture right at the centre. We achieve this through an exhibitions and research programme that consistently rethinks how we understand sculpture today. We continue Moore's legacy by making sculpture a necessary and relevant part of contemporary culture.
Research is central to the activities of the Institute. Each year we offer a number of Fellowships to enable researchers of different backgrounds and disciplines to develop their work at the Institute. Research Fellowships are intended for artists, scholars and curators working on historic and contemporary sculpture who can make particular use of the Institute's resources: our Research Library, Archive of sculptors' papers and the Leeds sculpture collections, which we manage in partnership with Leeds Museums and Galleries.
In 2014–15 up to four Research Fellows will be given the opportunity to spend a month in Leeds to develop their own research. In addition we will support up to two six-week Senior Fellowships, which are intended to give established scholars time and space to develop a research project free from usual work commitments. Up to two Senior Fellowships for periods of between four to six weeks will be offered.
Both Fellowships provide accommodation, travel expenses and a per diem.
For more information on the Henry Moore Institute Research Fellowships, visit our website: http://www.henry-moore.org/hmi or contact Kirstie Gregory, Research Programme Assistant by email: [email protected].
To apply for either Fellowship forward a letter of application, a 750-word research proposal that also indicates how you will use our resources, and a CV by Monday 13 January 2014 to [email protected].
Henry Moore Institute
Leeds LS1 3AH