Curate, a global competition organized by Qatar Museums Authority and Fondazione Prada to find new curating talent is accepting entries online on www.curateaward.org until 31 December 2013.
Curate opens up and challenges people’s ideas of what an exhibition can be. It will provide one winner with the unprecedented opportunity to curate the exhibition of their dreams.
A world-renowned Jury will judge ideas on their creativity and social significance, rewarding those with a contemporary and culturally relevant point of view. They will be looking for an exemplary exhibition that is both far-sighted and critical to the future. Participation in the competition is not limited to aspiring or established curators, but is open to anyone with a great concept for creative expression, with the emphasis on encouraging young people to compete, whether as individuals or as collaborative groups.
To enter, upload a video and a one page document that explains your concept to Curate website on www.curateaward.org. The video must be no longer than two minutes and no bigger than 250MB. Supported formats include .mov .mp4 .avi .wmv and .flv. The one page document should be no longer than 500 words and include: statement of intent and list of materials/works used in your exhibition. Supported formats include .doc .docx .txt .pdf.
Curate key dates:
Applications close: 12.00 GMT Tuesday 31 December 2013
Finalists announced: Spring 2014
Winner announced: April 2014