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Application Deadline Extended l The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Greater China Research Grant 2016

Application Deadline Extended l The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Greater China Research Grant 2016

The application deadline has been extended to 30 November 2016, 6pm HKT.

Last call for proposals for Asia Art Archive’s (AAA) The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Greater China Research Grant. With support from The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation, the grant offers one-year fellowships to up to three individuals to study the AAA collection and develop historical research projects on topics relating to contemporary art in Mainland China, Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong.

With a panel of judges, including curators and scholars in the field, AAA will assess applicants based on their knowledge of contemporary art in the Greater China region, relevant experience in the field, proposed methodology, and research feasibility.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

Scope

Applicants are welcome to draw on AAA’s extensive collection of primary source documents from the Greater China region, and are encouraged to propose their own topics. Applicants can develop research proposals that explore specific periods of time, themes, or phenomena in contemporary art from a broad Chinese context.

Eligible Applicants

Postgraduates (including pre-doctoral fellows) with a research focus on contemporary art or Greater China studies, and independent scholars and writers with solid research and publication track records.

Project Completion

The selected project is expected to begin in Dec 2016 and to complete by Dec 2017.

The top grantee will be required to submit interim reports updating AAA on his or her progress. Upon completion, the top grantee must submit to AAA all documents and original materials collected during the course of the project, a written paper, a complete bibliography, and an inventory of collected materials. The project will conclude with two public presentations by the grantee in Jan–Feb 2018 (one at AAA, Hong Kong).

Runner(s)-up will be required to submit a final paper and give a public presentation in Hong Kong or their relevant city.

Applicants are required to provide tentative timelines for the project.

Budget

AAA will award US$15,000 (approx. HK$120,000) to the top grantee. Budgets should allow for a two-month residency in Hong Kong; research trips to Mainland China, Taiwan, and/or Macau during the AAA residency; and acquisition of new materials.

Up to two runners-up will be awarded US$5,000 (approx. HK$40,000) each for their research projects.

Applicants are required to provide line item budgets with their proposals.

Enquires & Proposal Submission

Please send enquiries and proposals to Asia Art Archive via email to research@aaa.org.hk with:

• CV (academic history, relevant past projects, and at least two references)
• Research project description (objectives, approach, and background)
• Tentative timeline
• Budget proposal

Applicants may be contacted for additional information.

Application Deadline:
30 Nov 2016, 6pm HKT

Asia Art Archive (AAA) is an independent non-profit organisation initiated in 2000 in response to the urgent need to document and make accessible the multiple recent histories of art in the region. With one of the most valuable collections of material on art freely available from its website and onsite library in Hong Kong, AAA builds tools and communities to collectively expand knowledge through research, residency, and educational programmes.

Asia Art Archive
11/F, Hollywood Centre, 233 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Tel: + 852 2844 1112 | Website: http://www.aaa.org.hk

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STUDIO MUSEUM HARLEM Curatorial Fellowship — application due Jan. 31st!

CURATORIAL FELLOWSHIP

The Curatorial Fellowship is designed to provide in-depth curatorial experience for a
recent graduate who has earned a baccalaureate or graduate-level degree, with a
concentration in Art History, Curatorial Studies, Visual Culture or a related field.
Applicants must not be currently enrolled in an academic program. Applicants must be of
culturally diverse background and should have a keen interest in curating, excellent
writing and research skills, and knowledge of the contemporary art world. Applicants
must also currently reside in New York City.

The Curatorial Fellow will work under the direction of the Assistant Curators. The
Curatorial Fellow will be responsible for providing administrative assistance to the
curatorial department; developing interpretive materials such as wall text and object
labels; working with permanent collections manager to develop and organize image
database; and developing and mounting a curatorial project in the Studio Museum’s
galleries.
The Curatorial Fellowship is a paid, year-long commitment requiring 30 hours per week
in the office (not to include weekends.) Applicants must be able to handle multiple
projects at once. Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop is required. Foreign language skills
may be helpful.
To apply, please submit a cover letter that includes one paragraph outlining curatorial
interests, resume, two letters of recommendation, and a writing sample no greater than
five pages. International applicants must have a working visa.
Application deadline: January 31, 2013
(please note materials must be received by this date)
Fellowship begins: February 11, 2013
Please email application materials and any questions to internships@studiomuseum.org
in PDF format. Please place “Curatorial Fellowship” in the subject line.
Materials may also be mailed to:
The Studio Museum in Harlem
Attn: Fellowship Program
144 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027

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