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Curatorial Proposal Outline

GUIDELINES / CHECKLIST FOR CURATORIAL PROPOSAL EXHIBITION FRAMEWORK / CONCEPT: 200 words As this is the rst stage of the proposal do not make it heavily theoretical, but it clear and to the point You should include some underpinnings of theoretical references If the idea is based on a particular historical, political or art historical theory you should make this clear (if you nd it is essential and provides grounding). Summarise any theories as much as possible SUPPORT INFORMATION: 100 words Explain why and how this exhibition is appropriate for the venue/organisation (history, previous exhibitions, programming goals, commitment, resonates with mission, could mention previous exhibitions) Why and how the organisation can benet from showing this exhibition? Location/specicity DESCRIPTION OF ACTUAL WORKS: Artist (total number, names and location) Are they new commission, or presentation of existing work or combination List of works (slides w/sizes or dvd) WHAT WILL BE ON DISPLAY: 150 words

Describe the environment (installation-3 video screens in one room with seating in the centre, etc) Illustrate experience (objects, sizes, layout, equipment, etc) TARGET AUDIENCE: 100 words Illustrate awareness of expected audience and potential audience Discuss how this type of exhibition can engage other audiences Example of type of programme to engage two types of audiences i.e. German artist, IFA gives travel and accommodation for exhibit outside Germany-will assist development to seek funds PROGRAMMING & EDUCATION: 100 words Suggestions of talks or speakers in relation to exhibition Types of education programmes MATERIALS NEEDED TO PRESENT WORK Dependent on type of art works to be presented (equipment, build out, etc) What will be needed to create new work? What is needed to present piece(s) RESOURCES NEEDED Staff Assistance to make it Research (artist may need this type of information or assistance from Curator) Negotiation of resources and artist needs If in non-traditional space or on site (environment, permissions, etc)

If you have suggestions for where to source specics that is helpful SCHEDULE Planning Production time Installation / De-installation Run of exhibition PARTNERS Possible collaborators and why they are ideal for partnerships (copresentation) Link-ups (others needed for project or would like to have as part of project) BUDGET Present work and/or make work (framing, equipment) Installation of works (placement, plinths, sculpture, build out, walls, seating) Artist fees Speaker fees Tech Fees Carpenter fees Documentation (photos, video, etc) Evaluation FUNDING: (Not needed but good idea to demonstrate your knowledge) Secured (need to nd out if there is any money in place) Potential (Strategic stance to support project)

Identifying potential funding will be helpful to the development team and gives the impression of your understanding of funding mechanisms. MARKETING Specic ideas can be helpful if this exhibition has a target audience or is of a specic nature.

TARGET AUDIENCE: 100 words Illustrate awareness of expected audience and potential audience Discuss how this type of exhibition can engage other audiences Example of type of programme to engage two types of audiences i.e. German artist, IFA gives travel and accommodation for exhibit outside Germany-will assist development to seek funds *RESEARCH & PREPARATION Travel needed to do research Contacts to make Library in house if not where or what (specic type location for research)