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[Nettime-ro] Open Competition for the LOOKING INSIDE SUB-COMPONENT OF THE ARTS AND CULTURE NETWORK PROGRAM


CONCEPT Foundation

 

Announces:

 

Open Competition for the LOOKING INSIDE SUB-COMPONENT OF THE ARTS AND CULTURE NETWORK PROGRAM

 

Aims

 

The aim of Looking Inside is to organize an East-East program of placements in well established and acknowledged cultural institutions of Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus and Mongolia for art managers and cultural administrators from the region.

The program is addressed to art managers and cultural administrators with professional background in the field, who are interested in sharing experience and knowledge, learning about other cultural practices, and raising their professional skills.

 

The main goals of Looking Inside are:

 

To increase mobility of cultural and arts practitioners who want to implement innovative models of operation in their organization or institution by exploring other cultural practices.

To contribute to share and exchange of competencies, practices, skills and knowledge between arts managers and cultural administrators by organizing placements in well-recognized artistic institutions from the region.

To invest in cultural professionals, who might contribute to significant long-term sustainable changes in culture and the arts in Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and Mongolia.

 

Procedures and Guidelines

 

  • Applicants must be employed by a Romanian state, municipal or private non-profit cultural institution;
  • Basic communication skills in English or the host country’s language are required;
  • Applications should be filled out in English only;
  • The duration of internships is 2-3 weeks, taking place preferably not later than February 2003;
  • Expected grant for one internship should not exceed $3000 for all related expenses (travel, visa, per diems, insurance, accommodation, fee for tutor, small organizational costs concerning intern’s stay).

 

Limitations

 

Students from undergraduate programs and those without some practical experience are not eligible for support. Artists are not eligible to apply unless they perform managerial or administrative functions at cultural organizations/institutions.

 

The deadline for submitting applications is April 2, 2002.

All applications should be submitted in 3 copies and 1 electronic form, to CONCEPT Foundation 14, Pictor Constantin Stahi St., 1st sector, zip code 707642, Bucharest; phone: 01-313 78 72 / 01-311 12 53; e-mail: info {AT} concept.osf.ro; webpage: www.concept.ro.