network of self-managed artistic residency spaces calls for a place for a pilot management and mediation residence in Latin America.
Purpose of the call: The purpose of this call is to select a resident cultural manager who collaborates in the tasks of management, coordination and mediation of the Network. The called residence is itinerant, being the spaces designated in this first call for the reception of the resident Casa 3 Patios and Taller 7 in Medellín; Place to Doubts in Cali (Colombia) and Crac in Valparaíso (Chile). The residency is initially convened for a year, and with the option of a second year if there is interest from the parties. The residency period begins on September 1, 2011 and runs until August 31, 2012. It comprises 9 months of work in the mentioned residency programs and 3 months in which the selected candidate will reside in his / her usual place.
It is an Ibero-American platform of spaces for research, production and exhibition of contemporary art and culture that have in common managing residency programs for creators.
The Network brings together a set of spaces and programs whose specific formats and objectives are diverse, this diversity being a value that you want to preserve. The legal and administrative structures of the member programs are also diverse, which are both private initiative and mixed public-private initiative.
The Network is created as a consequence of a political desire for regional integration and an affective desire for relationships among its members. Its objective as a group is to achieve representation and dialogue in the micro and macro international and local cultural policy. The integration of new members to the Network is given exclusively by invitation of the group that currently forms it.
The Network has been working as such since November 2008. This is its first call for a joint residency, a pilot experience that it considers pioneering.
This project is an initiative of residencias_en_red [Iberoamerica], carried out with the support of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation through a network project of the Cultural Centers of Spain in São Paulo (Brazil), Lima (Peru), Montevideo (Uruguay) and Buenos Aires, Córdoba and Rosario (Argentina).