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KINGS Artist-Run provides a location for contemporary art practice, supporting distinctive experimental projects by artists at all stages of their careers. KINGS assists and promotes the development of solo exhibitions, group and thematic projects, along with a program of events that includes performance, film screenings and talks.
The gallery program is the heart of KINGS Artist-Run and each year we look to deliver a program that investigates concepts current to contemporary art practice. The annual exhibition program at KINGS is formed around individual exhibition projects interspersed with thematic curatorial projects. Therefore each half-year of the exhibition and event program involves a thematic grouping of focused projects evoking and forming a discourse around specific subjects, supported by allied events and talks.
Notably, KINGS Artist-Run welcomes:
Proposals are to be emailed in a single pdf file to firstname.lastname@example.org and are to include:
Front Gallery $975
Middle Gallery $975
Side Gallery $500
Successful applicants will be offered a three-week exhibition plus one-week install. Please contact us if you wish to clarify any aspects of our gallery programming, or if you would like to discuss challenging installs or ambitious projects with the committee prior to submission.
This program aims to provide a platform and opportunity for emerging arts writers to further critical discourse around the KINGS Exhibition Program.
The program will seek to connect writers with relevant practitioners from the Exhibition Program, in order to develop an accompanying piece of written text. Participants will receive critical feedback & editorial assistance in the development of their pieces, as well as the possibility for dialogue with the other writers and artists associated with KINGS. The writing developed throughout the six month period will be presented as catalogue material distributed within the gallery for the respective exhibition as well as available to download through the KINGS Artist-run website.
Applications close midnight on Friday 2 February, 2018.
More information: 2018 KINGS EWP Callout
Any queries about the 2018 Emerging Writers’ Program can be directed to email@example.com.