Moving image curators development and exchange programme

We are seeking applications from Vietnamese emergent curators and programmers who have some experience of working with moving image to take part in a programme in London in October 2017. The programme will offer participants access to the artists section of the London Film Festival and Frieze Art Fair, workshops and talks and an opportunity to present their work as part of a symposium organised in collaboration with the University of Westminster. The programme will provide opportunities to develop knowledge of the contemporary UK art and film scenes, to share skills and build new networks both with the UK and other participant countries with the aim of building future exchange and collaboration. The programme is organised in the UK by LUX, the UK's agency for the support and promotion of artists working with the moving image.

The successful candidate should be able to communicate fluently in English. He/she will be fully funded for a one-week trip to London, UK during 4–9 October 2017. This offer is dependent on the successful candidate’s ability to acquire an entry visa to the UK.

To apply please send you application package to vnarts@britishcouncil.org.vn by 24 August 2017. The successful candidate will be informed by 1 September 2017. 

Your application package should include:

- your CV and a cover letter in English stating why you would like to take part in and what you would like to get out of the programme, including a short outline of how you propose to share your experience of the trip with your peers upon return (maximum one page)

- links to the work that you propose to show as part of the symposium.

For more information, contact:

Hong Pham
Arts Manager
British Council in Vietnam
20 Thuy Khue, Hanoi
T +84 1800 1299 ext 1932
hong.pham@britishcouncil.org.vn

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About LUX, UK

LUX is an international arts agency that supports and promotes artists’ moving image practices and the ideas that surround them. Founded in 2002 as a charity and not-for-profit limited company, the organisation builds on a long lineage of predecessors (The London Film-Makers’ Co-operative, London Video Arts and The Lux Centre) which stretch back to the 1960s.

The only organisation of its kind in the UK, LUX represents the country’s only significant collection of artists’ film and video, and is the largest distributor of such work in Europe. LUX works with a large number of major institutions including museums, galleries, festivals and educational establishments, as well as directly with the public and artists. The organisation’s main activities are distribution, exhibition, publishing, education, research, and professional development support for artists and arts professionals.

https://lux.org.uk/ 

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