About Travel Grant Program
Launched in 2005, CIMAM’s Travel Grant Program is designed to foster cooperation and cultural exchange between contemporary art curators and museums directors in emerging and developing economies and their counterparts in other regions of the world.
A new approach to space and time to design an alternative curatorial residency experience
CIMAM, the International Committee of Museums and Collections of Modern Art, in collaboration with OCA ─ Office for Contemporary Art of Norway, has successfully concluded the first StayHome Online Curatorial Residency program blazing the trail to a new residency format focused on fostering slow-thinking, enjoyable-reasoning, and strong-connectivity.
Meet the 2020 StayHome Curatorial Online Residency grantees
CIMAM awards three contemporary art professionals for the StayHome Curatorial Online Residency grants, funded by OCA –Office for Contemporary Art Norway.
3 contemporary art curators residing in Norway awarded to take part in CIMAM’s StayHome Curatorial Online Residency generously funded by OCA – Office for Contemporary Art Norway.
StayHome Curatorial Online Residency
Thanks to the generous support of OCA – Office for Contemporary Art Norway, CIMAM offers three grants for the StayHome Curatorial Online Residency to young contemporary art museum directors and curators residing in Norway. Candidates Sámi or from diaspora backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Selection Committee Travel Grants
Travel grant applications are evaluated and conferred by CIMAM’s Travel Grant Committee, composed by members of the CIMAM Board, and the Travel Grant Funder. The 2020–22 Travel Grant Program committee consists of three CIMAM board members: Agustín Pérez Rubio, Eugene Tan, Victoria Noorthoorn and Ernestine White-Mifetu.
CIMAM Precedent Grantees
Since 2005 over 300 young curators and museum directors from emerging economies have been awarded support to attend CIMAM’s Annual Conference. Over the years CIMAM’s travel grantees have constituted a remarkable group of professionals who have later become important protagonists in today’s modern and contemporary art museums and collections.