Igor Zabel Competition

The jury, Cosmin Costinas (BAK, Utrecht), Alenka Gregorič (Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana), Bojana Piškur and Igor Španjol (Moderna galerija), has selected the award winner: Work Studies in Schools curated by Mercedes Vicente.

List of proposals is attached.

Application deadline: March 1st, 2008

Moderna galerija/Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, invites curators to enter for the

Igor Zabel Competition

The winning project will be realized in June 2009 at the Mala galerija (Slovenska cesta 35).

The Igor Zabel Competition is an annual event dedicated to curatorial research in contemporary art. As a longstanding curator at Moderna galerija Igor Zabel emphasised the importance of the dialogue, heterogeneous identities, transparency and contextual captivity of the curator.

Mala galerija (Small Gallery) is a highly frequented free access exhibition space in the centre of Ljubljana that is operated by Moderna galerija. It serves as a venue for artists' personal presentations as well as for innovative presentation methods that enable artists and curators to work closer together. As the projects are conceived especially for the space in Mala galerija each and every project is unique. Over the last decades Mala galerija has hosted exhibitions by numerous internationally renowned artists as well as the most prominent guest curators from all over the world.

Your entry must include:

- a description of the proposed project
- a concept of the show or an outline of a short catalogue essay,
- your biographical data,
- a financial break-down of the costs,
- and visual documentation.

(The documentation will not be returned.)

Please send your entries by regular mail to Moderna galerija, Tomsiceva 14, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, by 1 March 2009, with the annotation "Za Termin Igorja Zabela" on the envelope.

The proposals will be reviewed by an international panel, and the selection made by 15 March 2009.

Additional information: Igor Spanjol, phone +386-1-24 16 841,

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