VOPS 24 – Call for Exhibition Curator

Call for Curator

Are you interested in photography, local queer history, exhibitions and archiving? Do you have a flair for the interpretation of artwork, audio-visual representation and organising?

If so then we invite you to apply for the position of Curator to help commemorate the 20th Anniversary of Pride in Malta through photos, information and illustration of individuals and history that make up the heart of the movement.

Photographs, interviews and design will all be published in an exhibition commemorating the milestone, which will be taking place at The Malta Postal Museum in Valletta.

Terms of Reference

– To determine, after consulting the MGRM’s team, the content and form of the exhibition.

– Work closely with MGRM to gather content, and suggest new content when needed.

– Keeping in mind the publication, and videos and photographs taken for the exhibition, in order to strengthen the curatorial concept, interlinking the different aspects of the project.

– To bear in mind the context of the exhibition and where it is to be held.

– Coordinate with MGRM’s team and provide critical input to the exhibition project as well as collect key information and media materials.

– Attend openings and assist with set up/takedown, and communicate about the exhibition.

– Attend discussions/talks in order to bring more online visibility to the exhibition

– In this and all of its projects, MGRM prioritises sustainability and would request that choices and decisions made are not detrimental to the environment.

Eligibility Criteria

Bidders must submit a CV, a quotation (with a maximum bid of €1500) including VAT number, and portfolio with relevant curatorial experience while also demonstrating the ability to produce the work being contracted to the high quality being sought.

Intellectual Property

All intellectual property rights belong to MGRM, the respective donors of the materials, and the photography/videography team

Subcontracting

Individuals may propose working jointly with one or more persons given the tight deadlines envisaged. This must be clearly stated in their submission. Bidders are to attach CV’s of each expert.

Following the adjudication, any subcontracting to third parties other than the selected service provider/s needs to be approved in writing by MGRM other than for technical elements such as translations or proof reading.

Bids are to be sent to MGRM on mgrm@maltagayrights.org. For any queries, please contact Robert Attard on +356 99255559. Deadline is 14th July 2024.

 

TimeLine of Project

Call Deadline Application

14th July 2024

Contracting of Selected Applicant

16th July  2024

Gathering & Merging of Data

26th July 2024

Presentation of Ideas for Artistic Concept 

9th August 2024

Final Draft of Curatorial Plan

23rd August 2024

Printing/Framing 

30th August 2024

Exhibition Setup

6th September 2024

 

 

This project has been funded through the Voluntary Organisations Project Scheme managed by the Malta Council for the Voluntary Sector supported by the Ministry for Inclusion and Voluntary Organisations.
This project reflects the views only of the author, and the MCVS cannot be held responsible for the content or any use which may be made of the information contained therein.