The Banff International Curatorial Institute (BICI) encompasses a range of activities including events, residencies, symposia, and publications. A program of the Walter Phillips Gallery, BICI provides research-based programs and fellowships for curators, arts writers, theorists, artists, and academics to explore curatorial research, pedagogy and practice, visual art criticism and writing.
Co-led by faculty Tina Campt and Macarena Gómez-Barris with guest lecturers Saidiya Hartman and Jack Halberstam, Art, Writing, Practice is a residency and public symposia on art writing with a particular focus on experimental forms. A program of the Banff International Curatorial Institute, Art, Writing, Practice is open to writers, critics, scholars, curators, and creative writers interested in arts-based writing and seeking mentorship in this field. Participants will have the opportunity to undertake work on a self-directed art-based writing project; attend talks by lead faculty and guest lecturers; participate in seminars; and engage in a public reading of their work.
Artists & writers can apply on the Banff Centre website. Deadline to apply: February 7 | Program Dates: July 2–19, 2024.