DASH Curatorial Commission Project

DASH, Arnolfini, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA) and Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) are working together on a three-year programme of curatorial commissions, providing individual residencies for three artists/ curators who identify as Disabled people. The Curatorial Commission Project, the first of its kind in the UK, will give the successful candidate the opportunity to draw upon the expertise and
mentoring of specialist curators across the whole of MAC’s artistic spectrum. During the twelve month residency the successful candidate will receive mentoring support and work shadowing, working towards developing and delivering an agreed curatorial project right in the heart of MAC.

The successful applicant will be offered:
• Curator’s fee fixed at £12,000
• Curator’s expenses a maximum of £5,000
• £8,000 towards exhibition costs

For further information and details of how to apply:

Further calls will be announced in Spring 2019 at MIMA and Arnolfini.

Opportunity Type


Contact Name

Mike Laywood

Contact Email




Start Date

10th December 2018

Closing Date

20th January 2019