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Grant Opportunity: International Studio & Curatorial Program: Call for Applications

International Studio &
Curatorial Program (ISCP)


1040 Metropolitan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 1121


The International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) announces an open call
for its residency program. ISCP is a leading nonprofit, residency-based
contemporary art institution for emerging to mid-career artists and
curators from around the world, including the United? States. With 35+
artists and curators in residence at all times, ISCP is a vibrant community
of contemporary art practitioners. The program provides residents with the
space, time, and support to develop new projects. With additional
activities tailored for professional development and public engagement,
ISCP serves as an important platform for producing, presenting and
contextualizing contemporary art through a diverse range of international
perspectives. ISCP’s public programs encourage dialogue and integrate
residents into the cultural landscape of New York City, making ISCP an
exciting hub for contemporary art.


ISCP is currently accepting applications from visual artists and curators
in all disciplines who would like to engage with ISCP’s unique and dynamic
programming and creative community.


The residency program includes 24-hour access to a private furnished studio
space, regular studio visits from Visiting Critics; Field Trips to museums,
galleries and other cultural venues; and participation in Artist Talks and
semi-annual Open Studios (May and November residents only).


Residents at ISCP are also invited to take part in ISCP’s Exhibition
Program and Participatory Projects.


A residency at ISCP is typically three to six months, although artists and
curators can apply for up to one year.


To apply, please visit


Please note our new email application process for Direct Applications. ISCP
accepts applications on a rolling basis and there is no application


About ISCP:


Founded with one sponsored studio in 1994, ISCP has grown into an
internationally recognized institution that has hosted over 1,200 artists
and curators from more than 55 countries. In 2008, ISCP moved from
Manhattan to East Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to an 18,000 square-foot space in
a former factory. This move expanded ISCP’s facilities to 35 studios, an
exhibition gallery and a project space. Since its 2008 expansion and
relocation, ISCP has not only grown dramatically in size and reputation,
but has pioneered a new kind of residency model.


For more information, please visit

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