Open call for CPR 2017: The Baltic Sea

The Curatorial Program for Research (CPR) is pleased to announce its open call for curators for CPR 2017: The Baltic Sea, visiting cities across Denmark, Estonia, Norway and Sweden.

CPR’s fifth fully-funded research program will take place from September 24 – October 18, 2017. Hosted by local institutions and independent curators, the program gathers a cohort of up to eight curators, and offers daily visits to artist studios and local arts institutions, complemented by readings about local socio-political history, arts, and culture. Following the trip, each curator is asked to submit a proposal for a project in his/her home city, and one winning proposal will be awarded a production grant.

For application guidelines and further information, please visit Both independent curators and those with institutional affiliations may apply; only applicants with 2+ years of professional experience will be considered. A jury including Carmen Ferreyra, CPR Director and Founder; Karin Laansoo, Director, Estonian Contemporary Art Development Center; Susanne Ewerlöf, Director, Curator and Founder, Verkstad Konsthall, Sweden; and Jonatan Habib Engqvist, Independent Curator and Founding Director Curatorial Residency in Stockholm (CRIS), will select the participants.

Applications are due March 15, 2017.

Applicants will be notified by April 15, 2017.


For more information, please contact

Application form:


Text: CPR’s newsletter 02/2017

Image: Karel Koplimets, Project Case No. 11 TALSINKI