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Curatorial Intensive South Asia 2022

Curatorial Intensive South Asia (CISA) is a fellowship for young curators from South Asia. The program aims to develop a diversity of perspectives on the medium of the exhibition to provide a structured and an experimental inquiry into the possibilities of curatorial practice today. CISA aims to support creative thinking by building an infrastructure for making and exhibiting contemporary art.

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About this edition

We are pleased to announce that Khoj is now accepting applications from emerging curators in South Asia for the 5th edition of the Curatorial Intensive South Asia (CISA) fellowship.

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Applications are now open for

  • 12 young curators from South Asia

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All documents must be submitted in English

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  • Applicants residing in South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, India, Iran, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka) are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants must have realised 2 – 4 curatorial projects


  • Applicants should have completed a course in the humanities (anthropology, art history, cultural studies, musicology, literature or other relevant fields.)

Application Requirements

  • A letter of motivation stating your personal drive as well as your expectations of the programme (maximum: 300 words).
  • A curatorial proposal that will be developed during the course of the fellowship (maximum: 500 words).
  • A CV, including relevant working experience and personal details (Maximum 2 pages).
  • A portfolio of 2-4 curatorial projects; this can include texts, images, catalogues etc.
  • 2 written references from (former) tutors, professors or employers.

This Fellowship Includes

  • A two‐week residential course in Delhi, India from 18th – 29th July 2022 followed by an exhibition curated by the Fellows in December 2022.
  • The modules will be led by a mix of Indian and international professional trainers, practitioners and academics, and will be supplemented with guest lectures by experts.
  • Participation in the residential programme and the exhibition component is mandatory.
  • A completion certificate shall be granted only upon the successful realisation of both components.

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