Call for Applications
Valeria Napoleone XX Contemporary Art Society (VN XX CAS) is a joint initiative of philanthropist Valeria Napoleone and the Contemporary Art Society. The purpose of the initiative is to support the acquisition of significant works by female artists for Contemporary Art Society Museum Members.
VN XX CAS acts as a focal point for debate on gender inequality in the arts. It intends to provoke an examination of collecting practice and the wider effect beyond the acquisition of the awarded work.
The initiative is open to all Contemporary Art Society Museum Members, and the successful applicant will make a strong case for addressing the representation of female artists within their existing collections. Deadline for applications is 27 May, 10.00am.
The successful museum will undertake a period of research supported by the Contemporary Art Society and Valeria Napoleone.
Museum Members considering applying to VN XX CAS are advised to arrange to speak personally with the curatorial staff at the Contemporary Art Society before submitting an expression of interest. More detailed application guidelines will be provided at this point.
To set up an appointment for a conversation with a member of Contemporary Art Society’s curatorial staff please contact Christine Takengny, Senior Curator, Museums Acquisitions, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Aliza Nisenbaum, ‘Susan, Aarti, Keerthana and Princess, Sunday in Brooklyn’, 2018. Image courtesy the artist and Mary Mary, Glasgow