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Orbitals is a program that takes four curators and researchers to an international location to learn about a different artistic context. During a ten-day guided research trip, the participants, along with members of Mophradat’s team, meet and share experiences with peers in the art scenes and communities they are visiting.
This year’s edition of Orbitals, taking place in November, will be an introduction to some of the art activity in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. The participants will travel together to meet artists and curators, as well as art institutions in both cities. The trip will focus on questions around the right to land, art’s relationship to gentrification, and how to occupy space. Mophradat will cover airfare, travel insurance, and visa costs, and provide participants with accommodation and per diems.
Past editions visited in Delhi and Chandigarh (2019) and Mexico City (2018).
Specific eligibility criteria
In addition to complying with the general eligibility criteria that you can read here, please note the following:
*Please note that due to the high volume of applications and the confidentiality of the selection process, Mophradat cannot provide individual feedback explaining why an application was not selected.
For any questions, please email grants [at] mophradat [dot] org.