Call for Participants: The 6th Asian Museum Curators' Conference

4. Obligations

To make two presentations during the conference:

  • Presentation 1
    A 10 minute introduction on the background of the individuals' curatorial practice and context within which s/he works. Institutional curators may also wish to include some background on the mission statement and programming of their institution / organisation. This may include the collection of the institution, exhibition and collection strategies and other research/public/education programmes
  • Presentation 2
    A 20 minute presentation on a subject related to the topics outlined in the concept note. Participants may choose to use the power point slide format or any other format that suits the presentation content. These presentations will be part of a round-table discussion that will take place in several sessions over the course of each day.

Topics include:

  • a. Political Curation: Audiences v/s Publics
  • b. Historicizing Art Events, Archives and Collections
  • c. Design and the Spaces of Curation
  • d. Alternative Art and Curation

5. Financial provisions


  • Local transportation cost, including airport transfer in New Delhi on October 18 only, but excluding airport transfer in Bangalore
  • Coordination of site visits and logistics during the conference


  • International/domestic airfare (Airport of embarkation -- New Delhi -- Bangalore --Airport of disembarkation)
  • Accommodation (New Delhi 9,200JPY per night + Bangalore 10,350JPY per night))
  • Local transportation outside the transportation between designated sites in the program
  • Meals, except for one official dinner and one official lunch during the program
  • Travel insurance
  • Per diem

6. Details of Travel

6-1. Transportation-Flight

The participants are expected to arrange for their own flights:

  1. (1)Airport of embarkation to New Delhi
  2. (2)New Delhi to Bangalore
    *Participants are requested to book the following flight:
    JET AIRWAYS flight 9W 834
    8.05 pm - 10.40 pm New Delhi - Bangalore
    *Alternatively, Kingfisher flight IT 207
    8.50 pm - 11.30 pm New Delhi - Bangalore
  3. (3)Bangalore to airport of disembarkation

-Airport transfer
Free airport transfer is arranged between the airport in New Delhi and Hotel Oscar on those participants arriving on October 18 only.


The organizers will book the hotels on behalf of the participants. The participants are asked to pay the amount when checking in.

In Delhi:
Check in: Monday, October 18, 2010 / Check out: October 19, 2010
Duration of Stay: 1 Night

Hotel Oscar
Cost : Rs 4050 (incl. breakfast and taxes) per night
Add : C-2/11, Safdarjung Development Area, Hauzkhas, New Delhi
Tel : +91-11-26515151
Fax : +91 11-26515150

In Bangalore:
Check in: Tuesday, October 19, 2010 / Check out: Saturday, October 23, 2010
Duration of Stay: 3 Nights, 4 Days

St. Marks Hotel
Cost : Rs. 4000 (incl. breakfast) + taxes per night
Add: 4/1, St. Mark's Road, Bangalore - 560001
Tel : +91 80 40019000 / 22279090
Fax : +91 80 22275700

6-3. Miscellaneous

  1. (1) Participants who wish to travel with their partners and/or children are asked to consult the organizers beforehand. (The organizers will cover the local transportation fee of the participant only).
  2. (2) The organizers will not bear any responsibility of the participants before the arrival in New Delhi on October 18 and after the closing of the conference on October 22.


Curators who are interested in participating are asked to send the following documents to the organizers by no later than Tuesday, August 31, 2010 by post or e-mail.
(1) Acceptance of Invitation Form (English) (PDF:56KB)
(2) An abstract of the presentation (English) (PDF:46KB)

Please send the documents with your full name, affiliation, and address in Japanese to the following:

FURUICHI Yasuko (Ms.)
Visual Arts Section, Arts and Culture Dept.
4-4-1 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0004
Tel: 03-5369-6062 Fax: 03-5369-6038

Please send the documents to the following:

Mohit KAYCEE (Ms.)
India Foundation for the Arts
Apurva, Ground Floor,
No 259 4th Cross, RMV IInd Stage, IInd Block
Bangalore - 560094
Tel: 91-80-23414681/82

*General inquiry on the program and travel should be directed to the India Foundation for the Arts.

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