Published Apr 26, 2022

Call for Applications: IA Current Curator

Application deadline: May 19, 2022

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InterAccess seeks an emerging curator to join the organization under the auspices of the IA Current Program, which supports the professional development of emerging curators and artists interested in new media and electronic arts practices. The IA Current Curator will use their unique vision and critical perspective to research, develop, and execute the 21st annual IA Current Exhibition. 

The exhibition will be presented in-person in InterAccess’s gallery from September 7 – October 8, 2022.

The IA Current Curator will receive a total fee of $1500 upon the public launch of the exhibition.

Eligibility Criteria

+ InterAccess welcomes applications from undergraduate and graduate students in a related field of study, recent graduates, and emerging professionals with fewer than four consecutive years of related professional experience.
+ The IA Current Curator must be available for key dates between May 31, 2022 – October 12, 2022.

InterAccess is committed to equity and strongly encourages applications from equity-seeking communities, including individuals who are Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, LGBTQ-identified, Gender Diverse, Two-Spirit, and Persons with Disabilities. 

Submission Requirements

+ Statement outlining your curatorial interests (250 words maximum)
+ Exhibition proposal including the name of at least one emerging artist you would like to work with (250 words maximum)
+ CV
+ One reference

Only email submissions will be considered. Please send a single PDF file to with the subject line “IA Current Curator Application.” We thank all those who apply, however we will only contact those selected for an interview.


The InterAccess Current (IA Current) program supports the professional development of emerging curators and artists interested in new media and electronic practices. Each year, InterAccess selects an emerging curator, who works closely with InterAccess staff to conceptualize and execute an exhibition of works by emerging artists. “Current” refers to the now, but it is also an energetic charge that causes light, heat, and all manner of electronic life—an apt metaphor for emergent creative practices within the ever-expanding field of new media. 


Image: Sarah Boo, Zoom Princess, 2020. Presented in the 2021 IA Current exhibition Sculpted in Our Image, Forged in Our Minds curated by Tristan Sauer.

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