Call for External Evaluation Expert: Contested Desires: Constructive Dialogues
The Contested Desires: Constructive Dialogues (CDCD) consortium is seeking an Evaluation Expert with a strong background in cultural exchange and participation. This freelance role involves advising on data collection and contributing to reports, supporting the programme evaluation conducted by the consortium. CDCD is a three-year programme (2024-2026), co-funded by the EU Creative Europe programme, engaging contemporary artists to examine the legacy of European colonialism through museum collections and heritage sites. The Evaluation Expert will support ECCOM (Italy) by reviewing project documentation, participating in online meetings, attending four in-person events, and contributing to the final evaluation report. Candidates should have over 5 years of experience in project evaluation, particularly in cultural exchange, and be proficient in English. Proposals are due by June 28th, 2024. For inquiries or additional information, please contact Pascuala Migone at migone@eccom.it. More information and the complete text of the Open Call are available here. Follow the project updates on www.contesteddesires.eu, on Instagram and Facebook. Join us in shaping a meaningful dialogue around Europe's complex colonial history and its contemporary impact.
Call for International Experts: Join the CONTESTED DESIRES: Constructive Dialogues Ethics Advisory Group
Supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, CONTESTED DESIRES: Constructive Dialogues (CDCD) seeks four International Experts for its Ethics Advisory Group. This three-year arts and heritage programme, in which the experts’ engagement is necessary for the period from June 2024 to December 2026, addresses the legacy of European colonialism through contemporary art across 11 countries, including the Netherlands, Italy, and Ghana. CDCD engages artists in exploring the impacts of colonialism on modern cultural identities, connecting museums, research centers, universities, and cultural producers globally. The Ethics Advisory Group will ensure ethical engagement with artists and communities, guiding the programme’s activities. Key tasks include participating in six working group meetings, attending workshops, and developing an ethical framework. Meetings will be held online and in-person in locations such as Rome, Italy, and Larnaca, Cyprus. Travel and accommodation costs are covered by the programme. Professionals from the cultural field, including academics and visual artists with expertise in socially engaged arts, heritage, identity constructs, environmental justice, and anti-racism, are encouraged to apply. Proficiency in English and experience in developing ethical frameworks are essential. Submit your Expression of Interest by 28 June 2024 via email to Clymene Christoforou at clymene@d6.eu. Include a one-page letter detailing your interest and suitability, and a CV with relevant links. Short-listed candidates will be invited for an informal discussion in the first week of July 2024. More information and the complete text of the Open Call are available here. For more information, visit www.contesteddesires.eu and follow the project activities on Instagram and Facebook.