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ArkDes Fellowship

Call for Fellows: the first ArkDes Fellowship (2018-2019) will be dedicated to Projecting the Future.

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Selection Process

The final decision on applications will be made by an independent jury, the members of which will be announced on February 23, 2018. All applications will be pre-selected based on practical guidelines by an internal body including:

  • Kieran Long, Director
  • Eric De Groat, Deputy Director
  • Monica Sand, Research Coordinator
  • James Taylor-Foster, Curator, Contemporary Architecture and Design
  • Linda Kummel, Strategic Coordinator, Mötesplats [will join ArkDes on March 26, 2018]

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Practical Information

Fellows will have full access to resources within ArkDes, including the library, collection, workspaces, and members of the curatorial and research departments.

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  • Announcement of Call: February 6, 2018
  • Deadline for questions: February 19, 2018  (contact below)
  • ArkDes publishes responses to FAQ: February 23, 2018
  • Deadline for applications: March 19, 2018 at 12 Noon Stockholm time (online interviews with shortlisted candidates may occur before April 13, 2018)
  • Public announcement of 2018-2019 Fellows: May 11, 2018
  • 2018 Fellowship: September 2018 to February 2019



  • Accepted file types: pdf.
    Max. 15MB
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  • Your written research proposal should be no more than 750 words and formatted on a single A4 page [page 1]
  • Although we do not request a resume, a written biography of no more than 250 words, Should be formatted onto a second single A4 page [page 2]
  • Supplemental information relevant to the research proposal, including images, should number no more than 3 additional A4 pages [pages 3-5]
  • Your application should be written in English
  • Submissions should be prepared as a single PDF file at a maximum file size of 15MB and uploaded to this website

As ArkDes is a government authority, personal data submitted by applicants in connection with their application will be made available by law in the case of freedom of information requests.

Questions can be e-mailed to fellowships@arkdes.se before February 19, 2018. Responses to frequently asked questions will be published online no later than February 23, 2018.

There is no entry fee.