We are excited to announce an opportunity for academics and professional cultural practitioners to join the CONTESTED DESIRES: Constructive Dialogues (CDCD) Ethics Advisory Group.

Supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, CDCD is a three-year arts and heritage programme that engages contemporary artists in exploring the complex legacy of European colonialism and its impact on our cultural identities.

More about the opportunity
Duration: June 2024 – December 2026
Fee: €4500
Application deadline: 28 June 2024

As part of the Ethics Advisory Group, you will:
– Participate in six working group meetings (online and in-person).
– Attend capacity-building workshops and the final CDCD conference.
– Develop an ethical framework to support artistic research and audience engagement.

We are looking for experts in:
– Socially engaged arts, heritage, and culture.
– Colonial and decolonial heritage.
– Identity constructs (nationalities, ethnicities, gender, race).
– Environmental and climate justice.
– Anti-racism.

For more information on the selection and application process, please visit our partner BJCEM’s website.

Join us in this transformative journey to explore and understand our shared colonial past through artistic expression and dialogue.

The CDCD partnership extends from Europe to Chile and Ghana, including ECCOM (IT), D6:EU (CY), Interarts (ES), Xarkis (CY), BJCEM (BE), La Bonne (ES), La Fabrique (TN), H410 (NL), Creative Court (NL), Pro Progressione (HU), Museum of Civilizations (IT), Museo Egizio (IT), National Museum of Natural History and Science (PT); associate partners Cyprus University of Technology (CY), D6: Culture in Transit (UK) and Larnaca European Capital of Culture 2030 (CY); and sub-contractors the Research Centre for Museums and Galleries at the University of Leicester (UK), the Nubuke Foundation (GH) and Museo del a Memoria (CL).

Find out more here.