Curatorial Residency in Stockholm (CRIS) is a collaboration between the Nordic Art Association in Sweden and Jonatan Habib Engqvist, curator and writer.
During their residency period, curators live in central Stockholm and can immerse themselves in the local art scene. It was conceived in 2015 as free-space for curators. Previous guests include:
Previous guests: Elena Agudio (IT), Riksa Afiati (D), Abir Boukhari (SY), Inesa Brasiske (LT), Övul O. Durmusoglu (TU), Marina Fokidis (GR), Sylvie Fortin (CA), Eva González-Sancho (ES), Juha Huskonen (FI), Adam Kleinmann (US) Lorenzo Sandoval (ES), Viktorija Šiaulytė (ES), Marina Vale Noronha (BRA), Amara Antilla (US), Basak Senova (TR), Joanna Sokołowska (PL), Berit Schuck (DE/EG), Maria-Thalia Carras & Olga Hatzidaki, Locus Athens (GR), Iaroslav Volov (RU). CRIS has also been able to send Swedish curators to Egypt, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Iran and Turkey.
The project has been supported from multiple sources, including Nordisk Kulturfond, the Swedish Arts Council, the city of Stockholm, Institut français de Suède, the Spanish embassies in Stockholm, Oslo and Tallinn, The Estonian Contemporary Art Development Center, Kultur Skåne, Tjeckiska centret Stockholm, Danish Arts Foundation as well as several local collaborations. CRIS is also partner with FRAME Finland and CCA Estonia in the Nordic-Baltic Curatorial Exchange programme.