The NLE Curatorial Lab (NLE Lab) is a socially conscious platform for experimentation in curating, and a professional development program for emerging curators and arts professionals interested in direct experience curating in an expanded field.

NLE Lab will be partnering in Spring 2019 with Kings County Hospital Center in East Flatbush, Brooklyn. The over-arching theme of the collaboration is “wellness.”

Program dates are March 5 – June 29, 2019, with the exhibition culminating in June.

Check back in September for application details!

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with a final application deadline of January 14.
Applicants will be notified within four weeks of application.

  • NLE Lab extends No Longer Empty’s mission to curate site-responsive and community-centered exhibitions and programs in unique spaces.
  • With a focus on research, project-based learning, and collaboration, NLE Lab is designed to deepen an understanding of the development of exhibitions and related programming within a specific urban context.
  • The program includes a curriculum of critical readings, guest speakers, site/historical research, studio/exhibition visits, and incorporates community engagement as a fundamental component in the formation of curatorial themes.