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Job: Associate Curators, Dublin Contemporary

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Friday, June 11. 2010 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities
This city wide celebration of Irish and International art is intended to shine a light on Ireland as a cultural centre, attracting large numbers of domestic and international visitors over its twelve week programme.

Championed by the Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport with the support of artistic organisations throughout the city, major tourism and cultural agencies and educational partners, Dublin Contemporary will be the most exciting and dynamic cultural event ever seen on the island.

We are looking to fill a number of key positions for Dublin Contemporary; vibrant individuals with expertise and passion who will play a part in making Dublin Contemporary an exceptional experience for all.

Associate Curators:

The curatorial team for Dublin Contemporary will comprise of the Artistic Director, Project Curator and two experienced Associate Curators. Reporting to the Artistic Director, the right candidates will research and deliver the artistic programme and the publications, seminars, talks and discussions associated with it.

The associate curators will work with the project curator to ensure the timely and successful implementation of all aspects of the artists’ projects and installation of works. By necessity, the associate curators will work closely with production, technical, and where appropriate marketing and promotions.

Financial management and a keen knowledge of project delivery is essential, as is a comprehensive understanding of contemporary arts practice and a dynamic approach to the requirements of an artistic event on a major scale.

Apply online via the Guardian Jobs website.

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