Wednesday, March 14. 2007
Job: Curator of SCAPE Biennial Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 09:04
Defined tags for this entry: biennale, christchurch, jobs, public art, public space
Job: Curator of SCAPE Biennial
The SCAPE Biennial of Art in Public Space is New Zealand's only international contemporary biennial dedicated to public art. 2008 is the fifth SCAPE Biennial for Christchurch and the 10 year anniversary of the Art & Industry Biennial Trust, who present the SCAPE Biennials.
The Art & Industry Biennial Trust (Art & Industry) is seeking your Expression of Interest (EOI) to be considered as one of two key curators for this important New Zealand biennial taking place between September - November 2008 in Christchurch. SCAPE is one of the largest producers of new contemporary art in Australasia; engaging local, national and international audiences with new artworks by leading New Zealand and international artists in public space through partnerships with industry.
SCAPE also has a significant partnership with the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu. An indoor exhibition, hub and public programme will be supported by the Gallery.
This exciting opportunity is for one New Zealand and one international curator. Once formed, the curatorial partnership will be responsible for reflecting Art & Industry's Strategic Plan, relationships with stakeholders and partners as well as matches to industry resources. The curators will also be required to build on the existing profile of the event locally, nationally and internationally while delivering a distinctive programme which challenges the parameters of the public's relationship with art. Both partnered (national/international) and individual applications are welcome. Art & Industry is happy to broker relationships between interested curators.
For further details and/or to receive an application pack please contact Art & Industry: scapebiennial[at]xtra.co.nz. Final submission date for all applications is Friday 27 April 2007. The Art & Industry Biennial Trust is supported by Creative New Zealand, the Arts Council of New Zealand and the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu.
Friday, March 2. 2007
Job: Curator in residence Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 08:21
Job: Curator in residence
Curator in residence post, including a university teaching post for curatorial studies (academic year 2007/2008).
Your field of duties covers the continuous curatorial engagement with students and alumni of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna by holding a jour fixe as well as the development and realisation of an exhibition program for the students' Presentation Space (5 projects per term with organisational support by the Office for public relations and exhibition management) as well as a university teaching position of 2 units per week.
•an appropriate university degree (or artistic-scientific qualification that may be considered equivalent);
•excellent knowledge of modern and contemporary art as well as the history of exhibitions;
•proof of curatorial as well as pedagogic and didactic qualities and experience.
Written applications, enclosing a full CV and the reference number 08/2007, should be sent to the stated address by March 15th 2007.
Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Human Resource Department
Tel.: 0043/1/ 588 16 – 276
Fax: 01 588 16 - 275
e-mail: [email protected]
The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is working toward increasing the number of women on all levels of staff, particularly in managerial, scientific and artistic staff positions. Therefore, the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna greatly encourages qualified women to apply. In the event that there are applicants with equal qualifications, women will be the preferred candidates. The Academy of Fine Arts Vienna is committed to implementing anti-discriminatory measures in its personnel policies. Applicants will not be reimbursed for travelling and accommodation expenses incurred as a result of their participation in the application process.
Tuesday, February 6. 2007
Jobs: Curator and Head of Events at ... Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 15:26
Jobs: Curator and Head of Events at the Ullens Center, Beijing
The Ullens Center for the Arts is developing the most comprehensive contemporary art institution in Beijing with exhibitions, screenings, performances, lectures and seminars, an art library and educational program. We are currently recruiting for the following two positions: Curator and Head of Events.
Working with curatorial team and Artistic Director, the Curator will have the opportunity to contribute towards overall exhibition strategy and planning of Beijing’s leading contemporary arts institution, working on an international arts program that features solo shows by leading contemporary masters and thematic group exhibitions. The Curator will work closely with the curatorial team to oversee exhibition budget, logistics management, installation and evaluation of each project, as well as researching and writing catalogue and exhibition texts. S/he will conduct visits to contemporary art institutions around the world, including major art fairs and biennials, to evaluate work / exhibitions for consideration, networking with art world professionals and artists and creating partnerships with the Center through collaborative projects. The Curator will also work with Library & Archive, Education, and Cultural Events teams to extend the impact of the visual arts program.
HEAD OF EVENTS
Working with Artistic Director and the Curatorial Team, the Head of Events will develop and implement a creative and dynamic international events program, taking responsibility for at least 20 events per year out of a total program of 30-50 events annually. These will include lectures, seminars, workshops, film screenings and music performances, targeted for a Chinese audience and presented at Beijing’s leading contemporary arts institution. Working with the Assistant Curator of Events, s/he will take responsibility for budget, partner liaison, promotional material, logistics management, government approvals, program administration, receptions and functions, travel arrangements, maintenance of financial records and evaluation of each project. Expanding his or her existing network of art professionals, the Head of Events will identify and initiate partnerships with cultural organizations in China and abroad.
Please email a cover letter, resume, and two reference letters by February 20, 2007 to Colin Chinnery: colin.chinnery -at- ullens-center.org
For more information: The Ullens Center for the Arts website
Tuesday, February 6. 2007
Job, Studentships: University of ... Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 11:58
Defined tags for this entry: curating, opportunity, sunderland, university
Job, Studentships: University of Sunderland
University of Sunderland - School of Arts, Design, Media & Culture
Curating New Media Art
Since 1993 the School of Arts, Design, Media & Culture has had a special interest in issues for exhibiting new media art (including internet art, and interactive digital media). The CRUMB web resource for curators is now an internationally acclaimed site, which complements the postgraduate work in Fine Art, Curating and Informatics at the University. A recent AHRC Research Grant enables the continued expansion of this research, with research partners Eyebeam (New York) and Lancaster University.
Fixed-term 3 years
£20,119 - £23,187 pa
To undertake research outputs, and assist the research of the CRUMB team, and to undertake research outputs in the field of curating new media art. You will hold special responsibility for online/print research outputs, and collaborative networking.
Ref No: ADR017/1362
Closing date: 2 March 2007
An application form and Role Profile can be obtained by contacting Human Resources on 0191 515 2057 or http://www.sunderland.ac.uk/jobs
RESEARCH STUDENTSHIPS x 2 posts
Curating New Media Art, and New Media Art & Programming
Fixed-term 3 years
AHRC grant of - £12,300 pa
PhD proposals including practice-led artist/curator research are invited. Applicants should meet AHRC UK/EU residency regulations.
Closing date: 2 March 2007
Further details can be found on http://www.crumbweb.org An application form and further details on the Research Studentships can be obtained by contracting Valerie Cornell on 0191 515 3725 or email:
valerie.cornell -at- sunderland.ac.uk
Monday, February 5. 2007
Job: Chief Curator at Laboral Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 21:53
Job: Chief Curator at Laboral
Laboral Art and Industrial Creation Centre, which is being developed at the refurbished Universidad Laboral de Gijón, is seeking to appoint a Chief Curator to implement the vision of the Founders of the Foundation. This is an exciting and ambitious project which is creating within the former vocational training schools, a new centre for art and creativity, focused on exploring the links between art, science and technology. It is proposed that the Centre, based in Asturias, will provide a focal point for the creative industries and will act as a driving force for the future City of Culture based at the Universidad Laboral de Gijón.
The Chief Curator will be expected to contribute to the development of the programme of the new Centre in accordance with its mission, vision and objectives, as established by the Director; he or she will be required to establish the framework and the infrastructure to encourage the development of creative industries, developing workshops and laboratories and attracting leading experts in the field, the curator will propose exhibition concepts to be developed in accordance with the Centre’s areas of interest (art and technology), and will ensure that the mechanism for storage, restoration, conservation and registration of exhibits are in place.
A University degree with major in art and technology or equivalent. Experience of at least five years in a similar post (conception and organization of exhibitions and/or festivals). Good working knowledge of emerging art and optimal contacts in Spain and abroad. Proven experience in the development of interdisciplinary projects, as well as of installations within the realm of interaction and telecommunications. Other skills considered are experience in the conception of radio, television and Internet projects, as well as in the organisation of laboratories and workshops for advanced production and training in any of the following specialities: robotics, artificial intelligence, experimental television, audiovisual image and experimental video, animation, virtual reality, game art or similar disciplines. Capacity to liaise between the Centre and artists and institutions in Spain and abroad. Demonstrated capacity to formulate concepts and ideas in writing. Given that English w ill be the working language, mastery of it will be required. However, knowledge of Spanish will also be positively valued. In the event of lacking necessary fluency, the applicant shall commit him/herself to learning it. Working knowledge of any other language will also be considered.
For an application pack and more information please contact: [email protected]
Closing date: March 1st, 2007
Monday, February 5. 2007
Job: Programming Coordinator at ... Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 21:52
Job: Programming Coordinator at Studio XX
Job offer at Studio XX: Programming Coordinator
Application Deadline: 1 March, 2007
Position Start Date: 19 March, 2007
Send in your c.v. and cover letter to: administration -at- studioxx.org
Description of the position: Programming Coordinator
The person who takes on this position is responsible of programming, promotion, and the supervision and organisation of regular public events at Studio XX, including the salons Femmes [email protected]ées, the Journées de la culture and Art's Birthday. The coordinator supervises both the regular programming committee and the special events committee (except for the HTMlles Festival). She is also responsible, alongside the technical director, of the selection committee of artist residencies and coproductions. With the collaboration of the general director, she is in charge of grant writing with regards to the programming of regular and special events. The person who takes on this position agrees to work 21 hours weekly.
The ideal person has a good knowledge of current artistic trends in network arts, emerging media and sound art. She should also be very aware of questions related to gender studies, as well as feminist and activist practices. In order to be selected for the position, it is necessary to have organisational, technical and administrative skills, but mostly, abilities to develop a marketing strategy and visibility of our activities to a larger public.
Description of tasks
1- Coordinating Public Events and Collaborations
The programming coordinator must: Coordinate the event logistics (equipment rental, venue booking) and their production schedules by collaborating with the team, especially the technician; Create links between the artists and the speakers, the curators, team members (technician, translators, webmaster) and the volunteers in the organisation of events; Create and work with a programming committee; Coordinate the promotion of events as well as communications; See with the team members that events are documented; Coordinate the production of critical articles and promotional material, and the development of audiences.
The programming coordinator must: Supervise the programming committee; Articulate, with the help of the members of the team and of the Board of directors, the main aspects of the annual program which should follow the priorities of Studio XX; Develop an event calendar; Contact artists and speakers for Femmes [email protected]ées.
3- Artist Residencies
The programming coordinator must: Come up with the pluriannual theme; Select the artist residencies with the programming committee; Facilitate links between the artists, the technician, the workshop coordinator and the rest of the team.
4- Public Image of the Studio and Website
The programming coordinator is responsible for the online content related to Studio XX's programming. She is in charge of updating the information on recent events and the archiving of past events (artist biographies, description of projects and of salons Femmes [email protected]ées); The programming coordinator should underline the critical interests of the Studio via her participation in the committee of the online journal, .dpi
5- Grant Writing
The programming coordinator is responsible for writing grants for regular annual activities. This responsibility is fulfilled in conjunction with the general director.
Centre d'artiste féministe engagé dans l'exploration, la création et la critique en art technologique.
Feminist art centre for technological exploration, creation, and critique.
338 Terrasse Saint-Denis . Montréal . Québec. H2X 1E8
tél: 514-845-7934 . fax: 514.845.4941 . www.studioxx.org . [email protected]
Saturday, January 13. 2007
Job: Assistant Curator at Tate Modern Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 19:29
Job: Assistant Curator at Tate Modern
Job Title: Assistant Curator
Salary: £21,000 p.a.
Type: Full-Time Position; Contract: up to 12 months (Two posts are available, one permanent and one temporary to cover maternity leave.)
Location: London, England
Closing Date: Friday, January 19th, 2007
This is a fantastic opportunity to use your proven experience and broad knowledge of twentieth century and contemporary art to join us and contribute to keeping our exhibitions & displays as fresh and exciting as possible.
Tate’s mission is to increase the public’s knowledge, understanding and appreciation of art, by displaying a collection of some of the best modern and contemporary art the world has to offer. Since its opening in 2000, Tate Modern’s programme of major temporary exhibitions, collection displays commissions and projects has developed in diversity, scope and profile.
With proven experience in a relevant field, a degree in a relevant subject and a broad knowledge of twentieth century and contemporary art (and ideally an MA) this is an excellent opportunity for you to join us in contributing to the development organisation, and management of exhibitions and displays projects.
As either a permanent member of our team, or as our temporary Assistant Curator (for maternity cover), your main responsibility will be to co-ordinate the delivery of these displays and exhibitions, using your outstanding administrative and organisational skills to communicate effectively between departments ensuring projects are delivered successfully, on time and on budget. As well as maintaining documentation and administration and being on hand to plan and manage loan requests and provide research for the larger exhibitions, you’ll liaise between many different colleagues and contractors, from artists and designers to fellow curators, technicians and exhibition sponsors. Your ability to build effective working relationships will make you a valuable team member.
To apply, visit our website www.tate.org.uk or email jobs -at- tate.org.uk for an application form. You need only submit one application form to be considered for both the permanent and the temporary post. Ref: 6139/TM.
Our jobs are like our galleries. Open to all.
Wednesday, December 20. 2006
Job: Assistant Curator at the ... Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 22:59
Job: Assistant Curator at the University of Dundee
University of Dundee (College of Art & Design, Architecture, Engineering & Physical Sciences)
Assistant Curator, Exhibitions
Salary Scale: Grade 5 (£17,461 - £20,234)
You will assist the Curator with conceiving, researching, developing and implementing Exhibitions Department’s programme. You will project manage exhibitions, projects and events. You will co-ordinate departmental administration, be involved with all aspects of finance and will schedule and delegate work to the Technician and Casual and Trainee staff. You will be responsible to the Curator of Exhibitions.
The Exhibitions Department office is busy, being responsible for over 30 projects a year. The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines as well as a willingness to work in relation to peak demands are required. You should have good word processing, spreadsheet and DTP skills. You must have good interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills as you will need to liaise with artists, organisations, and the general public as well as students and a broad range of University and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design staff. Previous experience within a visual arts organisation and study in contemporary visual arts or a similar discipline is essential. An understanding of current developments in contemporary Visual Arts is desirable.
Further details and an application pack are available from our website: www.jobs.dundee.ac.uk Alternatively, contact Personnel Services, University of Dundee, Dundee, DD1 4HN, United Kingdom. tel: (01382) 384817 (answering machine). Please quote Reference number AAE/1601
Applicants will only be contacted if invited for interview.
Closing date: 31 January 2007
The University of Dundee is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Wednesday, December 20. 2006
Job: Curator at the Victoria and ... Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 22:40
Job: Curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London
(This post, at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London,
Job Title: Curator
Department: Contemporary Team
Pay band: Band 5
Reporting to: Head of Contemporary Programmes
Purpose of Job
To play a leading role in the Contemporary Team by initiating, organising and supporting a variety of projects in the Contemporary programme.
1. To curate discrete aspects of the Contemporary programme.
2. To project manage and co-ordinate discrete aspects of the Contemporary programme. This will include preparing and monitoring each exhibition’s schedule and supervising budgets to ensure projects are completed on time and to budget.
3. To actively contribute to the development of the Contemporary programme within and beyond the V&A context.
4. To ensure close liaison and effective communication with staff in other V&A departments and external contributors.
5. To communicate the programme to a wider professional and public audience.
6. To have a proven interest in global Contemporary art, craft and design with in-depth knowledge and expertise in at least one specialist area, particularly digital media, architecture or photography.
7. To research, publish and communicate new ways of presentation and of engaging people with the Contemporary programme, particularly through the use of the V&A website and other digital media initiatives.
8. To research and implement learning, evaluation and audience development methods.
9. To line manage and support the work of other Contemporary Team members, volunteers and students placements.
10. Answer general telephone and written enquiries; deputise for the Head of Contemporary Programmes when required.
11. Be committed to health and safety and ensure familiarity with all of the Museum's health and safety policies and procedures.
12. Be security conscious, ensure familiarity and co-operation with all Museum security procedures and ensure you wear a security pass at all times when on Museum premises.
13. Carry out other ad-hoc duties as required by the Head of Contemporary Programmes and appropriate managers within your department.
PERSON SPECIFICATION - Essential Requirements
The post demands a good level of general education, a high degree of literacy, numeracy, word processing and database skills, as well as the ability to work well with a wide range of people.
1. Proven interest and expertise in global Contemporary art, craft and design, particularly digital media, architecture or photography.
2. Effective diplomacy/negotiation and influencing skills.
3. Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
4. Awareness of and active interest in the V&A’s Contemporary vision and strategy and how this relates to the V&A’s overall aims and objectives.
5. Self-motivator, who can also work well as part of a team, and when necessary lead and motivate a team.
6. Exceptional organisational and planning skills with a proven ability to pay attention to detail, but also to be able to work on more than one project at a time.
7. Cheerful disposition with a flexible and positive approach to all aspects of the job. Ability to remain calm and deal courteously with people whilst working under pressure. Willingness to work on projects that are not necessarily your primary interest.
8. High level of initiative and common sense.
Thursday, December 7. 2006
Job: Curator, Turner Contemporary Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 13:32
Job: Curator, Turner Contemporary
Turner Contemporary, a major new international centre for the visual arts, is scheduled to open in 2010. We are now looking for a creative individual for the following position:
Job Title: Curator (off-site projects and exhibitions)
Salary: £28,618 - £33,380 dependent on experience
Location: Margate, Kent
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 15 January 2007
Interviews to be held on 2 February 2007
You will be a key member of the Turner Contemporary team and will work closely with the Director to research, plan, manage and deliver all aspects of the offsite and exhibition programme. You will be a graduate in a relevant subject with substantial experience of working in a gallery and a broad knowledge of twentieth century and contemporary art.
For more information about the post, please telephone Victoria Pomery on 01843 294208.
For an application form and job description, please email recruitment.line - at - kent.gov.uk telephone 08458 247 904 (charged at local rate) or write to Recruitment Line, Kent County Council Contact Centre, Lower Ground Floor, Invicta House, County Hall, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1XX
Friday, November 3. 2006
Curatorial Intern: Toronto Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 00:12
Defined tags for this entry: curator, jobs, public space, toronto
Curatorial Intern: Toronto
Curator Alissa Firth-Eagland seeks an energetic artist/designer/writer/curator/troublemaker/troubleshooter interested in developing promotional and aesthetic strategies for the cultural activities of Sleepwalker Projects (Toronto, Canada).
An experimental window space on Queen Street in the West end of Toronto, Canada, Sleepwalker Projects presents newly commissioned works to the evening public. Connecting international artists with Toronto writers, partners, and late-night wanderers from dusk to dawn, Sleepwalker brings strange and unique exchanges with the edges of contemporary culture to those who are out and about in the wee hours: the time when, we believe, things begin to happen.
By collecting materials from local and international participants, developing publicity, and designing promotional materials, the Curatorial Intern will have a key role in programming. This 3-month internship is an unpaid position requiring 10 hours per week, beginning late-November 2006. The candidate can expect to gain skills in the presentation and packaging of experimental creative projects. In particular, he or she will develop methodologies specific to promotional styles, programming strategies and research processes applicable to an independent curatorial practice.
Candidates should send a letter of interest and a CV by email or post before Friday November 10th, 2006 at 5:00 pm:
787 Queen Street West
Toronto ON M6G 1J1
alissafe -at- gmail.com
Monday, September 18. 2006
Job: Curator of New Media Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 20:08
Job: Curator of New Media
National Museum of Photography, Film & Television
Location: Yorkshire & Humberside
Salary: £26,627 - £36,326
Closing date: 6 Oct 2006
The multiple award-winning NMPFT celebrates the power of the still and moving image which shape our understanding of the world. The Museum offers exciting opportunities to enjoy a rewarding, varied and challenging future within an open and inclusive culture for individuals with the skills we are looking for.
Assisting with the development of a New Media Collection, you will translate this subject area into engaging and innovative exhibitions, events and publications which appeal to a diverse range of audiences. An appreciation of how new media technologies can be used by museums, broadcasters and other channels to affect lives positively is essential.
The ideal candidate will have an arts related degree coupled with at least 5 years' experience in a gallery or similar environment. Strategically, commercially and financially aware, you have the credibility to manage a budget - making decisions confidently and sharing best practice at all times to create a truly memorable experience for our visitors. If you can add to this creative flair underpinned by some experience of working with artists and creative agents, bring your skills to an organisation that's as ambitious as you are.
We regret that we can only respond to successful applicants. No agencies. The NMPFT is an equal opportunities employer and particularly welcomes candidates from ethnic minority backgrounds.
To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Sabia Akhtar, HR Department, NMPFT, Pictureville, Bradford BDI INQ Tel 01274 203300 or email: nmpft.personnel -at- nmsi.ac.uk
Tuesday, September 12. 2006
Job: City Without Walls Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 22:53
Job: City Without Walls
City Without Walls, (cWOW), New Jersey's oldest alternative art space, is seeking a curator for its third annual 1800Frames exhibit, which features recently produced, independent, non-commercial one-minute videos.
SCHEDULE. Show dates for 1800 Frames are December 7, 2006 - January 11, 2007. Curator selection and a call for work will be posted by mid-September. The curator's final selection of approximately 40 works and completion of a brief catalogue essay are due by late October.
CURATORIAL PROCESS. The curator is free to select any artist of their choosing. The curator is not required to select cWOW members, and selected artists are not required to become members. However, curators must review all member entries, and are encouraged to ask artists to join. This process ensures high-quality, independent selection, while also building our membership base, which provides crucial support for programming such as the 1800Frames exhibition.
EXHIBITION DETAILS. cWOW's gallery in downtown Newark is a state-of-the-art facility with over 1,600 square feet of exhibition space, including a main gallery, a project room, 9-foot screen, several flat-screen TVs, and other video projection equipment. Videos may also be made accessible through our website (http://www.cwow.org) and will be available as a tax-deductible premium compilation disc to support cWOW.
CONTACT. William Ortega, Gallery Director, City Without Walls, 6 Crawford
Street, Newark, NJ 07102-2412, tel 973.622.1188, fax 973.622.2941, [email protected],
Friday, August 25. 2006
Job: Rhizome Curatorial Fellow Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 00:42
Defined tags for this entry: art, contemporary, culture, curating, jobs
Job: Rhizome Curatorial Fellow
Rhizome.org is a leading new media arts organization and an affiliate of the New Museum of Contemporary Art. Currently celebrating our tenth anniversary, Rhizome's programs support the creation, presentation, discussion and preservation of contemporary art that uses new technologies in significant ways. These include a series of online publications and discussion lists, exhibitions (online & offline), performances, screenings, public talks and events, the ArtBase archive, artists' commissions, and other educational programs. For more information about Rhizome, visit: http://rhizome.org/info/
Rhizome seeks a Curatorial Fellow to assist with the research, planning, and production of exhibitions and public programs, as well as writing and editing content for Rhizome's website and publications. This position is a unique opportunity for a person interested in pursuing a career in the new media arts field to further their engagement with the community and hone their professional skills, while contributing to the programming of one of its leading organizations.
The Curatorial Fellow must be based in New York and must be able to commit to 15 hours of work per week, for an academic year, beginning in September 2006 and ending in the summer of 2007. These hours may include occasional evening and weekend events. This position is unpaid, but academic credit may be arranged.
Reporting directly to Rhizome's Editor & Curator, the Curatorial Fellow will work on all phases of the exhibition and editorial processes, including researching new projects, writing copy, and assisting with the implementation of current programs. The Curatorial Fellow will also develop crucial experience in development and communications. The Fellow's primary responsibilities may include:
- Becoming a Site Editor and assisting with the management of reBlog content
- Writing and editing occasional Rhizome News articles and other texts
- Researching editorial ideas and writers
- Liaising with artists, public program participants, and venues
- Assisting in the promotion of events
- Co-coordinating the Rhizome ArtBase, including researching art works
- Planning, production, and on-site coordination of public events
As the Curatorial Fellow advances, there may be opportunities to curate an exhibition or event, and to write feature articles. In general, the Fellow will play a crucial role in helping to strategize and execute strong, dynamic programs and editorial content.
Candidates should have a level of familiarity with new media and its histories and discourses. They should also possess or expect to complete a Master's degree by 2007. At least one year of arts administration experience is required and preference will be given to candidates with prior curatorial and/or editorial experience. At a minimum, the candidate should have very strong writing, editing, and analytical skills, and very high internet literacy. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software is also required and basic Photoshop skills are preferred.
Please email a cover letter, resume or c.v., three references, and three writing samples (url's or attachments) to Marisa Olson at marisa(at)rhizome.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and all materials must be submitted by
Thursday, August 24. 2006
Job: Curator at University of ... Posted by Michelle Kasprzak in Jobs at 18:16
Defined tags for this entry: art, contemporary, culture, curating, jobs
Job: Curator at University of California, San Diego
The University of California, San Diego is seeking a curator
Salary hiring range: high $40k to low $50k (USD)
The University of California, San Diego is seeking a curator to administer all aspects of its University Art Gallery contemporary program. Reporting to the Director, University Art Gallery, and in coordination with a Gallery Council of assigned faculty advisors and an Administrator, the Curator is responsible for advancing the mission of the Gallery by implementing programming policy; executing the entire sequence of curatorial functions related to exhibitions; advising the Director regarding Gallery management functions; providing supervision of Gallery staff, and participating in associated communications and development activities. The mission of the University Art Gallery is to integrate contemporary art into the life of the university; exhibit and interpret art as an educational resource for the academic community; serve as a laboratory for linking visual art with the issues of postmodern society, as an innovator in originating and shaping the contemporary arts agenda, and as a platform for the advancement and outreach of the university in visual arts creativity. For additional information, please see http://www.ucsd.edu/ and http://dah.ucsd.edu/
Applications are requested by October 1, 2006 although the position will remain open until filled. Applicants must submit current curriculum vitae, portfolio and sample catalogues of projects/exhibitions, a curator’s statement, and four (4) professional references.
Please send applications to:
Assistant Dean, Arts and Humanities
University of California, San Diego
Division of Arts and Humanities 0406
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, California 92093-0406
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Sun, 22.04.2007 00:28
sheesh, i've broken more than one of those tips!
Sat, 21.04.2007 12:55
That's very true! Do it yourself, don't wait for someone else to do it for you.... exactly what prompted Yael to start the Upgrade!.
Tue, 17.04.2007 18:23
In part this is the very motive of Upgrade, isn't it?
Sat, 07.04.2007 12:40
That collection of youtube links is pretty mixed up. I don't know if youv'e had time but you can get Dan Graham 17 yrs hitting his little sister in front of the tv. There are alot of Dan [...]
Mon, 19.02.2007 18:04
I love Ideas, and have become a heavy listener to Ideas podcasts over the last few months. When I was in Toronto a couple of weeks ago (InterAccess show) I got interviewed by Nora Young who is [...]
Wed, 07.02.2007 23:47
Howdy! Thanks Tons!
Wed, 03.01.2007 21:15
hi Anu, I can't agree more. While it is always a pleasure to witness how up-and-comers overcome roadblocks in innovative ways, and enjoy the fruits of their efforts, we must also ask ourselves why [...]
Wed, 03.01.2007 20:29
Though I am always pleased to see independent curators get some press, I wonder if the very real problem of compensation is addressed. There are always opportunities to make great shows if you can [...]
Fri, 01.12.2006 01:36
Put plain and simply - recognition and/or communication with a public audience is what is sought when an artist works. Would an individual want to be recognized as an artist without consideration [...]
Sat, 18.11.2006 00:55
a game of intervention. http://bite-sizedfabrika.blogs pot.com
Sat, 11.11.2006 16:35
dear tom moody, see the catalog to the exhibition, page 19. in an interview, the anonymous curator cites this Triple Candie exhibition as being one of the many predecesors of this anonymous show. [...]
Tue, 03.10.2006 16:33
Read your article. Very interesting and exceptional analysis. You enquired to know how I handle this problem, the answer is simple and what I immediately commenced in preparation for on the closure [...]
Mon, 11.09.2006 22:27
Howdy! Heard you missed me. Well, I\'m back. Michelle Kasprzak, one of the preminent Art Bloggers in the world (sounds cool, eh?) has started another blog, this one is called curating.info and [...]