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Opportunity: Programme Fellow, Stills

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Thursday, July 2. 2009 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

Stills is offering an 18-month Fellowship to an arts professional of minority ethnic background.

The Fellow will contribute significantly to Stills' curatorial and programming activities, which supports artistic and photographic practice through an integrated programme of exhibitions, events, creative projects and public engagement.

Stills is particularly interested in individuals with good research skills and awareness of issues within contemporary visual art and photography, as well as issues about diversity, representation, migration and diaspora.

Stills works with Scottish, UK and international artists and with communities to present and explore contemporary visual art and photography. Located in the centre of the Scottish capital, Stills' work provides an innovative complement to the extraordinary year round artistic and social activities for which Edinburgh is famously known.

The Fellowship is funded by the Scottish Arts Council, as part of its commitment to promote equality of opportunity for minority ethnic practitioners within the terms of the provision of Section 35, 37(1) of the Race Relations Act 1976 (amended).

Salary - scale £16,259 – £17,789 plus £4k training budget, Full Time.

The deadline for your application to reach Stills is 10am Monday 20 July 2009.

For more information, please send a SAE to Beth Miller, Stills, 23 Cockburn St, Edinburgh, EH1 1BP, or visit the Stills website for a downloadable form.

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