Michelle Kasprzak's views on contemporary art curating

Job: Assistant Curator, Barbican

Posted by Michelle Kasprzak • Tuesday, March 30. 2010 • Category: Jobs & Opportunities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented individual to join the Barbican Art Gallery team.

The successful applicant should have substantial experience working in an art gallery, a degree in art history or equivalent and preferably a post-graduate degree in curating. Prospective applicants must have a comprehensive knowledge modern and contemporary art or design, as well as photography. Experience in all aspects of exhibition organisation and catalogue production is expected.

The ideal candidate will present a clear and ordered approach to work with meticulous attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal skills are vital as the post-holder must be able to liaise with people at all levels. The ability to work under pressure and a calm and flexible attitude is also necessary. Proficiency in a variety of computer packages is essential. Fluency in one or more European languages would be an advantage.

All applications must include a completed application form together with a CV.

For more information about the Barbican Centre and the vacancy please go to

To apply online or download a pack, please visit

Alternatively, please contact the Corporate Recruitment Unit on 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) quoting reference BC186. A minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.

Closing Date for applications: 16th April 2010, 12pm

Late applications will not be accepted.

Interviews to be held on Wednesday, 5th May 2010.

The City of London Corporation is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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