Thanks to everyone who was able to assist the Netherlands Media Art Institute by responding to their survey targeted at curators, which I posted here. The NIMk received 172 responses, and have collated the results into a report that you can download in PDF format at the Culture Vortex website. I encourage you to browse the whole report, but thought […]

The Netherlands Media Art Institute has developed an online survey specifically designed for professional curators and programmers of exhibitions, screenings and festivals. The questionnaire was developed by the distribution department of the Netherlands Media Art Institute, in which they seek to learn about ways to improve their services. The questions are good and got me thinking about how I search […]

Welcome to November’s Pick ‘N Mix. – First off, a roundup of relevant Facebook pages that have come to my attention. I know a fine few folk who have issues with Facebook and are not members of the service, but I do have to say for the record that I think it is one of many great web 2.0 tools […]

Categories: facebook, jobs, london, Pick 'N Mix, web is an independent international web-journal focusing on questions around curatorial practise and theory. For the inaugural issue, the editors asked thirty-one curators a series of questions around what topics in curating they would most like to see discussed, about key resources online, and about exhibitions and peers that have influenced them. “We have written to professionals, whose position in […]

Curator (Maternity cover) 22.5 hours per week £18,000 per annum pro rata Based in: Leeds, UK Axis is looking for a curator with exceptional writing, communication and project management skills to join a small, energetic and committed team and create content for the ‘Selected’ section of the Axis website. You will have an excellent knowledge of contemporary art and the […]

The artselector contemporary fine art collective was originally set up by MA Fine Art graduates of Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and the Royal College of Art. artselector offers an online visual directory of international contemporary fine artists, independent curators and galleries. Currently artselector is seeking to appoint sessional curators in the areas of painting, sculpture, photography, […]

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The terms “curator” and “curating” are being slung around in a wide variety of contexts these days, mostly to do with the curator-as-filter. It is intriguing to see a term that is usually used in a fine arts context to be used in other contexts (in the three cases I mention below: the Web, interior decorating, and metadata) though it […]