The Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle

Curator of Visual Art and Performance, Curator of the Film Programme, Curator of Visual Art, Curator of the Green Jazdów project

Deadline: February 11, 2013

Curator of Visual Art and Performance

The Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle is looking to hire a person for the position of Curator of Visual Art and Performance.

Job description / main tasks
The person in this position will be responsible for:
– observation, analysis, and evaluation of changes in the field of contemporary art with particular emphasis on performance,
– organization of projects presenting some of the most interesting contemporary artistic phenomena, especially in the field of performance,
– participation in the programming and implementation of the CCA’s activities,
– establishing and maintaining contacts as well as permanent cooperation with institutions involved in culture and contemporary art,
– budget planning, forecasting and reporting,
– preparation of materials for publications, press releases, etc.,
– supervision of administrative issues regarding the projects,
– participation in supplementing and widening the CCA collection.

General requirements
– ability to work in a team,
– creativity, flexibility, as well as good organizational skills,
– resistance to stress,
– very good knowledge of the English language, both orally and in writing,
– proficient computer skills (Office – particularly Word and Excel, Internet),
– higher education.

Specific requirements
– knowledge of the history of art, with particular emphasis on the Twentieth Century, and the current situation of international and Polish contemporary art, especially performance art and a general knowledge regarding the situation of theater and dance,
– knowledge about artists, institutions, and the leading representatives in the world of performance, as well as basic knowledge of theatre and dance,
– knowledge of the methodology of exhibition production and production of performative events,
– knowledge of the methodology of catalogue production and other publications,
– general knowledge of the main streams in contemporary culture,
– at least 2 years experience working as a curator in the realization of performance projects.

Requested documents:

CV
Letter of intent
A brief vision of development of the performance activities at the CCA (up to 2 pages, A4 format). The text should match the main program objectives of the Centre, presented in the document “The Mission of the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle” – for download on the web-page www.csw.art.pl.
If this document is submitted in Polish it has to be accompanied by a translation into English.

A cover letter and CV with a statement that reads: “I hereby give consent for the Centre for Contemporary Art – Ujazdowski Castle, located in Warsaw on Jazdów 2 Street to process my personal data for the purposes of recruitment, given by me in the application documents for the position of Curator of Visual Art and Performance (in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act dated August 29th, 1997, Dz. U. No. 101, item 926 with further amendments). I also confirm, that I have been informed of my right to access my data and to correct it, and that the application of this data was voluntary.”
Please send by February 11, 2013 to the following e-mail address: kadry@csw.art.pl

We reserve the right to answer only selected applications.

Curator of the Film Programme

The Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle is looking to hire a person for the position of Curator of the Film Programme.


Job description / main tasks

The person in this position will be responsible for:
– observation, analysis, evaluation of changes, trends and artistic developments in the field of contemporary cinema,
– organizing film presentation programmes, and other projects such as film exhibitions and film production,
– establishing and maintaining contacts as well as permanent cooperation with institutions involved in culture and contemporary art-house cinema,
– participation in the programming and implementation of the Centre’s activities,
– budget planning, forecasting and reporting,
– preparation of materials for publications, press releases, etc.,
– supervision administrative issues regarding the projects,
– participation in supplementing and widening the CCA collection.

General requirements
– ability to work in a team,
– creativity, flexibility, as well as good organizational skills,
– resistance to stress,
– very good knowledge of the English language, both orally and in writing,
– proficient computer skills (Office – particularly Word and Excel, Internet),
– higher education.

Specific requirements
– knowledge of the history and current situation of international and Polish film art,
– knowledge about artists, institutions, and the leading representatives in the world of film,
– knowledge of the methodology of implementing film programs, film festivals, as well as the production of film projects,
– knowledge of the methodology for the creation of catalogs as well as other publications in the field of cinema,
– at least 3 years experience in a similar area of work related to films, festivals, organization of screenings, film production, etc.,
– general knowledge of the main trends in contemporary art and the ability to connect different disciplines of art.

Requested documents:

CV
A letter of intent
A document containing a vision of development of the film programme: proposal for managing the Cinema, the organization of events, film festivals, educational activities, film production, and the implementation of interdisciplinary projects at the CCA (up to 2 pages, A4 format). The concept should match the main program objectives of the Centre, presented in the document “The Mission of the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle” – for download on the web-page www.csw.art.pl.
If this document is submitted in Polish it has to be accompanied by a translation into English.

A cover letter and CV with a statement that reads: “I hereby give consent for the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, located in Warsaw on Jazdów 2 Street to process my personal data for the purposes of recruitment, given by me in the application documents for the position of Curator of the Film Programme (in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act dated August 29th, 1997, Dz. U. No. 101, item 926 with further amendments). I also confirm, that I have been informed of my right to access my data and to correct it, and that the application of this data was voluntary.”
Please send by February 11, 2013 to the following e-mail address kadry@csw.art.pl

We reserve the right to answer only selected applications.

Curator of Visual Art

The Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle is looking to hire a person for the position of Curator of Visual Art.

Job description / main tasks
The person in this position will be responsible for:
– observation, analysis, and evaluation of changes in the field of contemporary art,
– organization of projects presenting some of the most interesting contemporary artistic phenomena,
– participation in the programming and implementation of the Centre’s activities,
– establishing and maintaining contacts as well as permanent cooperation with institutions involved in culture and contemporary art,
– budget planning, forecasting and reporting,
– preparation of materials for publications, press releases, etc.,
– supervision of administrative issues regarding the projects,
– participation in supplementing and widening the CCA collection.

General requirements
– ability to work in a team,
– creativity, flexibility, as well as good organizational skills,
– resistance to stress,
– very good knowledge of the English language, both orally and in writing,
– proficient computer skills (Office – particularly Word and Excel, Internet),
– higher education.

Specific requirements
– knowledge of the history of art, with particular emphasis on the Twentieth Century, and the current situation of international contemporary art,
– knowledge about artists, institutions, and the leading representatives in the world of visual art,
– knowledge of the methodology of exhibition production and production of visual art events,
– knowledge of the methodology of catalogue production and other kind of publications in the field of visual art,
– general knowledge of the main streams in contemporary culture,
– at least 2 years experience working as a curator in the realization of visual art projects.

Requested documents:

CV
Letter of intent
A short concept of the CCA’s course of action in the frame of visual arts, also taking into account possible innovative, experimental forms of presenting art (maximum 2 pages / format A4). The concept should match the main program objectives of the Centre, presented in the document “The Mission of the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle” – for download on the web-page www.csw.art.pl.
If this document is submitted in Polish it has to be accompanied by a translation into English.

A cover letter and CV with a statement that reads: “I hereby give consent for the Centre for Contemporary Art – Ujazdowski Castle, located in Warsaw on Jazdów 2 Street to process my personal data for the purposes of recruitment, given by me in the application documents for the position of Curator of Visual Art (in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act dated August 29th, 1997, Dz. U. No. 101, item 926 with further amendments). I also confirm, that I have been informed of my right to access my data and to correct it, and that the application of this data was voluntary.”
Please send by February 11, 2013 to the following e-mail address: kadry@csw.art.pl

We reserve the right to answer only selected applications.

Coordinator – Curator of the Green Jazdów project

During the summer of 2013, the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle plans to carry out the second edition of the Green Jazdów project. The project will consist of organized artistic events, meetings, conferences, as well as workshops related to the broader themes of ecology and healthy lifestyles.

We are looking to hire a person for the position of curator – coordinator of the project for the duration of 8 months, from February to October 2013.

Job description / main tasks
The person in this position will be responsible for:
– participation in the curatorial development of the Green Jazdów programme,
– coordinating the process of preparation and implementation of both the substantive and administrative-organizational,
– cooperation with the appropriate CCA departments in order to create the project, timetable, cost estimate, promotional materials – monitoring expenses, payments, contracts,
– cooperation in raising funds for the realization of the project: preparing applications to funders, materials for sponsors, etc.,
– report as well as accounting for the project.

Requirements
– an interest in environmental issues,
– knowledge of new trends in contemporary art,
– organizational, communicational, and interpersonal skills,
– experience in project management,
– ability to work in a team,
– higher education,
– extensive knowledge of the English language,
– computer proficiency: Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet), the ability to use software for managing the project as well as tasks,
– resistance to stress,
– availability.

Motivational letter as well as a CV with a statement that reads: “I hereby give consent for the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, located in Warsaw on Jazdów 2 Street to process my personal data for the purposes of recruitment, given by me in the application documents for the position of Project Coordinator (in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act dated August 29th, 1997, Dz. U. No. 101, item 926 with further amendments). I also confirm, that I have been informed of my right to access my data and to correct it, and that the application of this data was voluntary.”
with the subject of the e-mail being: Green Jazdów Coordinator
please send by February 11, 2013 to the following e-mail address: kadry@csw.art.pl

We reserve the right to answer only selected applications.

Website: http://www.csw.art.pl/index.php?action=ocsw&lang=eng&s2=praca

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