Art jobs and opportunities | Three Shadows Photography Art Centre, The Culture Initiative, Brooklyn Museum… and more

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JOB | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Head of Arts and Creative Industries | The British Council in Malaysia – 3 December 2017

The British Council in Malaysia is seeking a Head of Arts and Creative Industries to play a leadership role in arts and partnership work in Malaysia. Responsibilities include organisational and cross-institutional programming, designing and delivering cultural strategy, leveraging and creating partnerships with art institutions, government, donors and corporates. The full-time permanent position requires excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Bahasa Malaysia. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | European and Central Asia | Call for Applications | The Culture Initiative – 5 December 2017

Funded by AFEW International, The Culture Initiative is an art fund as part of the 22nd International AIDS conference 2018 programming in Amsterdam. The Initiative is calling visual and performing artists from Eastern European and Central Asian Countries (EECA) to apply for its artist residencies in Amsterdam to create work reflecting on HIV/AIDS and related topics in relation to the “The West and the East” global social and political context. Five artists will be selected and will conduct their residencies in the lead up to the conference taking place from 23 to 27 July 2018. There will be three long-term residencies (2-3 months between May and August 2018) and two short-term residencies (1-2 weeks between 13 and 27 July 2018) during the conference period. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal | Call for Performance Artists | Imaginarius: International Street Theater Festival of Santa Maria da Feira – 31 December 2017

The Imaginarious Festival is Portugal’s leading arts and cultural event dedicated to performance art in the street. The Festival’s 2018 Mais Imaginarius programme is now calling national and international artists to submit project proposals addressing and activating the city’s streetscape. Applicants must be available for performance on 24, 25 and 26 May 2018 from local time 2 pm to 2 am next day. There will be funding available for both national and international travel and accommodation in Santa Maria de Feira for a limited stay. MORE HERE


JOB | New York | Consulting Curator, African Art | Brooklyn Museum – apply by unspecified

The Brooklyn Museum is recruiting a part-time Consulting Curator specialising in African Art. The Curator will develop and deliver a new installation plan for the Museum’s rich African art collection. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in African art or anthropology and a minimum of three years of museum experience. Key responsibilities include collection research, curatorial initiation and collaboration, liaising with the Conservation team and public programme advocacy. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Beijing | Call for Application | Three Shadows Photography Art Centre – apply by unspecified

Three Shadows Photography Art Centre is the leading art space in China dedicated to photography upon its founding. The Art Centre’s Artist-in-Residency programme is offering AIR Studios to photographers available from March to November 2018. Residents are encouraged to design a unique programme during their stay – e.g. new commissions, collaborating with other artists in Beijing or teaching workshops in the area. Although the AIR programme is primarily tailored to photographers, Three Shadows may also consider specific submissions from artists working in other media, researchers and curators interested in living and working in China. Apply or email inquiries to MORE HERE


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OPEN CALL | Hong Kong | Call for Proposals | Asia Art Archive (AAA) – 26 November 2017

AAA is calling proposals for The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Greater China Research Grant, which offers one-year fellowships to up to three individuals to study AAA’s Collection and develop historical research projects contingent to contemporary art in the Greater China region including Mainland China, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong. Eligible applicants are postgraduates and pre-doctoral fellows with a research focus on contemporary art or Greater China studies, and independent scholars and writers with trackable research and publication records. The top grantee will receive USD15,000, which should be able to cover residency, travelling and project development and production. The selected projects will begin in March 2018 and complete by March 2019. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Global | Call for Proposals | Center Stage Korea 2018 – 30 November 2017

Korea Arts Management Service is offering grants to international initiatives (venues, festival organisers, networks) that deliver projects with Korean artists and is financially responsible to the artists. The project must start and end between February 2018 and December 2019 and performance works or programmes will be prioritised. The grant will be paid to the Korean artists directly and can partially cover airfares and shipping costs. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Global | Call for Sculptural Entries | 100 Sculptures of Tomorrow – 30 November 2017

100 Sculptures of Tomorrow is a publication offering emerging sculpture artists from around the world to gain international recognition and exposure. The book will be authored by Kurt Beers, Director of Beers London, and published by Thames & Hudson. Submissions by emerging artists of all ages are welcome. There is an entry fee of GBP10 (approx. USD13) per application. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Global | Call for Entries | ITS LIQUID International Contest – 1 December 2017

The 5th edition of ITS LIQUID International Contest is a free theme art award open to artists, architects, designers and fashion designers from all over the world. Worth a total of EUR100,000 (approx. USD116,332) this year, the Prizes are divided into ten categories: painting, installation/sculpture, photography, video art, computer graphics, architecture, performing art, product design, fashion design and illustration/drawing. Winners will also receive professional representation, international exhibition inclusion and online and in-print featuring. Each applicant can submit 2 to 20 artworks resulting in a range of entry fees from EUR30 to EUR180 (approx. USD35 to USD109). MORE HERE


INTERNSHIP | Venice, Italy | Internship (paid) | Peggy Guggenheim Collection – 1 December 2017

The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is a museum owned and operated by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. The institution is now offering an internship opportunity to international students and recent graduates who study art, art history or related disciplines. Fluency in English and spoken Italian are pre-requisites. The internship takes place from one month (minimum) to three months (maximum) with the next round starting from May 2018. Students will receive a compensation ranging from EUR800 (approx. USD944) to EUR2,400 (approx. USD2,833). MORE HERE


INTERNSHIP | Venice, Italy | Unpaid Internship | The National Pavilion United Arab Emirates (UAE) – 3 December 2017

The National Pavilion United Arab Emirates (UAE) at la Biennale di Venezia manages the UAE’s participation in various offerings of the Biennale. The Venice Internship programme offers training and cultural exchange opportunities for emerging arts and architecture professionals to spend one month in Venice staffing the UAE’s art exhibition at the 16th International Architecture Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia taking place from 26 May 26 to 25 November 2018. The internship is open to Emiratis and long-term residents of the UAE aged 21 and above with an interest or background in arts and architecture. All applicants must register and apply online. MORE HERE


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