Art jobs and opportunities | Palestinian Museum, Setouchi Art Triennale, Oslo National Academy of the Arts… and more

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JOB | Birzeit, Palestine | Deputy Director of Content | The Palestinian Museum – 30 January 2018

The Palestinian Museum is a cultural institution, dedicated to promoting an open and dynamic Palestinian culture at the national and international levels. It is now seeking a full-time Deputy Director of Content. It is expected that the Deputy Director of Content will be an inspiring team leader and will define and build the intellectual core of the Museum. He/She will support the Museum Director to establish a strategic direction and oversee its implementation to achieve the vision and mission of the Museum and direct the Content Department including collections, exhibitions, library, archives and conservation, etc. The successful candidate must hold an MA or PhD in the arts or humanities, with a five to ten years experience in a curatorial management role. He/she are also required to have deep knowledge of the visual arts, heritage and the cultural sectors locally, regionally and internationally. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | London | Call for Applications | Chaiya Art Awards – 31 January 2018

Chaiya Art Awards is the UK’s newest theme-based art awards with a Top prize of GBP10,000. The first awards and exhibition are being held at London’s gallery@oxo and will celebrate inspiring art on the first intriguing theme: Where is God in our 21st-century world? It will be judged by a panel of key figures from the art world on Theme Interpretation, Creativity & Technique and Emotional Impact. The submitted piece could be abstract, inspired by world news stories, in the fine and personal detail or shrouded in mystery, in any artistic medium that can be displayed in the gallery. Participants can be a professional, student, amateur, individual or a group. The winners’ exhibition will run over Easter next year. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Setouchi, Japan | Call for Applications | Setouchi Art Triennale – 31 January 2018

Setouchi Art Triennale has an international call for site-specific art projects utilising the local resources of each venue of the Setouchi Triennale 2019. Site visits (most of the potential sites are on small islands in the Seto Inland Sea, Japan) will be organised in November. A number of different categories are proposed: site-specific work, site-specific performance and event, project facilitating interaction and exchange, food project, project that promotes local culture through “craft”, and others. The selected applicants will be paid for production costs amounting from JPY500,000 to JPY2,500,000. MORE HERE


JOB | Virginia | Curator | 1708 Gallery – 31 January 2018

1708 Gallery is seeking an engaging and visionary individual to fill this new position. The curator will develop and implement exhibitions and programmes that present the leading edge of Contemporary Art practices. The Curator will hold a three-year, full-time appointment and will report to the Executive Director. She/he/they will work directly with artists to develop new projects and artworks, identify ways to expand artists’ exhibitions and projects, connect exhibiting artists with resources like writers, collectors and cultivate relationships with artists, arts professionals and more outside the Central Virginia region. The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in Art History, Curatorial Studies or Studio Art. She/he/they will exhibit a wide knowledge of Contemporary Art, including of artists, and artistic and curatorial practices. Qualified candidates should send a letter of interest, CV or resume, and three references to MORE HERE


JOB | Oslo, Norway | Associate Professor | Oslo National Academy of the Arts – 1 March 2018

The Oslo National Academy of the Arts is now accepting applicants for Associate Professor of Exhibition Studies. This is a part-time, 70% fixed term position of six years with a possibility of an extension for a further period after the public announcement. They are looking for a candidate who is well informed within curating and exhibition history, and its place and role in the field of art. Applicants are required to describe and document their entire range of qualifications and criteria set out in the job application with concrete examples. This position will be vacant from 1 August 2018. For questions related to submission of application material, contact HR advisor Svetlana Trofimova via MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Southeast Asia | Call for Applications | Emerging Writers Fellowship – 15 April 2018

Southeast of Now: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art in Asia is committed to supporting the development of new writing in the region, and to providing an opportunity for emerging writers to develop their research and writing skills, and to engage with a broad readership in a new special section of the journal. It now announces a new donor-funded mentorship programme, to commence with Volume 2 (2018). Emerging writers (with no more than three years of publishing experience), who are citizens or permanent residents of any country in Southeast Asia, are invited to apply for the Emerging Writers Fellowship. Applications should be sent to no later than 15 April 2018. MORE HERE


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OPEN CALL | Berlin/China | Call for participants | The CHINA LAB – 20 January 2018

The CHINA LAB is a programme by CONSTELLATIONS International funded by Stiftung Mercator In Cooperation with MERICS, TU Berlin’s China Center and TechCode Berlin. It will invite maximum 10 China-interested organisations and their teams/executives across public, private and society sectors for lab sessions in Berlin, project coaching and mentoring in 2018. The CHINA LAB is a unique guided learning programme providing a trust space for professionals engaged with China or intending to do so. It offers knowledge in 3 areas: context knowledge (society, economy, politics), cooperation management and project tools, and the ‘Who is Who’ in the stakeholder landscape along with new networks. The participants will be asked to identify and bring a case/a challenge to the lab. This can be either a running China-project or a clear intention for China cooperation. The participants are also expected to prepare a brief outline of why your organisation wants to participate, and what you hope to gain from it. MORE HERE


OPEN CALL | Taiwan | Call for Submissions | International Biennial Print Exhibit 2018 – 20 January 2018

The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts is pleased to announce the open call of “The 18th International Biennial Print Exhibition 2018, R.O.C.” Established in 1983, the International Biennial Print Exhibit ROC is one of the longest running international print exhibitions in the world today. The aim of this juried biennial exhibition is to promote the art of printmaking and to foster international cultural exchange with the participation of talented artists around the world. All works submitted must be original pieces of art that meet the “indirect” and “multiple” characteristics of print, either based on transfer printing or printmaking. All selected and awarded works are scheduled to be displayed at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts from June to September 2018. MORE HERE


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