[artinfo] Curatorial Assistant
Call for Curators
info at callforcurators.com
Thu Mar 8 14:18:44 CET 2018
LIGHT ART SPACE, a newly founded, private interdisciplinary center
for art in Berlin is looking for a curatorial assistant (full-time
position, start May 2018).
The focus is on light and light art in its various forms and the
interplay between art, science and new technologies. Situated in the
exceptional setting of old industrial halls from the 19th century, on
an island, Light Art Space offers about 5000 square meter of
exhibition space. The first pre-opening exhibition is planned for
Dec. 2018, the public opening for 2020.
The Curatorial Assistant supports the director with all manner of
exhibition development, research, coordination, and
execution-including a wide scope of curatorial functions such as
managing exhibition and artwork production, tracking expenses and
maintaining budgets. Liaises with artists, galleries, lenders, and
organizations involved in exhibitions and related programs. Conducts
ongoing research of artists and exhibitions as assigned. Supports the
director with the publication program, including research, concept,
as well as publishing.
The Curatorial Assistant reports to the director and is a key member
of the team. In the course of this work, the Curatorial Assistant
regularly collaborates closely with other departments including
Development or Communications.
Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a B.A. degree in art
history or related field, strong knowledge of contemporary art, and
at least two years of professional experience in curatorial positions
or equivalent that demonstrates experience in managing and executing
exhibitions. Superior judgment and a high level of professionalism as
well the ability to work independently is essential. Strong
interpersonal skills, with excellent verbal, written communication in
German and English as well as computer skills required; further
foreign language skills (written and verbal) are desirable. The
candidate must be highly organized, detail-oriented, efficient, and
proactive, with excellent time management and flexibility to manage
rapid and frequent shifts in priorities.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Send letter of interest and CV
to: <mailto:bettina.roeber at lightartspace.org>bettina.roeber at lightartspace.org
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