Call for Curators
info at callforcurators.com
Tue Nov 27 14:11:49 CET 2018
Founded in 1998, Liverpool Biennial is the UK biennial of
contemporary art and has commissioned over 340 new artworks and
presented work by more than 480 artists from around the world. Taking
place every two years across the city in public spaces, galleries,
museums and online, the Biennial commissions international artists to
make and present work in the context of Liverpool. Liverpool Biennial
is underpinned by a programme of research, education, residencies and
Following the recent appointment of its current Director as Executive
Director of Queens Museum in New York, Liverpool Biennial is seeking
a Director who will build on the achievements of the last 20 years.
We are looking for an experienced, resilient and confident leader
with a compelling vision to inspire, move and challenge audiences
locally, nationally and internationally, and who will nurture a fast
paced, high-performing, innovative and supportive working culture.
With an expert knowledge of international contemporary art, you will
have a proven track record of directing national and international
projects with multiple artists, curating exhibitions, commissioning
public art works, and increasing public engagement whilst sustaining
integrated learning programmes. You will be commercially astute,
flexible, and have extensive, well-developed networks, plus the
ability to think and act ahead of the curve, offering exemplary
leadership and vision. This expertise will be underpinned by
experience of managing teams well and working at senior level within
an arts organisation. Advocacy and diplomatic skills are essential as
is a collaborative nature, and considerable experience of public
speaking, fundraising and partnership, regionally and internationally.
If you have the skills, experience and dedication that this role
demands, please download the full candidate information pack from
or by emailing Jane Howard at <mailto:HR at biennial.com>HR at biennial.com
to request further details.
Deadline for applications is 12pm on Monday 7 January 2019.
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