19/10/2016

Artist-in-Residence Program MeetFactory in Prague is looking for Curator

The international AiR program in MeetFactory is the largest studio program in the Czech Republic.

Job description: 
Complete management of the AiR program
Curatorial guidance of the residents and their projects (presented during the Open Studios events, solo exhibitions etc.)
Identification and recruitment of artists for the program, communication with the artists  (administering applications, preparing paperwork for the arts council, etc.)
Connecting the AiR program with the Czech artistic scene
Collaboration on the conceptual development of the program and its presentation to both Czech and international public
Collaboration on acquiring and developing partnerships with similar institutions (embassies, cultural institutes, foreign exhibition spaces and AiR programs and foundations) 
Budgeting and fundraising
Preparation of grant applications and drafting final reports
Collaboration with other MeetFactory program lines on collective multi-genre events
 
We expect:
Creativity, positive and proactive approach to work
Someone who is able to take initiative and be enthusiastic about working at MeetFactory
Experience in curating and managing international projects
Experience in fundraising – grant applications, final reporting
Good communication and managerial skills, ability to work in the team and under pressure
Excellent knowledge of English (both oral and written), other foreign languages will be an asset
 
We offer:
Work in the biggest AiR center in the Czech Republic and direct contact with international artists and international art scene
Background of a prestigious cultural institution
Full-time creative job on a freelance basis
Active use of foreign languages
Date of expected start: January 2017 (but we strongly prefer availability during December 2016 for initial training)
 
Contact:
If interested, please send your cover letter (max. 1 page) with your CV until 6 November to marie.blahovcova@meetfactory.cz 

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Artist-in-Residence Program MeetFactory in Prague is looking for Curator

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