December 16, 2013 - Artspace Aotearoa - Seeking Director
December 16, 2013

Seeking Director

Goldin+Senneby, M&A with Paul Leong (investment banker), Jo Randerson (playwright), Ybodon (computer scientist), Anna Heymowska (set designer), Johan Hjerpe (graphic designer), Stephen Bain (actor), 2013. Performance view, 2013. Director Caterina Riva Director’s Programme, Artspace 2013. Photo credit: Sam Hartnett.

Applications deadline: 31 January 2014

Level 1, 300 Karangahape Road 
New Zealand 

T +64 (9) 303 4965
trustees [​at​]

Artspace New Zealand is seeking a new Director. The role presents a unique opportunity to make a significant contribution to the intellectual development and creative vision of an organisation that has been operating at the forefront of contemporary art in New Zealand for 27 years. 

Artspace supports the commissioning, production and presentation of new and exciting contemporary art and engages with local and international artists and audiences. Its core mission is to offer a platform to risk-taking practices as well as to provide artists with a critical and non-commercial environment to work in. 

Artspace’s programme comprises approximately seven exhibitions a year, as well as public programmes, including performances, screenings and lectures.

The Director will formulate the vision for Artspace and ensure its successful implementation in consultation with the Trustees and with the support of a small team of staff and volunteers. 

The Director will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the organisation’s work, including artistic, curatorial, financial, operational and fundraising activities. 

The role involves a fixed-term contract, typically these have been three years but alternative terms will be considered. 

For further information and position description, please download the application package from our website.

Applications close Friday 31 January 2014, and should be sent in confidence to:

Artspace Director Recruitment Committee
Artspace (Aotearoa) Trust
PO Box 68418 
Auckland 1145
New Zealand

emailed as a pdf to: trustees [​at​]   

Artspace receives major public funding from Creative New Zealand.


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