April 29, 2005 - Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art (NIFCA) - NIFCA seeks Curators!
April 29, 2005

NIFCA seeks Curators!

NIFCA seeks Curators!  

NIFCA, Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, based in Helsinki, Finland, seeks new curators that want to engage in a dynamic team that explores and develops new expressions for contemporary visual culture. The position is time-limited.
You are an artist/art historian/critic or have another valuable background for the job You are up to date with contemporary theory, interested and used to connect it with practice in collaboration with others You are interested in developing projects that investigate sociopolitical questions and artistic narration You have the ability to transform contemporary contexts to what best suits the situation – be it exhibition, workshop, seminar, publication or something else – and you are interested in making synergies possible between them, players and audiences You have a facility for expressing yourself in writing and in speech You are used to project management, both content and budget You work individually and you are independent, as well as, you are open for dialogue with colleagues and your surroundings, developing new experimental practices for exhibitions and curatorial work You work in the Nordic countries and/or have an extensive network among players within contemporary visual culture in the Nordic countries as well as internationally

NIFCA is the Nordic Council of Ministers’ expert organ for visual culture, architecture and design.

NIFCA is a laboratory for developing:
– experimental exhibition forms
– curatorial practices
– public activity
– artist-in-residency programs
– critical discourse

Projects are developed in processes in close collaboration with diverse players within the field – artists, curators, critics, the public, institutions, organizations, educational centers and others.

The projects weave together theory and practice in close contact with developments within the aesthetic and socio-political arts field in which we are included.
We want your application no later than 8 May 2005

Your application should include: CV and references

Please send your application by postal mail – mark the envelope ‘NIFCA curator’ –
or e-mail to cecilia.gelin@nifca.org

For more information please see www.nifca.org and www.populism2005.com
Or contact Cecilia Gelin, director
Tel.: (+358 9) 686 43 103 office, (+358 40) 50 75 108 mobile
Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art
Suomenlinna B 28, 00190 Helsinki, FINLAND
NIFCA is the Nordic Council of Ministers’ expert organ for contemporary visual culture. NIFCA is funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers, the body responsible for the collaboration between the governments of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

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