Thursday, August 20, 2009

[Yasmin_announcements] UK Art Employment Opportunity

Yasmin readers may be interested in this curatorial position at the Barbican
Art Gallery, London.

Deadline: 7 September 2009
London, UK - Barbican Art Gallery
Call for Application: Curator <>
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative and dynamic curator to
join Barbican Art Gallery, a leading London venue for the presentation of
modern and contemporary art, photography, architecture and design
exhibitions. Part of the Barbican Centre, Europe's largest arts venue, the
Gallery's activities take place in the context of a widely acclaimed
programme of international music, dance, theatre, visual arts and cinema.
As curator, you will work with the Head of Art Galleries and Senior Curator
to deliver our world-class exhibition programme. You will contribute
imaginative and innovative ideas to the Gallery's programming discussions;
you will have a flair for devising authoritative exhibitions which also
appeal to wide audiences; and you will work to build the Gallery's
relationships with artists and institutions in Britain and abroad.
We are looking for a curator with a thorough knowledge of 20th and 21st
century art and/or design and architecture. You will have substantial
experience curating and organising major loan-based exhibitions, in
commissioning and editing publications, and in leading teams to deliver
complex projects. Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills are
For details and to apply, visit <>
Interviews to be held week commencing 21 September 2009
Barbican Centre is owned, funded and managed by the City of London.
Barbican Centre is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes
applications from all sections of the community.

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