Opportunities

2011-11-29

Invitation for expressions of interest: exhibition design conceptualisation and corporate identity

NELM (National English Literary Museum) Grahamstown is seeking the services of a design consultant with the requisite knowledge and experience to work in conjunction with the project team and NELM’s curatorial staff to plan and conceptualise the various elements of the exhibition space, design exhibition furniture and fittings, lighting, graphics, multi-media interactive exhibits etc. and to develop a new corporate identity for NELM.

2011-11-22

VANSA AT COP17

VANSA, the CCDI and BASA have been working with the national Department of Arts and Culture around the development and realisation of a creative programme for the COP17 event, complementing and synergising with existing initiatives, and in close cooperation with the Department of Environmental Affairs. VANSA worked on the visual and public art aspects of the programme, and together with a diversity of partners and our network, have managed to pull together a range of compelling projects in a short space of time.

2011-11-21

UCT Employment opportunity (Technical Assistant: Painting)

The Michaelis School of Fine Art is looking to appoint a Technical Assistant in Painting to provide technical support for staff and students in the Painting Section. Technical support includes assisting students in the diversity of processes required for their practical projects and assisting staff with demonstrations and research projects.

2011-11-14

Royal College of Art: Postgraduate study in London with bursaries

RCA School of Humanities announces call for applications for Postgraduate study with bursaries for Academic Year 2012-13.

2011-11-14

UC San Diego, University Art Gallery, 2012 Curatorial Fellow/Academic Specialist

The UCSD University Art Gallery (UAG) is pleased to invite applications for the 2012 Curatorial Fellowship Program. The University Art Gallery is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. This unique program provides a paid fellowship for curators in the early stages of their careers (beginning Fall 2012).

2011-11-14

Call for Applications: U-40 Africa Executive Coordinator

"U40 AFRICA" is part of a global network which aims to contribute to the implementation of the UNESCO Convention of Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. The Steering Committee of “U40 AFRICA” wishes to appoint an Executive Coordinator for the network.

2011-11-14

Call for Applications - European Exchange Academy Turkey

The program of EEA12-TURKEY, CUNDA revolves around the notion that the single most important knowledge an artist can posses is the understanding of his or her own practice. Without this understanding, acquired skills - be it technical or theoretical - will remain isolated entities. At best, and with a good portion of luck, these skills will result in sporadic successful works of art.

2011-11-10

Technical Officer: Photography

The Michaelis School of Fine Art is looking to appoint a Technical Officer who will take responsibility for the technical, administrative and research support in the Photography section of the School, working in the darkroom, photographic studio and computer lab environments.

2011-11-10

Online courses: Node Center for Curatorial Studies

Node Center for Curatorial Studies - Berlin, Available courses: 'Art and Economy: Insider tips for funding and grant applications.' 'Art vs Law: An inherent conflict?'

2011-11-07

Proposal Call: Artist in Residence at Nafasi Art Space, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Nafasi Art Space is a young Contemporary Art Space in Dar es Salaam with 11 studios, in and outdoor exhibition space and home to 15 artists. On short notice we are looking for a contemporary visual artist to join us for a period of 2 - 3 months (Feb-April 2012) to be an artist in residence at Nafasi. The goal of the residency is to have an active art working exchange between you and the Nafasi artists.

2011-10-31

2011 Jean-Claude Reynal Scholarship

A 10,000 EUR grant awarded to a young artist for studies abroad. The Jean-Claude Reynal Foundation, under the auspices of the Foundation of France, in collaboration with the Fine Arts School of Bordeaux, offers an annual grant of 10,000 EUR to enable a young artist, who works directly on paper, to travel to a country of his/her choice for a period of 6 months maximum.

2011-10-31

Cranbrook Academy of Art Critical Studies Fellowship

Cranbrook Academy of Art—a preeminent graduate school of art, design and architecture—seeks applicants working in the fields of Critical Theory and/or Contemporary Craft, Art and Design Theory for a one-semester residential teaching fellowship for Fall 2012. Candidates with an emphasis in craft are particularly encouraged to apply for 2012. Please note that we are not seeking candidates who are primarily studio artists.

2011-10-31

Application Call: 24 Hour Suburban Residency 2011 / 2012

Sober & Lonely Institute for Contemporary Art is sending out an open call for artists, writers, curators (etc) to participate in a one day residency programme in Johannesburg this Summer.

2011-10-25

UCT: Curator in Photography and Fellowship in Photography

Opportunities to join the University of Cape Town. Curator in Photography The Centre for Curating the Archive (CCA) at the University of Cape Town invites applications for a creative, energetic artist/photographer or scholar/curator of photography to work in the creative curation and assembling of photographic collections.

2011-10-25

Looking for Art Department Heavy.

ZA News requires the expertise of someone to run the puppet workshop.

2011-10-25

Sotheby's: New Fall Online Courses

Now you can access Sotheby's Institute of Art's curriculum Online. All you need is a computer with access to the Internet and a web browser. Our Online courses are fully interactive and give students access to lectures, texts, images and videos, in a discussion-driven seminar format.

2011-10-25

Transart Institute: MFA Creative Practice

Summer residencies: July/August, Berlin. Winter residencies: January, New York City. Experience 3-week summer intensives in Europe and weeklong winter residencies in New York City. Design your own course of study, locally, in a worldwide context. Bring your creative practice to the next level. Get support from self-chosen advisors—wherever you work and live.

2011-10-24

ASSITEJ SA: Positions Available for 2012

Due to generous funding support from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund, ASSITEJ South Africa is able to advertise the following posts for 2012: Finance and Operations Manager, Marketer and Fundraiser and Project Manager (theatre4youth)

2011-10-17

TUT - Part Time Lecturer: Photography

The Faculty of the Arts, Tshwane University of Technology has a part time lecturer position available on the Arts Campus, Pretoria.

2011-10-14

Diversity Convention

Activating the UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity / Launch of the U40 Africa Network. A Meeting between Civil Society and Government, 20-21 October 2011 at SAMRO House, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

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