Curator (Media & Technology)

Full-time Position

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Research and contribute to scholarship on present-day contemporary art globally, with a focus on practices in Singapore, Southeast Asia and Asia.
    • Develop areas of research specialisation – in particular, on media and technology in art – to support institutional policies and goals on exhibition programming, collection development and publications.
    • Curate exhibitions and artwork commissions, develop collaborative and cross-disciplinary projects. 
    • Undertake and develop exhibitions and projects including conceptualisation, negotiations with external institutions and artists, and co-ordination of general exhibition matters.
    • Demonstrate thought leadership in the field through sharing of knowledge at conferences, talks and publications. 
    • Work with other museum colleagues in presenting programmes such as lectures, talks and training sessions, as well as providing content for collaterals such as website and publicity materials.
    • Build professional networks with contemporary artists, cultural communities and creative partners.
    • Manage, supervise and administer projects, processes and procedures under his/her responsibility.
    • Handle ad hoc assignments as and when required.
       

       

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    • Graduate or post-graduate degree in contemporary art, visual cultures, creative technologies or related fields.
    • About five years’ of relevant experience in curatorial and technology-related art projects.
    • Familiarity with history and practices of media and technology in art; understanding or experience in systems prototyping, compatibility, interoperability and integration issues, user interface design.
    • Keen interest in and strong knowledge of contemporary art practices in Singapore and Asia.
    • Excellent research, writing, communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Fluency in English. Additional language abilities would be ideal.
    • Good project management and organisational skills.
    • Attentive to details and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
       
        

    Please send your application to [email protected]. We regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.