Job Opportunity

posted 8 March 2019

Freelance Curator, Li-E Chen

Role:               Freelance Curator to Li-E Chen

Contract:         Freelance, project based - Contingent to Funding

Hours:             Part-time

Period:            Commencing Jun/Jul 2019 with view to develop into 2022

Salary:            Negotiable (dependant on experience)


 

Job description:
 

Li-E Chen is recruiting for a freelance CURATOR to support her next three to four years of artistic development that has come out of her recent One-Year R&D Opera Project: A Silent Opera on the Life and Art of Tehching Hsieh 2017-2018. The Curator will provide support for Li-E Chen’s upcoming residencies, performances, publications and exhibitions.

 

Essential:
 

  • At least 5 years professional experience in a curating role

  • Experience in wider forms of contemporary art and performance

  • Background in the fields of art history and aesthetics

  • Experience working with people from other artistic disciplines

  • Experience working with people who have never engaged with the arts before

  • Willingness to explore and try new approaches


 

Desirable:
 

  • Experience working on longer term projects from conceptualisation to realisation

  • Professional work ethic when dealing with sensitive and confidential information

  • Confident using online platforms such as Instagram and other social media

  • Interest in theatre, contemporary opera and classical music

  • Experience working with national and international partners

  • Building national and international partnerships


 

How to apply:
 

Candidates should email their expression of interest, highlighting their relevant experience and what they would contribute to this position, alongside an attached CV to info@liechen.com using the subject line 'Curator to Li-E Chen: [Your Name]’.

 

Closing date:   Sunday 7 April 2019.

Shortlisted:           Wednesday 10 April 2019

Interviews:      Friday 12 April 2019 (or on an alternative date if necessary)

The successful candidate will start between June - July 2019 (open for flexibility), exact date will be discussed during interview.

For any enquiries, please contact Hannah Whittaker (Li-E Chen's Assistant) via email to info@liechen.com.

For more details please visit HERE.

 

We look forward to receiving your application(s). Thank you.

Li-E Chen - Interdisciplinary artist and director

Hannah Whittaker - Assistant

Li-E Chen |  info@liechen.com | www.liechen.com