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.



  • 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



  • 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 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

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

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