Art Fag City is seeking a Curatorial Fellow as part of a new program titled “Young Curators”. AFC is an award-winning New York-based art blog that focuses on art world news, reviews, and culture commentary.
Ideal candidates have a deep knowledge of contemporary art and digital media, possess excellent writing and editing skills, and either a degree in curatorial studies or experience curating. Applicants should also be extremely organized, self-motivated, and detail-oriented. Knowledge of Facebook, Delicious, Flickr, and Twitter is preferred. Interest in New Media is also a plus.
The Curatorial Fellow will work directly with AFC Editor-in-Chief Paddy Johnson on a project-to-project basis. The position offers valuable hands-on experience in the fast growing world of digital media and in-depth insight into a prestigious online publication. This position will give curators the opportunity to attend private tours and panel discussions as well as write original content for the blog.
-Masthead Curation/Featured Artist (Every Two Weeks)
-Gallery and museum preview posts (Seasonal)
-Independent curatorial projects for the blog
-Managing ongoing series
-Best Link Ever
Applicants should expect to make a minimum commitment of 16 hours per week, for 6 months, beginning in April 2010. This position is unpaid, but academic credit may be arranged.
If interested, please e-mail cover letter, resume, and availability to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Curatorial Fellow” as the subject line.