Schinkel Pavillon (Berlin) is seeking Curator with international profile
26.11.2019 Schinkel Pavillon is seeking an experienced Curator with an outstanding international profile to lead the institution with a unique, forward thinking and highly ambitious program. The Curator’s primary responsibility is to develop the institution’s artistic programming and communication. The position is also responsible (along with the Managing Director) for fundraising and the institutional budget as well as the general management of the Kunstverein and Member Development. Together with the Managing Director the Curator reports to the Board. The starting period for the position is Spring/Summer 2020.
For more than a decade, Schinkel Pavillon has been offering a unique space for artistic expression and innovative practices, led by the mission to make a one-of-a-kind contribution to Berlin’s art scene. Bringing together both emerging and historically influential artists – from one of the very first exhibitions with Nairy Baghramian to recently Louise Bourgeois: The Empty House – Schinkel Pavillon has had a unique focus on solo presentations, conceived specifically in response to the iconic architecture of the space. Schinkel Pavillon has also presented complex group exhibitions such as this year‘s Straying from the Line and championed innovative formats such as the performance series DISAPPEARING BERLIN.
Led by Nina Pohl, Schinkel Pavillon has grown from a project space to an institution of international significance. 2020 marks a milestone in this journey and the start of a new chapter with great ambitions to further strengthen Schinkel Pavillon’s position and future within Berlin’s cultural landscape as a leading institution and an outstanding platform for the best in contemporary artistic practice. In order to meet the demands of an expanding and agile institution, defined by its boldness and innovative ideas, the Board is looking to fill two newly created positions that shall together build and lead a driven team to create and shape this new chapter.
The position of Curator at Schinkel Pavillon is open to international applicants. To apply, please send an updated CV, a selection of curated exhibitions with strong images and a letter describing your interest in the position and your vision for the institution (max. one page in either English or German) as single pdf document to Nina Pohl (firstname.lastname@example.org) by December 15, 2019 (extended application period).
Short-listed candidates will be invited to submit a two-year program proposal (incl. budget), demonstrating their programmatic vision to the members of the Board. Applications will be treated confidentially.
The first round of interviews will take place mid December, 2019.
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