C/O Berlin Foundation: Digital Curator

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For the planned digital expansion of its program of exhibitions and events, and to augment and support its curatorial team, C/O Berlin is announcing the position of Digital Curator, first as a freelance position from July to December 2021, with the option of full-time employment starting in 2022.

Responsibilities

  • Identifying and defining a virtual exhibition area and its potential uses for the curatorial work of C/O Berlin
  • Developing a strategy to expand the analog exhibitions with a digital program
  • Creating an efficient infrastructure for implementing the digital program (including staff, technical aspects, and finances)
  • Scholarly research and evaluation of current developments and possibilities in the area of digital art
  • Commissioning and managing digital art projects
  • Developing an accompanying educational program for digital projects
  • Building and cultivating an international art and cultural studies network with a focus on digital visual culture
  • Researching and proposing funding options for individual projects

Requirements

  • University degree in the area of media art, cultural and visual studies, or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Sound understanding of the latest digital developments in the area of lens-based media, and familiarity with relevant cultural debates and theoretical discourse
  • Professional experience in commissioning and managing image-based digital projects using virtual reality, augmented reality, and computer-generated imagery
  • Excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of current technical standards in the digital sector
  • Working knowledge of copyrights regarding photographic images in digital applications
  • Excellent scholarly command of German and/or English
  • Good personal network in the world of digital art
  • Scheduling flexibility for completing deadline-driven workflow
  • Remote working is possible

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C/O Berlin Foundation is a nonprofit foundation that presents a cultural program of international standing. As an exhibition space for photography, C/O Berlin shows the works of acclaimed artists, supports emerging talents, and accompanies children, young people, and adults on visual journeys of discovery through our visual culture. Rigorous educational work, a rich offering of educational programs, and close collaboration with museums and institutions all over the world make C/O Berlin a unique center of cultural exchange.