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Asia Art Archive seeks Associate Curator—Research & Programmes | New Delhi based

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Asia Art Archive (AAA) is seeking a full-time Associate Curator to develop and oversee its public programmes in India.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Senior Researcher in developing and overseeing all public programmes, including: talks, workshops, symposia, film screenings, artist residencies, and participation in collaborative platforms.

AAA is committed to its role as a catalyst for knowledge production around modern and contemporary art through the development and activation of its growing digital collection, and in connecting with other knowledge networks and platforms. The Associate Curator will work to develop programmes that draw out lines of enquiry from AAA’s projects and collections, opening up new dialogues with multiple audiences.

Responsibilities include:

Working closely with the Senior Researcher and the Research team to develop a holistic programming strategy for AAA in India, via workshops, talks, exhibitions, and web platforms
Overseeing the organisation of all aspects of programmes including: conceptualisation, budgeting, collaboration, communication, and logistics
Working collaboratively with all AAA departments
Developing and maintaining close relationships with public and cultural practitioners including; artists, curators, academics, and writers
Maintaining AAA’s digital presence through its website and social media platforms
Assisting the Senior Researcher in liaising with external collaborators and partners
Contributing to, activating, and building upon AAA’s existing network within and beyond India
Working with the Communications team to ensure the concepts behind AAA’s programmes are communicated broadly and effectively

The ideal candidate should be an outgoing, passionate, dynamic, and organised team-player, who is also able to work well individually. Further requirements are:

A post-graduate degree in the arts or related discipline
Minimum of 2–3 years’ work experience in the field of contemporary art (curatorial experience is an advantage)
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple projects at a time
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Fluency in English (knowledge of a South Asian language is an advantage)
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint (Photoshop is an advantage)

To Apply:
Please send a cover letter, a detailed resume with expected salary, and two professional references to: by 15 July 2015. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

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