Call For Applications: Art Fag City Curatorial Fellow

by Art Fag City on March 19, 2010 Events


Tobias Rehberger from the exhibition “beat me!”¦” at Gio Marconi, Milan. Image via: Contemporary Art Daily

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.

Duties include:

-Masthead Curation/Featured Artist (Every Two Weeks)

-Gallery and museum preview posts (Seasonal)

-Independent curatorial projects for the blog

-Managing ongoing series

-Project-based research

-Best Link Ever

-Occasional posts

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, with “Curatorial Fellow” as the subject line.

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