ArteEast 2020 Part-time position
Film Programs Curator/Coordinator
ArteEast is a leading NY-based nonprofit dedicated to promoting contemporary arts of the Middle East and North Africa. Through public programming, strategic partnerships, and online platforms, ArteEast is a forum for critical dialogue and exchange.
Through a broad range of activities—including film screenings, exhibitions, educational programs, artist-specific resources, a resource-rich website, the ArteHub signature event series highlighting contemporary arts and expression from the MENA region, a legacy ArteArchive program preserving and presenting 15 years of film and video programming from and about the MENA region, and much more—ArteEast aims to elicit a broader and deeper understanding of the region’s arts and cultures among an increasingly global audiences as well as to encourage artistic excellence.
ArteEast seeks a Film Programs Curator/Coordinator on a part-time basis with a high degree of familiarity and interest in film and video of the Middle East, North Africa, and their diasporas. The Curator/Coordinator will work on film programs, ArteEast’s legacy ArteArchive* project, as well as provide administrative support associated with ArteEast’s film programs, and marketing and development associated with film programming.
This position will be responsible for curating and managing the ArteArchive collection and preparing for its long-term conservation.
The Curator/Coordinator will work under the direction of ArteEast’s Executive Director and report to the ArteEast Board of Directors.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Time Frame: between September 1 and December 31, 2020 (possible extension)
Location and Hours:
Approximately 20 hours per week with a flexible schedule. Remote work, with a preference for NYC-based individuals who can work with the physical ArteArchive, stored in Astoria, Queens, NY.
Please send a cover letter and CV to email@example.com