OPEN CALL for a DIRECTOR

FUTURA - Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague launches an OPEN CALL for a new director

 

In order to replace current director Caroline Krzyszton after her departure for extended maternity leave, FUTURA is looking for interested candidates for her position.

 

Job description:

  • Conceptual and collaborative work on the future development of FUTURA Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague

  • Conception of exhibition programs and accompanying activities for both FUTURA and KARLIN STUDIOS galleries

  • Organisation of exhibition projects, including coordination, active share in production, budget preparation and supervision of individual projects

  • Organisation of artists' residencies, both in Prague and abroad, in partnership with our current and new residency projects and partners

  • Supervision of the gallery overall budget and year accountancy

  • Supervision of the gallery daily maintenance and operation

  • Communication with the Czech and international art scene - searching and developing partnerships with similar institutions and cultural institutes

  • Preparation of texts for promotional materials

  • Preparation of grant applications and texts of final reports

  • Search for fundraising possibilities for individual exhibitions

  • Publishing activities

 

We expect:

  • Excellent overview of the current international and ideally of the Czech art scene

  • Clear curatorial line and gallery management experience

  • Communication and organizational skills, ability to work in a team and resistance to stress

  • Independence, reliability and enthusiasm for work in an art institution

  • Excellent knowledge of English in word and writing, other languages considered as bonus 

 

We offer:

  • work in the team of a prestigious cultural institution and the opportunity to participate in its development

  • Direct contact with Czech and foreign artists and international art scene

  • full-time job

  • Possibility to be involved immediately or to define together of a starting date

 

Organization and deadline:

  • If you are interested, send your professional CV and a motivation letter by email: FuturaOpenCall@gmail.com no later than August 12th, 2021 .

  • We also recommend you to contact us directly in case you would have any questions or you would like to discuss with us the expectations, possibilities and views on the job offer. We would be very glad to start dialogue with interested candidates already during the process of the open call, in order to best orientate and inform them prior to their application. In this case please also write to: FuturaOpenCall@gmail.com or call to +420 608 955 150.