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Lara Favaretto, Absolutely Nothing, 2017. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby.

Lara Favaretto, Absolutely Nothing, 2017. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby.

Lara Favaretto, Absolutely Nothing, 2017. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby.

Lara Favaretto, Absolutely Nothing, 2017. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby.

Wu Tsang, Duilian, 2016. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby

Wu Tsang, Duilian, 2016. Installation view, Nottingham Contemporary. Photo Sam Kirby

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Artist – working with new communities

Project Fee: £129 per day (£18.45p/h) plus expenses

Timescale: Min 20 days work from present – April 2018

Nottingham Contemporary is a leading international art gallery with a strong local sense of purpose. Each year over 160, 000 people visit us and around 26,000 participants take part in our Learning programme for families, communities, schools and young people. Our gallery strives to be a welcoming, inspiring place for all people to enjoy.

Passionate about contemporary art and community collaboration you will need a proven ability to build and maintain strong partnerships through innovative creative practice. We are looking for an artist with excellent experience of connecting under represented communities with galleries.  

The chosen artist will  design and deliver a programme of work, in collaboration with the Learning Team, that will inform new ways of working and future gallery practice.

The work will draw on the galleries recent studies of the Black Arts Movement through our Exhibitions Programme, and particularly the exhibition The Pace Is Here and the work of Lubaina Himid.

You will need both a strong record in your own contemporary art practice and community engagement. It will be desirable for you to have a flexible approach to different media and different practices, including digital.

To apply for the position, please download the application form and job description from our website www.nottinghamcontemporary.org/opportunities

We have also produced some guidelines for applying which are available on our website. Sorry, we won’t accept a standalone CV but you may provide one along with your completed application form.

Please email completed applications to nicola@nottinghamcontemporary.org or mail to the gallery.

Application deadline -  25th August 2017

We are committed to making our workforce representative of our city and encourage applicants from different backgrounds and different experiences. We are particularly keen to hear from applicants from under represented communities.

Nottingham Contemporary is funded by Arts Council England and Nottingham City Council. Nottingham Contemporary is an equal opportunities employer.

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