• Parnell Project Space
  • 23 Cheshire Street, Parnell
  • Parnell Railway Station
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  • Applications close 9am, Monday 30 May 2022

Te Tuhi is looking for a driven individual to join the team as Curatorial Intern at Parnell Project Space, Parnell Station. Te Tuhi’s Curatorial Internship offers the opportunity to curate an independent space and develop a programme of exhibitions and events across a fixed period of 18 months.

The successful applicant will be passionate and knowledgeable about contemporary art and have a keen desire to learn about all aspects of curation, from exhibition design to public programming. The flexibility of the internship allows for the individual to establish their own parameters for exhibition programming, in consultation with the Te Tuhi team.

About the role

The Internship comprises an initial three-month research period, during which the successful applicant develops their programme strategy, in conversation with the Artistic Director and Curatorial team. This is an integral part of the Internship and a crucial time to set objectives for the programme.

The Intern works closely with the Te Tuhi team to deliver the programme and additional activities, meeting regularly with the Curatorial team and attending full staff meetings.

About Parnell Project Space

Parnell Project Space is an exhibition, performance and event space located on the platform at Parnell Station, Tāmaki Makaurau. It is part of Te Tuhi at Parnell Station, which also incorporates Te Tuhi Studios. Parnell Project Space engages with contemporary curators and artists who have an interest in experimental and social practices, providing an environment in which artists and curators can develop their practices and expand their networks.

The Intern will receive mentoring and support from the Te Tuhi team, in particular:

− Executive Director: programme scheduling, budget management, project management

− Artistic Director and Programme Curators: curatorial practice

− Programme Manager: exhibition design, installation management, art handling, working with artists

− Marketing & Communications Coordinator: writing for exhibitions, social media strategies

− Audience Engagement Assistants: interacting with members of the public, developing and presenting visitor programmes, managing events

To apply

Please email a CV and cover letter as a single PDF file with your name in the title to recruitment@tetuhi.art by 9am, Monday 30 May 2022. In your application, please outline how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the position description and how your experience will support your success in this role.

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