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Job: Barbican/Iniva Curatorial Traineeship

An opportunity for a curator beginning their career in the visual arts to work with one of the UK’s most adored cultural venues.

Barbican and Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) are launching a joint curatorial traineeship programme, which is an excellent opportunity to gain an insight into working for two arts organisations of different scale with separate programmes, where you will acquire practical skills to support your qualifications and inform future career choices.

Working at Iniva one day a week and the rest of the time at the Barbican, the Trainee will gain practical experience on specific exhibitions, which may include a commission by John Akomfrah and Basquiat: Boom for Real.

There will also be opportunity to encounter curators, artists, academics and researchers working in areas related to Iniva’s artistic programme and the collections of the Stuart Hall Library.

To be considered for this post you will need to have an undergraduate degree or equivalent in Art, Art History or related subjects. You will have a flexible and proactive approach to work, and excellent communication skills. You will be able to work well on your own as well as in a team setting. You’ll also need to be able to use basic computer programmes from the MS Office suite. You will have an excellent eye for detail enabling you to undertake your work to a high standard.

For the full job description & specification, and details on how to apply, visit the Barbican website here.

Application deadline: 6 February 5pm