Tate Modern is looking for a Curator International Art with a focus on African art.
Since Tate Modern opened in 2000, its programme of major temporary exhibitions, collection displays, commissions, live performance, and film programme has developed in diversity, scope and profile. In 2016 Tate Modern opened the Blavatnik Building increasing the scope and breadth of the exhibition and collection displays. The Tate Modern curatorial team ensures the highest standard of content and delivery of this programme.
This exciting position offers the chance to play a leading role supporting Tate to fulfil its ambition of rethinking the history of modern and contemporary art from alternative geographies and multiple vantage points. You will work within the Curatorial department, supporting the research and acquisition of modern and contemporary African art working closely with Tate’s Africa Acquisitions Committee (AAC) and contributing and supporting the strategy for representing African art in the programme.
You will be able to combine your curatorial flair with an ability to work collaboratively and make an effective contribution to how African art is thought about and understood at Tate Modern. With an inclusive leadership style, you will possess the ability to inspire your colleagues, share your expertise and motivate and support the development of our curatorial team and contribute to the overall vision of Tate.
You will be an experienced curator or specialist with an in-depth knowledge of modern and contemporary art with a particular specialism in African art. An impressive track record of publication and research, an established network of contacts and an understanding of the issues surrounding collecting modern and contemporary art for museums. You will also be a first-class communicator who can write for a variety of audiences.
For more information on this position, visit Tate website.
Application deadline 2 June 2019