Walker Art Center (MN), Call for Applicants: Two Interdisciplinary Fellowships, with compensation- Performing Arts & Visual Arts

Walker Art Center (MN), Call for Applicants: Two Interdisciplinary Fellowships, with compensation- Performing Arts & Visual Arts

Deadline: September 16th, 2016

Performing Arts Fellowship: The Walker Art Center is pleased to offer a new Interdisciplinary Fellowship in our Performing Arts Department. This one-year fellowship supports the Walker’s goal to encourage greater leadership in this area and to develop a new generation of curatorial and scholarly talent engaged with the challenges and evolving standards for collecting, documenting, archiving, and presenting interdisciplinary work across gallery, stage, and site.

The Fellow will gain direct experience in the area of production, with emphasis placed upon the curating, developing, and managing of hybrid works, and the conceptual, technical, spatial, financial, developmental/rehearsal, collaborative/collective, audience/outreach, and other concerns required for the successful realization of these projects. Compensation: $35,000/year; excellent benefits package.

Website link to Performing Arts Fellowship for more detailed information and application details: http://www.walkerart.org/jobs/browse/current-openings/2016/interdisciplinary-fellow-performing-arts

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Visual Arts Fellowship: The Walker Art Center is pleased to offer a new Interdisciplinary Fellowship within our Visual Arts Department. This two-year fellowship supports the Walker’s goal to encourage greater leadership in this area and to develop a new generation of curatorial and scholarly talent engaged with the challenges and evolving standards for collecting, documenting, archiving, and presenting interdisciplinary work across gallery, stage, and site.

The Fellow will work on focused projects dedicated to the research, documentation, preservation, and presentation of performance and interdisciplinary work here at the Walker. In particular, this individual will support the further development of new systems for presenting and displaying materials from the Walker Archives and permanent collection; gain experience in curating, developing, and managing hybrid works; develop new scholarship around the Walker’s own history in this arena; develop new models for future presentations; and provide curatorial support for upcoming cross-disciplinary projects. Compensation: $35-40,000/year (dependent on qualifications); excellent benefits package.

Website Link for Visual Arts Fellowship for more detailed information and application details: http://www.walkerart.org/jobs/browse/current-openings/2016/interdisciplinary-fellow-visual-arts

About: The Walker Art Center is a catalyst for the creative expression of artists and the active engagement of audiences. Focusing on the visual, performing, and media arts of our time, the Walker takes a global, multidisciplinary, and diverse approach to the creation, presentation, interpretation, collection, and preservation of art. Walker programs examine the questions that shape and inspire us as individuals, cultures, and communities. Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

 

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