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Camera Austria is seeking a team member with curatorial and institutional skills

In order to take over curatorial and institutional duties, Camera Austria—Laboratory for Photography and Theory is seeking to add a new team member with expertise in contemporary photography and (photo-)theory. The position will be open for three years and begin on January 2, 2023. (with the possibility of extension).

We are looking for

-Someone who will support the further growth of exhibition activity and the institution of Camera Austria’s institutional focus. With an eye toward connections with other Camera Austria operations, these duties, along with the development of each year’s exhibition program, are completed in close cooperation with the board of directors and the crew.

Desired qualities include
–experience in conceiving, planning, and curating exhibitions in the field of photography, as well as in matters related to the practical implementation of such exhibitions
–willingness to be actively involved in the further development and realignment of Camera Austria’s profile as an institution in the relatively near future
–specialized university degree or appropriate training, plus several years of professional experience in a comparable position
–interest in and knowledge of the art and cultural scene in Austria; good network in the international contemporary photography scene
–passion for theory; knowledge of current debates and discourses related to (post-)photography
–strong interest in digital formats and in the conception of innovative mediation offers
–experience in dealing with cooperation partners and sponsors
–willingness to take on representative tasks; strong interest in cultural policy; experience in acquiring third-party funding and willingness to work in this area
–structured and team-oriented working approach; high level of social competence; strong communication skills
–excellent English and German skills, both orally and in writing (min. level C1)

We offer
–work in an independent, established organization with an international network and excellent reputation
–the opportunity to implement specific projects and to engage in the development of Camera Austria’s program and the realignment of the institutional profile
–collaboration with an experienced and dedicated team
–a centrally situated exhibition venue with high visitor frequency
–weekly working time: 35 hours
–an attractive workspace in downtown Graz with the possibility of working off site as well
–employment begins: January 2, 2023

Please send your application (email only) by September 15, 2022, to this address: [email protected]

See the full job offer here

Camera Austria
Lendkai 1
8020 Graz
Hours: Tuesday–Sunday 10am–6pm

T +43 316 815550
[email protected]
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