Netherlands Media Art Institute job vacancy – general/artistic director – deadline 12 July 2010

The Netherlands Media Art Institute (NIMk) focuses on new technologies and visual art. It presents and distributes media art, provides access to and conservation services for collections, facilitates artists’ residencies and performs technical research. The Institute is a point of departure and home port for both new talents and established names. Through projects and events the NIMk reaches as wide an audience as possible, off and on-line, both in its own premises and through projects by third parties, in The Netherlands and other countries. The Institute is included in the so-called Basisinfrastructuur, and receives structural subsidies from the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science and from the City of Amsterdam.

General / artistic director (m/f)

The NIMk is seeking an artistic generalist with knowledge of and a vision for new media art, who will further expand the tasks and programmes of the Institute: a person with vision, whose innovative ideas and élan will define the new course of the NIMk. The candidate has acquired experience in the direction or management of an institution involved with presentation or collection, and is able to give form to aspirations in concrete projects and products in an inspiring manner: exhibitions and other public events, expert meetings and publications. Furthermore, he or she feels at home in the network of visual art and new media, internationally, nationally and locally.Deadline July 12, 2010.

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