Multicultural Arts Victoria’s Bendigo Emerge Cultural Hub will fund a part time 4 month First Nations Identified Mentorship position for an Indigenous artist to learn exhibition operations.
The Mentee will be employed by Multicultural Arts Victoria and be based in the Dudley House co working Hub. They will be supervised by Forest Keegel and the NAIDOC exhibition Curator Janet Bromley.
During the mentorship the candidate will work on all aspects of the exhibition including, but not limited to:
The position hours vary in the lead up to the exhibition but there is a total of 200 hours from May until the end of August and the hourly rate is $20 per hour.
Stage 1 – Learning the ropes
10 hours per week (spread over 2 or 3 days) in the month of May and the first 2 weeks of June.
Total 58 hours
Stage 2 – Preparing the Exhibition
From 11th June – 5th July 15 hours per week
Total 60 hours
Stage 3 – Exhibition
During the exhibition, the position is 6 days of 6 hours per week 10.30-4.30pm from Friday 6th July – Saturday 15th July Total 42 hours
Stage 4 – Reporting and applying for funds for 2019During the 4 weeks after the exhibition of 10 hours per week
Total 40 hours
We are looking for candidates who can commit to the hours outlined above, are interested in learning how to do exhibition operations and have a passion and interest in the Visual Arts. No formal qualifications are required.
Please submit your expression of interest by phone or email by 3 May 2018. Informal interviews will be held on 4 May 2018 with the position commencing on 8 May 2018 subject to the candidates availability.
If you are an Indigenous Artist and would like to learn about how to organise, promote and run an exhibition you can express your interest in this position to Forest Keegel via e: firstname.lastname@example.org or ph: 0402 035 521