05.05.2014

CIC (Cairo, Egypt) seeks an Artistic Director

CIC - Contemporary Image Collective is seeking a highly motivated individual to take on the role of Artistic Director (AD). This is a key artistic and management position within the institution. The Artistic Director will work closely with the Managing Director to further the depth and breadth of CIC’s mission. It is a complex and demanding role, offering significant responsibility and a diverse, in depth engagement with the local, regional and international art fields.

The Artistic Director should have a demonstrable knowledge of contemporary visual art practices and discourse, as well as a strong interest in researching and engaging the expanded field of the image, its languages and modes of production and circulation. CIC’s primary field of interest lays in the broad range of lens-based practices and discourses, how these develop, engage one another, and resonant various paradigms of knowledge and practice.

The successful applicant will be expected to develop, fundraise, and realize CIC’s programme, ranging from projects, exhibitions, workshops and classes to various discursive activities.

Excellent interpersonal skills and advanced organizational skills are necessary, as well as the ability to develop effective partnerships and work collaboratively with other CIC staff as well as local and international collaborators.

Applicants do not have to be currently residing in Egypt but must be willing to relocate upon accepting the position.

Deadline for applications: 31 May.

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