transmediale (Germany) > Announcement: Artistic Director
transmediale creates a space for critical reflection on cultural transformation from a post-digital perspective. For over thirty years, the annual festival for art and digital culture has been bringing together international artists, researchers, activists, and thinkers with the goal of developing new outlooks on our technological era through the entanglement of different genres and curatorial approaches. Beyond the yearly event, transmediale is a transversal, dynamic platform with a vibrant community and a strong network that facilitates regular publications and year-round activities including commissions and artist residencies. transmediale/festival takes place at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, where every year about 25,000 visits are made during the festival period. One of transmediale’s closest cooperation partners is CTM Festival. The German Federal Cultural Foundation has supported transmediale as a cultural institution of excellence since 2004.
The Artistic Director’s central responsibility is the formulation of transmediale’s artistic vision and its implementation on a content and structural level. The position requires the ability to critically examine topics at the intersection of art, technology, science, society, and politics as well as an experimental approach to the implementation of curatorial concepts. In order to anchor a diverse range of perspectives in the program and open up new scope for transmediale, a connection with marginalized communities is particularly welcomed.
Deadline: 6 January 2019