Call for Associate Curators

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We are recruiting independent curators with an interest in social practices to form a curatorial peer-to-peer group. The group will be a non-hierarchical collective effort to kick-start a new cycle of research with outputs in public programmes and socially-engaged art projects across London.

The activities of the group will include, among others:
- networking and managing partnerships with charities and other organisations tackling issues from social justice to climate change
- managing or collaborating on fundraising applications
- researching artistic practices with a collaborative approach involving communities
- liaising with artists to prepare proposals responding to specific needs and urgencies
- curating public programmes, workshops, commissions and exhibitions

Curaors involved in the group must be based in London and have a good knowledge of funding applications, reporting, and management of projects with multiple stakeholders.

As an Associate Curator at Looking Forward, you will benefit from a cooperative model of working, in which you will retain your independency and have maximum flexibility while benefitting by working in a network of like-minded and forward-thinking curators. Fees and specific conditions will be depending on and scalable according to fundraising results and the amount of commitment and contribution of each curator to the group.

Deadline: 27 March 2023