November 12, 2021
Youth Position: CFAT Exhibition Coordinator Internship
The Exhibition Coordinator internship is a four month contract to provide a recent graduate with exhibition planning and installation experience. Reporting directly to the Centre for Art Tapes’s Programming and Communications Coordinator, the intern will assist in the planning and execution of CFAT’s 2022 Media Art Scholarship Exhibition. This annual event is a group exhibition featuring six media artists who have completed our education program.
The coordinator will assist CFAT staff in all aspects of exhibition planning including but not limited to: Location scouting, exhibition design, install and promotions. The ideal candidate would be a recent graduate of a fine arts, art history or museum studies program. Interest in a career in curation would be considered an asset. A genuine interest in contemporary Canadian art, specifically media art, is required. The candidate should be a good problem solver with flexibility to meet a quickly changing environment. The candidate is required to work in a team environment, so strong communication skills and collaboration are essential.
CFAT recognizes our participation and complicity with the historic barriers to accessing job opportunities in the arts. Applicants are welcomed to self-identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ2SIA+, disabled, femme or any other community that is important to their identity. We are in an ongoing process of making our space and programs as welcoming and available to all as possible. If you have specific needs that you would like us to address, or any concerns please reach out or mention them in your application.
CFAT’s facility is wheelchair accessible and has one non-gendered washroom. Our Core Staff are happy to work with people with disabilities to support them in comfortably and safely using our space. CFAT’s facility is a community-used space, and a number of members have 24-hour access. Participation with CFAT’s programs and use of our space by anyone is governed by our Code of Conduct, which does not tolerate discrimination or acts of violence in any form.