Job opportunity – Artistic Director, Beirut, Cairo, Egypt

Job opportunity – Artistic Director, Beirut, Cairo, Egypt

Beirut is a not-for-profit art initiative and exhibition space in Cairo. Founded in 2012, its office and gallery spaces, public library, project studios and classrooms are located in a small villa with garden in the neighborhood of Agouza. Beirut offers a year-round public program of exhibitions, discursive and educational activities that voice the importance of independent and critical thinking for political and social imagination. Beirut’s mission highlights new commissions to regional and international artists, as well as longterm research frameworks addressing the role of art, institutions and language in culture, politics and education.

Beirut is looking for a curator, artist or collective to direct its artistic program. The position starts in February or March 2015. Candidates are expected to carry out scheduled activities until June and envision a new program to launch in fall 2015. The position offers an exceptional opportunity within the region to build and expand on an inspiring program of international magnitude and interest with local impetus.

Engagement: 12 months contract, renewable

Deadline: 13 December, 2014

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