FORM is an independent, non-profit cultural organisation that develops and advocates for excellence in creativity and artistic practice in Western Australia.
FORM is seeking a full time Senior Curator to work as part of the Senior Management team of this dynamic not-for-profit organisation to assist with developing and delivering artistic programs of significance, organisational program planning and fundraising. This role will also be an important artistic and community liaison for the organisation, and contribute curatorial advice and guidance to other team members and projects.
This is a predominantly Perth-based position working within a small team of 30, however travel may be required depending on the programs.
The successful candidate will report to the Executive Director, working closely with the General Manager and as part of the Senior Management team, and will be expected to work collaboratively with other team members to successfully develop, deliver and fund projects.
The following provides an indication of the types of activities that will be a key part of this role:
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
This is a full time position. The salary offered will depend on the skills and experience of the successful candidate.
ABOUT THE ORGANISATION
FORM is an independent and enterprising non-profit organisation that works to develop creativity in all its forms and harness it for cultural development and community transformation in Western Australia. We believe that the best, most vibrant places to live are the ones that nurture dynamic creativity, showcase cultural diversity, insist on quality, and are shaped with people in mind.
The organisation’s work to build a state of creativity spans artistic development and presentation, research, place activation, urban and regional strategy, cultural community engagement, cultural infrastructure development, Aboriginal cultural maintenance, creative sector skills development, advocacy, retail and gallery operations. All of these activities are connected by the exploration of artistic excellence, whether through processes or outcomes.
FORM is a State-based organisation, running 5 facilities around WA. FORM is based in Perth with a head office in the Station Masters House Claremont, a cultural hub and project space The Goods Shed, additional offices and FORM Gallery on Murray Street in Perth, and additional offices in Port Hedland where we run 3 facilities and additional regional programming (Port Hedland Courthouse Gallery, Port Hedland Visitor Centre, Spinifex Hill Studios).
We focus on addressing the overarching conditions for creativity, and the value of creativity, culture and the arts, and design to the wellbeing and prosperity of a region. Our programs aim to catalyse collective change for the wider Western Australian cultural eco-system.
Please email your CV and a covering letter to Rebecca Eggleston, General Manager of FORM, at Rebecca@form.net.au
Applications must address the required skills and competencies.
Application deadline: 31.03.2017