The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation is seeking a high-level graduate intern to assist the Archives Specialist. The ideal candidate will have archival experience; knowledge of photography and digital imagery; strong visual, research and communication skills; and be detail-oriented. Although not an exhaustive list, the following projects will be the focus of the internship: processing archives; scanning slides and entering metadata; creating a cataloging system for archival samples; and digitizing, cataloging and re-housing original artwork. Experience with Photoshop and scanning equipment is required. Experience with FileMaker is preferred. Applicant must be a flexible thinker who has a passion and a mind for the nuances of conceptual work and the unique malleability of Gonzalez-Torres’ oeuvre.
June-August 2011 with possibility for long-term employment after 3 month unpaid trial period
Minimum commitment: 16 hours per week
Lunch is provided
To apply, please submit the following materials to Christy Fisher, firstname.lastname@example.org:
– a brief statement of interest,
– a resume, and
– the names and contact information of two references (academic or professional)
NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis and those being considered will be contacted by the Foundation for an in-person interview.
The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation was established in 2002, and is dedicated to the promotion of visual and creative arts. In furtherance of this educational mission, the Foundation fosters appreciation and serious study of the works of Felix Gonzalez-Torres among the general public, scholars and art historians, through activities such as sponsoring scholarly research, books and projects, and organizing public exhibitions of the work of Felix Gonzalez-Torres.