The Graduate Program at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University is seeking a Part-Time Lecturer with a background in independent curating, curatorial studies or art history for Spring 2021 to teach the course: "Artists and Curatorial Practice." The study of curatorial practices, different approaches to thematic, site-specific, and independent curating will be covered as well as the role of the "artist as curator." Online, web-based projects are of particular interest and the class should address working and curating during the pandemics, particularly addressing how artists might seize the current moment to create online exhibitions and physically distanced art events.
While the course is open to all graduate students, it indirectly supports first year MFA candidates in conceiving their "First Year Exhibition" in the on-campus teaching gallery on Mission Hill and/or online. The instructor may help guide the MFA candidates in curating their own "First Year" shows and selecting work. The course should include readings, lectures and discussions on contemporary curating, art and globalization. Material related to the global south, SWANA, Asia or marginalized discourses is encouraged.
PhD, MA, MFA or related professional experience.
Curatorial experience in the field of contemporary art, either independent practice, with a cultural or community entity (widely defined), university art gallery or museum.
1-3 years or more, teaching experience preferred or related community work.
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Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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