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Curatorial, Media Arts – Intern 2020 SFMOMA United States

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Job: Curatorial, Media Arts – Intern 2020
Paid/Unpaid: paid
Company: SFMOMA
Location: United States
Application Deadline: 02/16/2020

Internship Description

Curatorial, Media
Arts – Intern 2020


Media Plays A Major Role In Everyday Life, From Cinema And
Television To Surveillance And The Internet. Our Media Arts Collection Reflects
How Artists Have Used Various Technologies In Their Work Since The 1960s. The
Collection Encompasses A Diverse Range Of Time-Based Media Artworks, Including
Video, Film, Slide, Sound, Computer-Based, And Online Projects As Well As Live

Reflecting the Bay Area’s Tradition Of Technological
Innovation And Forward-Thinking, Sfmoma Is A Leader In The Presentation,
Collection, And Preservation Of Time-Based Media Works. Our Department Of Media
Arts, Established In 1987, Was Among The First Of Its Kind In The United

Media Arts Is Spearheading The Development Of A
Richly-Illustrated Digital Publication That Considers The Role Of Participation
In Contemporary Art, With Specific Attention To Sfmoma’s Collection, Exhibition
And Public Program History. It Will Bring Together New And Existing Content,
From Essays And Conservation Case Studies To Artist Interviews And
Conversations, To Advance The Scholarship Of This Subject. 

In Dialogue With The Assistant Curators Of Media Arts, The
Media Arts Curatorial Intern Will Conduct In-Depth Online And Archival Research
On Related Images, Multimedia, And Written Material. This May Include
Documentation Of Performances, Talks, Symposia, Onsite And Offsite Sfmoma
Commissions. With An Emphasis On Time-Based Media Art And Performance, The
Publication Will Consider A Wide Spectrum Of Genres And Mediums Including
Take-Away Print Pieces, Artist-Designed Walks, Sound-Based Sculptures,
Browsable Photography Projects, And Video Installations Culminating From
Community Collaborations. 


Sfmoma Aims To Launch This Online Resource In Spring 2021 On
The Occasion Of The Sfmoma Presentation Of Nam June Paik. The
Intern Will Support The Assistant Curators Of Media Arts In Researching And
Identifying Related Content Options For Both A Thematic Digital Publication And
The Nam June Paik Sfmoma Exhibition Web Page. 

The Scope Of Artistic Approaches To Participation By The
Intern Will Be Determined In Conversation With Media Arts Curatorial Staff And
In Part Defined By The Intern’s Interests And Findings. Avenues Of Approach May
Include: Preparing A Summary Of Collection Works Across Curatorial Areas That
Require Participation; Preparing A Selected Overview And Analysis Of Relevant
Commissions And Performances Led By Media Arts And Education And By Community
Engagement; Research And Report On Digital Publication Initiatives By Other
Arts Organizations.

Sfmoma Is An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed To

Learn More About The Expectations And Qualifications For
This Internship In The Attached Description. Applications Without Appropriate
Materials Will Not Be Considered. Please See Full Internship Description


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