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Australian Pavilion in the Giardini della Biennale, designed by architecture practice Denton Corker Marshall

The 2017 Venice Biennale - Tasmanian Team Leader position

Friday, 28 October 2016

The Venice Biennale was established in 1895, and is the world’s oldest and most prestigious biennale of international contemporary art. The Australia Council proudly owns the Australian Pavilion and manages our participation at the Venice Biennale, presenting 36 contemporary visual artists since 1954.

Tracey Moffatt will be Australia’s representative at the 2017 Venice Biennale and is the first solo Indigenous artist to represent Australia at Venice.

We are offering an opportunity for an Exhibition Team Leader from Tasmania who will be part of a team who will manage volunteer exhibition attendants and oversee the daily operations of the exhibition at the Australian pavilion during the 2017 Venice Biennale.

Team Leaders will be given the opportunity to develop their skills and experience in gallery management, education and administration. They will also have the opportunity to contribute to the Australia Council’s Venice Biennale social media and communications and be responsible for the monitoring and security of the exhibition.

The Exhibition Team Leader position is for a rostered period of five weeks over the length of the exhibition (9 May – 26 November 2017).

The successful applicant will be required to take part in an induction and Indigenous specific cultural competency training prior to departure.

The Exhibition Team Leader will be provided with:

  • Return economy class airfare from your capital city to Venice
  • A daily per diem of $70 AUD to cover needs, incidentals and local travel
  • Shared apartment accommodation (private room)
  • 24 hour travel insurance for the time you are contracted

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Click here for more details on the position description and selection criteria. (Downloadable PDF)

2017 Venice Biennale application form. (online application form)

For any enquiries regarding the 2017 Venice Biennale Tasmanian Team Leader position please contact:

Wendy Morrow
Professional Development Officer, Arts Tasmania
Wendy.Morrow@arts.tas.gov.au
Phone: 03 6165 6665

Applications close Friday, 2 December 2016.

This position is supported by Arts Tasmania and the Australia Council for the Arts.

Image: Australian Pavilion in the Giardini della Biennale, designed by architecture practice Denton Corker Marshall