Open Calls and Opportunities: May 2022 (Singapore/SEA)

[Updated 26 May 2022]

ArtsEquator Lobang is a list of available open calls, job postings and other opportunities open to people from Singapore and Southeast Asia. “Lobang”, a Malay word for “hole”, is used in Singlish as a shorthand for an opportunity, valuable contact or a tip.

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Info & Resources

Note: Info on reliefs, grants and packages by the Singapore government can be found here

[Singapore] Venue Hire Subsidy for Performances, Exhibitions, Rehearsals

Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) has extended its subsidy for venue hire and in-house production costs for another three months from 1 April 2022 to 30 June 2022, at a subsidy level of 30%. The subsidy will be ceased thereafter.

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[Singapore] Small Business Recovery Grant (SBRG)

The Small Business Recovery Grant (SBRG) provides one-off cash support to SMEs that have been most affected by COVID-19 restrictions over the past year, like those in the F&B, Retail, Tourism and Hospitality sectors. IRAS will notify eligible firms starting from June 2022.

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[Singapore] COVID-19 Recovery Grant

The COVID-19 Recovery Grant (CRG) provides temporary financial support to workers in lower- to middle-income households who are presently experiencing involuntary job loss, involuntary no-pay leave (NPL) or income loss due to the economic impact of COVID-19. Open to Self Employed Persons and part-/full-time employees.

Applications are open till 31 December 2022.

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[Singapore] Temasek Trust-CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund

The Temasek Trust-CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund is a S$4 million community fund set up to support persons with disabilities in acquiring relevant vocational and independent living skills and emerge stronger from the pandemic.

This Fund is available for one year only until 31 Dec 2022.

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[Singapore] The Props Collective 

The Props Collective is a new props rental company based in Singapore that believes that art can be created communally and more sustainably while taking care of the environment.

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[Singapore] SG Creative & Cultural Community on Facebook

The SG COVID-19 Creative/Cultural Professionals & Freelancers Support Group Facebook group was set up in Feb 2020 to share tips, resources and information for creative and cultural workers. It has since been renamed to SG Creative & Cultural Community.

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[Singapore] Sing Lit Station HALP Fund

The HALP Fund is a discretionary fund used by Sing Lit Station to support literary arts practitioners in the creation and presentation of their work in any form. It also aims to provide subsistence funds during tough times. The maximum quantum will be $500 per application. Applications will be held year-round until 31 March 2021 or until funds are fully disbursed, whichever comes first.

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[Singapore] SAMPP COVID-19 Relief Fund

Singapore Association of Motion Picture Professionals are offering grants for filmmakers and others in the film industry.

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Open Calls

[NEW] Open Call: Land Transport Authority (LTA) Art in Transit (Cross Island Line)

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is looking for artists to create artworks for the upcoming Cross Island MRT Line as part of the Art in Transit Programme, Singapore’s largest public art programme. If selected, you will be invited to propose original art concepts to be developed and integrated into the stations.

Deadline: 7 June 2022, 12pm

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[NEW] Open Call: Singapore Apprenticeship in Literary Translation (SALT)

The Singapore Apprenticeship in Literary Translation (SALT) is a capability development programme jointly organised by Tender Leaves Translation and the Singapore Book Council, aimed at training literary translators for the publishing industry. Participants will undergo a rigorous, industry-oriented 6-month training, in which they will:

– learn the skills and craft of translating a work of short fiction or poetry (10,000-20,000 words of prose or 10-20 pages of poetry). You can translate from any language but the work will be translated to English;

– put together a translation sample and synopsis package for pitching to publishers and agents;

– gain experience in the best practices of the profession, including understanding the business, legal, and ethical issues involved in their work.

Deadline: 30 May 2022

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[NEW] Open Call: The Yale Drama Series 2023 Playwriting Competition

The Yale Drama Series is seeking submissions for its 2023 playwriting competition. The winning play will be selected by the series’ current judge, Jeremy O. Harris. The winner of this annual competition will be awarded the David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of their manuscript by Yale University Press, and a celebratory event. The prize and publication are contingent on the playwright’s agreeing to the terms of the publishing agreement.

The Yale Drama Series Competition strongly urges electronic submission. By electronically submitting your script, you will receive immediate confirmation of your successful submission and the ability to check the status of your entry. They will accept hardcopies.

Deadline: 15 August 2022

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[NEW] [International] Call for Artists: ANIMA MUNDI 2022 – VISIONS

ITSLIQUID Group, in collaboration with ACIT Venice – Italian-German Cultural Association, and EGO’ Boutique Hotel is pleased to announce the open call for VISIONS, third appointment of ANIMA MUNDI 2022, that will take place in Venice at Palazzo Albrizzi-Capello from June 16 to July 06, 2022, and at Palazzo Bembo – Venice Grand Canal (click here to learn more on this venue) from June 17 to July 06, 2022, during the 59th Venice Biennale of Art.

Deadline: 29 May 2022

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[NEW] Open Call: Backstage Affair’s Apprenticeship Programme (BAAP)

The Backstage Affair’s Apprenticeship Programme (BAAP) is for fresh graduates and young theatre professionals with limited working experience backstage or interested individuals with minimal knowledge in the production aspects of the arts and entertainment sector.

Deadline: 3 June 2022

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[NEW] [Korea/International] Open Call: PAMS Pitching

PAMS Pitching is a program with the aim of finding partners for international cooperation by promoting works and organisations through various methods. During the pitching sessions, participants will introduce their works/organisations and projects at the pre-creation stage to attract funding from partners. They would like to encourage active participation of diverse performing artists in PAMS Pitching 2022 to find partners for international cooperation in overseas touring, international co-production and residencies.

Deadline: 10 June 2022, 15:00 (KST)

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[NEW] Call For Entry: The 33rd Singapore International Film Festival

With its dynamic programming, SGIFF is an important voice for groundbreaking Asian Cinema in Singapore and the region.

A call out to invite filmmakers, production & distribution houses, film & cultural institutions working on Asian & Southeast Asian cinema to participate in the festival.

Categories include:

– Feature Films & Short Films

– Asian Producers Network

– Southeast Asian Film Lab

– Youth Critics Programme

Early bird deadline: 24 July 2022

Deadline: 8 August 2022

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Open Call: As Clean As A Bone: A Mentorship Programme for Fiction Writers in Singapore by Yu-Mei Balasingamchow

Fiction writer Yu-Mei Balasingamchow is looking to mentor fiction writers in Singapore who are earlier in their careers to help them advance their craft. She has been writing fiction for ten years, and mentored the first two writers in this programme in September 2021. She is currently accepting applications for the next round of mentorship.

Deadline: 15 May 2022, 23:59 (SGT)

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Call for Submissions: Singapore Unbound: 2022 Gaudy Boy Poetry Book Prize

The Gaudy Boy Poetry Book Prize is awarded annually to an unpublished manuscript of original Anglophone poetry by an author of Asian heritage residing anywhere in the world. The winner receives book publication and USD1,500.00. The contest is open to emerging and established poets.

Deadline: 15 May 2022

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Call for Submissions: The 8th Singapore Poetry Contest

Singapore Unbound is looking for poems that use the chiming words “time” and “regime” together or separately in imaginative ways. The words must be used as they are, although different forms of the words (pluralized, adjectival, etc.) may appear elsewhere in the poem. Submissions may be on any theme, but they will be judged for the creative use of the words “time” and “regime,” as much as they will be for overall excellence. The contest is open to everyone, living anywhere.

Deadline: 16 May 2022

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Open Call: AUDITION NOTICE: Casting Calls

Join Queerwe in their next project in telling stories about queer brown lives. They are casting for their first theatre performance. Any acting or arts experience at any level welcome. Do slide into their dms on Instagram and tell your friends!

Role:
– Queer / LGBT
– Malay
– Male / Male-identifying
– Able to play a 30-35 year old

Deadline: 17 May 2022

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Role:
– Queer / LGBT
– Malay
– Female / Female-identifying
– Above 18

Deadline: 31 May 2022

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Open Call: Intangible Cultural Heritage

Calling all artists and creatives!

In partnership with Maybank Foundation, National Museum Singapore (NMS) is looking to commission a series of video-based artworks of our Intangible Cultural Heritage in Singapore and Southeast Asia, for display at the museum from end-2022.

Deadline: 18 May 2022

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Open Call: Permisi

P7:1SMA is calling for applications for Permisi, a sharing space where one can share or ask for feedback for any brewing ideas or creation with the larger community. Each sharing will be for 30 minutes, inclusive of a conversation circle.

‘Permisi’ is an interjection in Malay-Indonesian that is commonly used in speech to apologise when seeking a clarification. This effort is a homage to Eng Kai Er’s ‘Make it Share it’ Philosophy.

Deadline: 20 May 2022 or 19 August 2022 or 18 November 2022

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Open Call: AUDITION NOTICE: General Auditions 2022

Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) invites you to audition for their upcoming productions! Be part of their exciting line-up of shows including contemporary & classical plays, musicals, Shakespeare in the Park, as well as theatre for young audiences in both English and Mandarin!

Deadline: 23 May 2022

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Call for Submissions: Manuscript Bootcamp (Prose) 2022

Open to submissions on an annual basis, Sing Lit Station’s Manuscript Bootcamp is an intensive editorial programme that gathers writers, critics, literary academics and publishers together to critique and workshop a handful of the best manuscripts that Singaporean writers have to offer.

Put through days of thorough analyses and feedback from industry professionals, the manuscripts are then revised and edited by the author. What happens next is entirely up to the author, after being given access to the support system formed during the Bootcamp.

Deadline: 30 May 2022

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Call for Submissions: Epigram Books: Storytel Epigram Horror Prize (SEHP)

This year, Epigram Books is excited to announce a new short story competition. Named the Storytel Epigram Horror Prize (SEHP), it focuses on short stories in the horror genre and provides another platform for Singaporean writers to showcase their talents. The SEHP is open to any citizen or permanent resident in Singapore, 16 years old and above. Those submitting manuscripts must ensure that they are between 4,000 to 7,000 words long and in the English language. New and original translations of non-English works can also be submitted.

The top entry will receive S$3,000, the second-best will receive S$2,000, the third-best entry will receive S$1,000. Eight other shortlisted entries will receive S$500 each. All eleven shortlisted entries will be published as an anthology by Epigram Books and adapted to audiobooks by Storytel earlier.

Deadline: 30 May 2022

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Open Call: ARTEFACT Creative Residencies 2022/2023

DANCE NUCLEUS welcomes proposals for creative residencies that will take place by March 2023. The ARTEFACT residency is open to artists working in independent dance and performance, and is intended to support the creative development of research-based practices.

Deadline: 10 June 2022

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Open Call: Production Bridging Initiative

In 2022, The Production Bridging Initiative will be focusing its effort in grooming Production Managers, as an attempt to contribute to the current supply gap of production managers in the local theatre scene.

The selected individual can acquire industry knowledge by working on a broad range of different programmes, from black box shows to outdoor community theatre performances. This will ensure the participant not only receives a broad range of management experience, but gets to hone the different and specific skill sets needed for the respective production types.

Deadline: 13 June 2022

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Call for Proposals: The Second Link: A Malaysia-Singapore Literary Anthology

Marshall Cavendish International’s vision for this anthology is one that will bring together writers to reflect critically and creatively on our intertwined pasts and futures, and serve as a landmark showcase of creative writing from Malaysia and Singapore. They invite writers to reflect on the anniversary through three frames – the past, present and the future – by submitting proposals engaging directly or elliptically with each.

They are not looking for straightforward socio political and geopolitical analyses, political manifestos, historical research or the like. The works can include these elements but should ultimately aim to be literary in tone. They are keen to include memoirs, alternative histories, speculative fiction, collage work or creative explorations of heritage, culture and linguistics.

Deadline: 15 June 2022

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Open Call: Issue 4 ‘Wildcard’ (Mahogany Journal)

For Mahogany Journal’s fourth open call “Wildcard”, they are seeking poetry and short stories of all themes and topics, as long as they carry a +65 South Asian focus. Possible topics include – but are not limited to – body image and politics, community and culture, disease and death, erasure and representation, feminism and patriarchy, gender and sexuality, as well as religion and philosophy.

Deadline: 15 June 2022

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Singapore Unbound Awards for the Best Undergraduate Critical Essays on Singapore and Other Literatures 

For the second year running, Singapore Unbound, a NYC-based literary non-profit, will be giving out three awards of USD250.00 each for the best three undergraduate critical essays on topics in Singapore and other literatures. The purpose of these awards is to encourage the teaching and study of Singapore literature at college level and the cultivation of general appreciation for the character and achievements of Singapore literature.

Deadline: 31 July 2022

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Call for Submissions: Epigram Books Fiction Prize 2023

Established in 2015, the Epigram Books Fiction Prize (EBFP) was initiated to promote contemporary Singapore creative writing and reward excellence in Singapore literature. Since 2020, the EBFP has been open to writers from Southeast Asia.

Writers must be citizens and permanent residents of Southeast Asia. Each submission must be a full-length, original and unpublished manuscript of at least 40,000 words, written in the English language. Translated works are also allowed, although terms and conditions apply.

Deadline: 1 August 2022

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Call for Submissions: Publish with the Diacritic

The Diacritic will continue to foster academic conversations and make efforts to accentuate contemporary discourse by voicing critical perspectives.

Got some amazing and creative academic ideas during summer(or, from any time)? Publish with the Diacritic next AY! Head over to Instagram and DM The Diacritic’s friendly editors @ashpurplefire, @_kritzzz, and @darren__teo.

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Call for Submissions: The Tiger Moth Review

The Tiger Moth Review, a new and independent eco-conscious journal from Singapore, is calling for submissions of poetry, prose, art and photography that emphasises the connections between “human activity and the environment that produces it”, work that displays an “awareness of ecology and concerns over environmental disaster” (“Ecopoetics”, Poetry Foundation).

They are looking for work that is eco-conscious and critical, work that celebrates the beauty/ bounty of nature, work that is cognisant, curious and contemplative of the relationships between humanity, modernity, cultures and the environments in which we live in or imagine ourselves to inhabit.

July issue: Submit between February and April

January issue: Submit between August and October

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Call for Submissions: Singapore Unbound: SUSPECT

Singapore Unbound is calling for submissions for its new journal SUSPECT – poetry, literary fiction, essays, and any kind of writings that do not fall into these categories, written or translated into English by authors who identify as Asian.  They also publish reviews of books by Asian authors and interviews with Asian writers and artists.

Submit a group of 3-5 poems, a story, or an essay, with a brief cover letter, in MSWord format to Jee at jkoh@singaporeunbound.org.

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Open Call: SCCC: Programming Ideas

As part of the SCCC’s aim to promote Chinese Singaporean art and culture, it is inviting Singapore-based artists, organisations and community partners to submit their proposals for programmes to be held at our centre. The proposed projects could be presented in any format and need not be limited to exhibitions, guided tours, workshops, talks, conferences, performances, demonstrations, film screenings or educational courses.

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Open Call: Raise Three Fingers

Raise Three Fingers (formerly Art for Freedom MM) is a campaign hub founded by artists and creatives in Myanmar to bring the global art community together and highlight the unfolding human rights and humanitarian crises caused by the military coup on February 1 2021. They are calling on the global art community to raise three fingers and shine a light on an illegitimate power grab.

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Open Call: Conservation Research Writing Residency

Rimbun Dahan now offers short-term residencies, between 2 weeks and 3 months, for researchers in environmental conservation issues who need time and space to write up their research for publication.

Applications on a rolling basis from 1 March 2021.

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Open Call: Youth Opera Comique (YOC): Auditions

Youth Opera Comique (YOC) is a bunch of fun-loving, yet passionate young opera singers with a desire to hone their operatic performance skills. As a company, they are focused on giving young singers opportunities to perform in unique, refreshing productions and exposure to this wonderful art form.

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List Yourself: Producers SG Directory 

The Producers SG Directory is an online database of independent arts producers and managers working in and across Singapore and the region.

This is a growing directory. Producers SG welcomes submissions from producers and arts managers from Singapore, the rest of Southeast Asia, as well as professionals who work regularly with artists and/or platforms in this region.

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Call for Pitches: SO-FAR: Contributions

SO-FAR are accepting pitches for our short-form Weekly columns. Before approaching them with a pitch, they encourage you to familiarise yourself with the content, style, rigour and ethos of SO-FAR. Take time to read the details of each column below to find out which would best suit your work. Please also pay special attention to the accepted formats for each column. They expect writers to be responsive and deadline-driven.

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Jobs

[NEW] Singlit Station: Station Control (General Manager)

Singlit Station is looking for a new Station Control (General Manager) as their current Station Control moves onto a new chapter in their life.

The Station Control leads Single Station’s team of 4 full-time staff and various part-time associates. They play a key role in the strategic direction envisioned for writers, readers and inclusive communities.

Some job roles include:

– Conduct of operational / business planning with the Executive Committee and staff, and strategic advice and support for the Board of Directors.

– Plan, monitor and report SLS’ annual budgets for all grants and projects with the support of the Station Manager (Admin & Writer Development)

– Lead the Programmes & Community Development and Youth & Education teams in the planning and execution for all Sing Lit Station programmes; ensuring that they fulfil the organisation’s objectives as a registered charity, Major Grant Company and IPC.

– Oversee SLS’ fundraising campaigns to sustain donor engagement and develop donor experience with support from Station Manager (Community Development)

Deadline: 15 June 2022

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[NEW] LionCat Films: Art Director

LIONCAT FILMS is seeking an Art Director who is on a journey to becoming a Creative Director.

Some job roles include:

– Be highly conceptual (coming up with ideas is what really drives you).

– Have an amazing visual eye (simply, you know what makes a communication powerful, visually).

– Familiar and comfortable with design software (adept at Adobe design packages).

– Be a generally organised person (creative minds aren’t always organised, but it helps).

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[NEW] Singapore Tyler Print Institute (STPI): Executive (Outreach & Gallery Operations)

Responsible for administrative documentation of participating galleries, on-site operations, outreach and support Assistant Director on all project logistics.

Some job roles include:

– Create of briefing decks, artists folios, artworks details and other necessary documentation to be used by relevant stakeholdersFollow up and liaise with participating galleries to consolidate gallery’s information, artist’s bios, artwork details and pictures for use on multiple platforms including website, social media channels, on-site etc

– Liaise with educators on school tours

– Create of education packs for schools and public

– Support in public programmes and on-site logistics

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[NEW] ArtsWok Collab: Business Development Intern

In the recent months, ArtsWok has been thinking and discussing about future organisation innovation plans to ensure that they remain relevant and to meet societal needs with the work that they do. They are looking for a Business Development Intern for 6 months, starting from September.

Deadline: 3 June 2022

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Asian Film Archive: Theatre Manager

The Theatre Manager will be working in a dynamic and innovative environment to promote Asian cinema. The manager must have excellent leadership and organisational skills to manage the operational running of AFA’s programmes at the Oldham Theatre. If you have a passion for Asian films, are dedicated and resilient, you could be the person they are looking for.

Deadline: 17 May 2022

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Objectifs: Full-Time Coordinator (Education & Programmes)

Objectifs is looking for a full-time Coordinator (Education & Programmes) to support their exciting line-up of activities!

Working closely with the Objectifs programming and education team to:

– Provide administrative, planning and logistical support for our educational activities, including workshops, schools and corporate engagements.

– Assist with the logistics and execution of our programmes, such as artist talks, panel discussions, workshops and screenings.

– Liaise with artists, instructors, teaching assistants, school teachers and relevant partners, to ensure the quality and smooth delivery of our activities.

Deadline: 25 May 2022

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Fellow Design: Internship (May – July)

Are you interested in designing experiences? Do you have a keen sense of typography? Fellow now has a current opening for internships and is looking for an intern to fill the position.

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Project Coordinator with Aaron Yip

Apply to work as a project coordinator for a new travel storytelling project (think Humans of New York but for traveling Thailand). You will be interviewing local vendors and shop owners throughout Thailand and listening to their stories. This position pays 30,000 baht per month (your travel, housing, and food expenses will be paid for). It’s about 4-6 hours of work per day.

You will be traveling and working with Aaron Yip, a Californian artist turned humanitarian (helping NGOs). For the past few years, he collaborated with folks from UNHCR to care for vulnerable women and girls across Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe.

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Intercultural Theatre Institute (ITI): Project Manager (Part-time, Project Basis)

ITI is looking for a Project Manager to oversee and manage some renovations for its premises. This involves liaising with SLA and the contractor(s) who are undertaking the renovations, tracking the progress of the work and coordinating the parties affected by the renovations. If you have skills in project management or facilities management, please contact them. Some knowledge of renovation work will be helpful.

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Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF): Internship Opportunity

Internships in ASEF are a form of experiential learning that supports students to integrate knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths and give ASEF the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent.

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Kult Studio & Gallery: Project Executive

Kult Studio & Gallery is looking for a Project Executive who is keen to work at a multi-disciplinary studio that gets briefed on projects that are simply unique each time.

Job roles include:

– Service accounts for external client projects

– Be part of brainstorming and ideation processes

– Liaise with suppliers and vendors

– Plan and execute marketing events for clients and Kult Gallery

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National Gallery Singapore: Various positions

National Gallery Singapore is recruiting for various positions.

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Some positions include:

National Gallery: Kolektif Administrator (1 year part-time contract)

Job roles include:

– Work as youth administrator for Kolektif programmes which include procurement, communications with internal departments and external vendors, management of partners and Kolektif Alumni.

– Develop and manage marketing schedule and programme calendaring.
Develop and execute social media initiatives.

– Assist with execution of Kolektif led public programmes for youth audiences including logistics, communication, and event report.

Deadline: 13 May 2022

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National Gallery: Assistant Manager (Exhibition Design & Operations)

Job roles include:

– Plan work scheduling and manage exhibitions/special projects set-up. Works closely with Project Exhibition Coordinator and Project Curator in final delivery of project.

– Manage allocated fabrication budget and handles all necessary procurement of goods, including preparation of Tender documents, Bill of Quantities and Purchase Requisition.

– Sourcing of relevant materials and service providers for commissioned artworks.

– Review of project drawings, technical specifications and floor plans for the purposes on all exhibition design and fabrication work submitted.

Deadline: 7 June 2022

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Singapore Art Museum: Various positions

The Singapore Art Museum is recruiting for various positions.

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Some positions include:

Singapore Art Museum: Executive, Marketing Communications

Job roles include:

– Management of essential services and supporting processes that support the core business of Singapore Art Museum

– Assist Marcomm Leads with content production for marketing campaigns, which primarily include videography and photography projects, involving the development of scripts, management of vendors and shoots, as well as the timely production of publicity assets

– Perform copywriting for publicity materials, which may include press releases, factsheets, social media copies and EDMs

– Support overall MCC efforts in content development and upkeep of SAM’s social and digital channels, as well as community management of SAM’s touchpoints

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Singapore Art Museum: Curator

Job roles include:

– Research and contribute to scholarship on present-day contemporary art globally, with a focus on practices in Singapore, Southeast Asia and Asia.

– Develop areas of research specialisation to support institutional policies and goals on exhibition programming, collection development and publications.

– Curate exhibitions and artwork commissions, develop collaborative and cross-disciplinary projects.

– Undertake and develop exhibitions and projects including conceptualisation, negotiations with external institutions and artists, and co-ordination of general exhibition matters.

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Singapore Art Museum: Conservator

Job roles include:

– Carry out conservation assessments, documentation and treatment on artworks and artefacts according to HCC procedures, instructions and guidelines for exhibitions, loans and events for SAM.

– Active involvement in exhibition planning and commissioning of new works including installation, de-installation, packing and storage and documentation.

– To work with collection managers in the setting up of documentation systems to manage information on artist materials, interviews, installation requirements, display requirements, history of past uses, conservation records, storage requirements, resource planning for recurring access useful for sustainable preservation strategies.

– To provide advice on preventive care, specialised mounting techniques and environmental settings for short- or long-term display of artefacts/artworks. 

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Singapore Art Museum: Internships

Eligibility:

– Have a positive attitude

– Keen interest in the Arts and Culture industry

– Can commit for a period of 2 to 6 months

– Able to commence internship from May to June 2022 or August to September 2022

– Must be a full-time matriculated student with a local or foreign educational institution

– Must be at least 18 years and above

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Singapore Unbound: Various positions

Singapore Unbound is recruiting for various positions.

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Singapore Unbound: Editorial Internship (Gaudy Boy)

Singapore Unbound is seeking a passionate and meticulous individual for a one-year editorial internship with SP Blog. This internship offers a great opportunity to be involved with a socially conscious literary platform to amplify the voices of Asian writers from different communities.

The intern will be working directly with the Book Reviews Editor in the following areas:

– Researching and recommending new books for review

– Liaising with publishers for Advance Reading Copies

– Pitching books to reviewers and following up

– Editing first drafts of reviews under the guidance of the Book Reviews Editor

– Maintaining records of reviews

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Singapore Unbound: Publicity Internship (Gaudy Boy)

Singapore Unbound is seeking a bright and enthusiastic individual for a one-year publicity internship. This internship offers a rare opportunity to be involved with a young and dynamic press and to gain valuable hands-on experience in community outreach, arts marketing, and public relations. The intern will be working directly with the Managing Editor.

Job responsibilities include:

– Pitching books to news outlets and book review editors via email blasts and physical book mailings in a timely fashion

– Responding to review queries in a timely fashion and planning follow-ups to those who have not responded

– Building rapport and good relationships with media contacts

– Maintaining and growing a media contact list

– Helping to plan social media campaigns

– Brainstorming ideas for features, interviews, reviews, etc. of the press, author, and book.

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Checkpoint Theatre: Various positions

Checkpoint Theatre has various positions open.

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Positions include:

Checkpoint Theatre: Volunteer

Be part of Checkpoint Theatre’s Front-of-House team and play a vital role in creating a welcoming theatre experience for our audience! They are looking for volunteers who are passionate about the arts, personable, and can think well on their feet. Duties include greeting guests, handling patron queries, as well as managing the sale of Checkpoint publications. Training and guidance will be provided.

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Checkpoint Theatre: Internship

Checkpoint Theatre offers a holistic internship experience where you will learn first-hand what goes into bringing a production from page to stage. While duties will be primarily administrative in nature, interns are likely to have multiple opportunities (depending on the attachment period) to observe our creative process and follow the development of works-in-progress.

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Bold Drama Educator for Youth & Kids

Bold Moment is looking for independent drama educators experienced and interested in working with children and young adults. The successful application will:

– Have experience in teaching speech and drama to ages 16 and below

– Able to independently prepare session plans

– Helm small presentation productions for youth

Please send applications to contact@boldmomenttheatre.com with CV, and cover letter outlining your interest and plan in working with youth and children (300 words).

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Pangdemonium! Technical Apprenticeships

Pangdemonium!’s Technical Apprenticeship programme offers a full-time, production-long, professional experience for highly motivated and committed individuals who are looking to bridge the gap between their academic experience and a professional career in theatre.

Available Apprenticeships: Stage Management, Production Management, Lighting Design

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Asian Film Archive: Volunteer positions

Asian Film Archive is recruiting volunteers in different areas.

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Positions include:

Asian Film Archive: Volunteer Position: Film Preservation

Job roles include:

– Cataloguing films

– Organising and archiving related materials

– Creating preservation and access copies for titles in our collection

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Asian Film Archive: Volunteer Position: Outreach

Job roles include:

– Photo and/or video event coverage of various activities; Credit acknowledgement should photo/video be utilised

– Front-of-house duties

– Writing article on different events; Credit acknowledgement should articles be published

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Asian Film Archive: Volunteer Position: Administrative

Job roles include:

– Update different contract databases

– Perform analytics on feedback

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METIS: Various Positions

Metis is recruiting for various positions.

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Positions include:

METIS: Senior Consultant: East Asia

Metis is actively seeking passionate and experienced Senior Consultants to cover various regions and countries across East Asia for them, and to represent their growing brand. Under the auspices of a reputable platform and with access to Metis’ global network for sourcing quality artworks, you will provide expertise and personal advice to clients on building their art collections.

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METIS: Social Media Intern

Metis is looking for a highly-motivated and committed candidate who wants to pursue a commercial career in visual arts management, specifically in the areas of marketing and communications. The part-time role will report to the Marketing Manager with a flexible commitment of 1-2 days per week.

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iPRECIATION: Internship Opportunity

iPRECIATION is looking for an intern who is a young dynamic student or graduate, with a go-getter spirit – one who is detail-oriented, able to multitask, and willing to work under pressure to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. They should have good written and oral communication abilities in English and Mandarin. They should also possess efficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite software and basic photography skills would be an added advantage.

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Tusitala: Freelance Web Developers (Project Basis)

The Tusitala team is looking for freelance web developers, ideally from Singapore. We hope to build a network of 4-5 reliable web developers willing to work with the team at Tusitala on various web-based projects on a project basis.

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NTU Museum and Archive: Deputy Director

The Head, NTU Museum and Archive is responsible for providing the vision, setting strategic directions, plans and goals, and leading their execution towards achieving a world-class university museum and archive that is recognised for its unique interdisciplinary art collection, capabilities in public art commission, and comprehensive archival collection on NTU’s contributions in the history of education in Singapore and globally.

The incumbent should aspire to achieve excellence in promoting and fostering interdisciplinary collaborations through innovative exhibitions and programming, promoting the use of collections for research and scholarships, leveraging on technology to enhance access and providing archival and art resources to improve the quality of teaching and learning in NTU.

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Arts House Limited: Operations Support (Tech), Facilities Management [Contract]

Job roles include:

– To conceive ideas, develop and execute them as programmes (particularly Chinese) for The Arts House (AHL)

– To build strong and long-term partnerships with Chinese artists and arts organisations so as to better serve programming needs

– To assist and support as needed other AHL festivals, projects and events

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Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts(NAFA): Various Positions

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts(NAFA) is recruiting for various positions.

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Some positions include:

Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts(NAFA): Assistant Manager/Senior Executive Officer, Special Projects Unit

– Assist Head of Department to develop Talent Development Programmes and projects for Special Projects Unit (SPU).

– Provide administrative and logistics support for SPU.

– Conduct research to identify key arts events locally and overseas to participate in; Events can include but not limited to festivals, competitions and artist residencies.

– Work with the SPU team to oversee the projects from ideation to fruition, including developing and organising detailed and comprehensive work activities for execution and documentation.

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Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts(NAFA): Early Childhood Educator (Chinese), Bencoolen Campus

Job roles include:

– Plan and deliver school curriculum to help foster holistic learning and development

– Responsible for all aspects of classroom management and maintenance of a tidy and well-organised classroom

– Support the development and implementation of new teaching and learning approaches and resources

– Communicate effectively and establish good rapport with children

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YALE-NUS COLLEGE: Various Positions

YALE-NUS COLLEGE is recruiting for various positions.

Some positions include:

YALE-NUS COLLEGE: Lecturer in Art Practice (Educator Track)

Yale-NUS College is seeking to hire a full-time Lecturer position in “Art Practice”, which is one of three curricular tracks in the Arts & Humanities major (which is one of four majors in the Division of Humanities at Yale-NUS College). This position is on a fixed term contract of up to three (3) years, starting in the Academic Year 2022-2023.

The successful candidate is expected to teach at least five (5) courses in the area of Art Practice and show strong commitment to teaching art practice in an undergraduate liberal arts context with particular attention to the relation of art practice to gender, identity, society, and politics, with demonstrable experience in any one or both of the following areas of expertise: (1) Film, Sound and Media Studies; (2) Photography and Imaging.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD or MFA. A clear ability and passion for undergraduate education is essential. The incoming faculty member would join a committed team dedicated to the development and teaching of the Arts & Humanities.

Deadline: Until position is filled

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YALE-NUS COLLEGE: Part-Time Lecturer in Art Practice

The College is seeking to hire a part-time Lecturer position in “Art Practice”, which is one of three curricular tracks in the Arts & Humanities major (which is one of four majors in the Division of Humanities at Yale-NUS College). This position is for one-year, starting in Academic Year 2022 -2023, renewable for up to two (2) additional years.

The successful candidate is expected to teach two (2) courses in the area of Art Practice and show strong commitment to teaching arts practice in an undergraduate liberal arts context, and to have demonstrable experience in any one, or in any combination, of the following areas of expertise: (1) graphic arts and motion graphics; (2) visual communication and information design; (3) studio arts; (4) contemporary arts practices.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD or MFA. A clear ability at and passion for undergraduate education is essential.

Deadline: Until position is filled

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LASALLE College of the Arts: Various positions

LASALLE College of the Arts is recruiting for various positions.

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Some positions include:

LASALLE College of the Arts: Director (Institute Of Contemporary Arts Singapore)

Reporting to the Vice-President (Strategic Developments), the Director will be responsible for the artistic vision, leadership and management of the Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore (ICAS), the curatorial division of LASALLE. The role’s main purpose is to develop and curate a dynamic mix of multidisciplinary exhibitions and public programmes, and manage the day-to-day operations of the galleries.

Job roles include:

– PhD or master’s degree in contemporary art, art history, art theory, curatorial studies or other relevant fields.

– 15 years of experience in exhibition management including programming, curation, collection, acquisition, education, finance, administration, marketing and sponsorship.

– Strong empathy towards the Asian and global arts scene, arts education, research and writing in contemporary arts.

– Wide range of professional associations and networks locally and internationally.

Deadline: 30th April 2022 or until position is filled

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LASALLE College of the Arts: Senior Executive (Teaching & Learning Application) 2-Year Contract

Job roles include:

– Develop and maintain in-house software aligning security, compliance, performance and scalability.

– Develop scripts to automate build, software release, application deployment, automated testing, system and application management.

– Configure and maintain the CI/CD pipelines incorporating streamlined change and release management.

– Collaborate with team members to explore and adopt new technologies to improve software application reliability and availability.

Deadline: 30th April 2022 or until position is filled

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Nanyang Technological University: Various positions

Nanyang Technological University is recruiting for various positions.

Some positions include:

Nanyang Technological University: Manager, Curator

Responsibilities include:

– Curate Content for Exhibition and Outreach

– Develop a World-class University Archive and Art Collection

– Archive and Art Collection Management

– Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Partnerships

– Public Art Management

– Corporate and Finance Governance Services

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Nanyang Technological University: Manager, Art Collection Management and Conservation

Reporting to the Head and the Deputy Director (Museum and Archive), the incumbent will support activities which align with NTU’s strategic thrusts, especially in the area of education, research and innovation. The incumbent will perform all activities related to managing the permanent and loan art collection of the University, which includes professional processes such as accessioning, preventive conservation duties, loan agreement, insurance, conservation assessment, weekly condition checks, inventory and movement required to protect the University’s and loan collections. The incumbent will also provide administrative and logical support for the daily operations, which also cover programmes, exhibitions, and special projects such as Public Art on campus.

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SOTA: Various positions

School of the Arts Singapore is recruiting for various positions.

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Some positions include:

SOTA: Senior Venue Executive, Office of Venue Management

Job roles include:

– Handle hotline, email booking enquiries, site visits and meetings regarding venue specifications, capabilities of all SOTA performing arts venues.

– Act as liaison between hirer’s production team and OVM in-house teams, coordinate and meet hirer’s performance needs.

– Utilise the booking system (EBMS) to manage venue bookings, generate estimates, contracts, monthly/ quarterly reports. Reconcile ticket sales report from hirers’ appointed ticketing agents before finalising billing with Office of Finance.

– Embark on and implement business development strategies to clinch potential hirers.

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SOTA: Executive, Office of Human Resources

Job roles include:

– General Administration

– Recruitment

– Employment Legislation

– Employee Engagement

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Katherine was a Special Projects assistant in ArtsEquator.

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