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Open Calls and Opportunities: Nov 2019 (Singapore/SEA)

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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.

{Last updated 28 November]

Open Calls

IdeasCity Singapore Residency Programme Open Call for participants 
The programme is a collaboration with guest curators IdeasCity (New Museum, New York) for NTU CCA Ideas Fest 2019/20, they are inviting 20 to 30 practitioners to develop projects examining the future of Southeast Asia as shaped by the climate crisis, economic policy, and urban development.

Taking place from 15 – 23 Feb 2020, this collaboration features a residency and public programme on the theme of solidarity with nature—exploring bonds and connections between the built environment, the natural world, and social movements. The culminating programme on 22 February 2020 will feature conversations, lectures, performances, presentations, and workshops addressing local, global, and planetary concerns that define Singapore and Southeast Asia today, as well as the future of communities around the globe.

Deadline: 9 December 2019

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Call for submissions for Get Luckier: An Anthology

Get Luckier explores the theme “Partnership in the Age of Disruption (The Next Fifty Years).” The way we connect with and experience the world has been altered so dramatically, and Get Luckier seeks to show how Filipinos in Singapore cope, thrive, and progress in this age of social media, instant connectivity, and maximum engagement. They are looking for original poetry, short fiction, and personal narratives that tackle these themes from Filipinos based, or previously based, in Singapore.

Get Luckier is the sequel to the highly successful Get Lucky, a collection of prose and poetry on everything Filipino in Singapore, celebrating family, faith, friendship and love.

Deadline: 29 February 2020

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S.E.A. Focus internship

S.E.A. Focus is looking for interns to work with a dynamic team solely for S.E.A. Focus. The role is varied and exciting, providing valuable experience for anyone interested in gaining experience in creative events and the contemporary art world. The internship period will be from 15 Dec 2019 – 30 January 2020.

S.E.A. Focus is a showcase of contemporary art from Southeast Asia that aims to bring together a curated selection of some of the finest artists and galleries from across the region to foster a deeper appreciation of contemporary art and artists in Southeast Asia. S.E.A. Focus is an initiative led by STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery, supported by the National Arts Council, Singapore.

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Singapore Heritage Society internship

Singapore Heritage Society is looking for interns to join them from 20 Jan to 31 Jul 2020. You’ll work closely with key members of the Singapore Heritage Society to support our work on specific advocacy issues, public outreach, as well as different areas of non-profit organisation management including public communications, events management, fundraising and organisational workflow.

Deadline: Sun, 15 Dec 2019, 1159h 

Open Call: A. Farm residency in Viet Nam

This is an open call for emerging and established artists to join the A. Farm residency in Viet Nam between 10 February and 20 June 2020 for Season 3. Artists from Vietnam and Southeast Asia are encouraged to apply. Chosen artists will be mentored by Sàn Art and Mot+++ teams, and be given the opportunity to present their work as part of the residency. Residents will be provided with semi-communal living accommodation and studio space at A. Farm, as well as a stipend for living, travel and production costs.

A. Farm is an international art residency in District 12 of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam.

Deadline: 30 November 2019

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#BuySingLit2020 Call for Volunteers

#BuySingLit2020 is looking for volunteers to take on roles such as Social Media Assistant, Survey Administrator, Footfall clicker and Pre-event Logistics/Packers. Be part of a grounds-up movement on all things literary and have exclusive access to different events islandwide. You will also get to meet local authors up close and personal.#BuySingLit is an industry-led movement to celebrate stories from Singapore.

Dates: 6-8 March and 13-15 March 2019

All selected volunteers would be required to attend a compulsory briefing on 21 February 2020 (TBC) at the Singapore Book Council office, Goodman Arts Centre.

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Professional Learning Opportunity: Assistant Director for Checkpoint Theatre’s The Nuclear Family 

Checkpoint Theatre is opening up an opportunity for an individual to become an assistant director for its March 2020 show, The Nuclear Family, written and directed by Huzir Sulaiman. The play is a follow-up to Atomic Jaya.

– Duties will include documenting the rehearsal process; research; attending all rehearsals, design and production meetings; running aspects of rehearsals as needed.
– Full-time commitment from last week of January through to February and March 2020.
– Stipend paid.
– Open to adults who can legally work in Singapore and who are not in full-time employment or education.
– Please send your CV and a statement of why you’d like to be considered to contact@checkpoint-theatre.org, with the subject: “Assistant Director, [YOUR NAME]”. Shortlisted candidates will be notified in mid-December.

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Call for artists: CANVAS/S 2020

CANVAS/S is an exhibition series featuring different art forms. CANVAS/S is a wordplay of “Canvas” (a surface for painting’ signifying a starting/dabbling in an artwork from a blank canvas) and “Canvass” (‘to examine closely’).

Have a cool art form you’d like to showcase? Email arts@nlb.gov.sg by Wednesday, 27 November 2019.

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Open call for PERMISI: Open Stage by P7:1SMA

P7:1SMA is proud to host PERMISI, a non-curated open-stage for artists to share with the public and evolve creation processes. PERMISI targets artists of all levels of training and experience. Each run will share approximately four artists with 30 minutes of performance and/or discussion. This will occur bi-monthly at Rumah P7:1SMA, starting on 26 July 2019 and concluding on 27 March 2020.

At Permisi, you will be given 30 minutes of presentation/performance time. You are free to use this time as you see fit: some participants have used it to purely perform, some divided the time to perform and hold a feedback and discussion session. This half an hour is an opportunity for you to not only stage your work, but also gather input and build your network. Additionally, you will be given a 2-hour rehearsal slot on your performance day. Permisi is 100% free of charge.

Deadline for next run:  29 November 2019

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Patch and Punnet’s Space to Share

“Calling out to art folk that are looking for space!

Patch and Punnet (@patchandpunnet) is lucky enough to have secured the ground floor and second floor of a shophouse at 11 Chander Road from mid-January 2020 to February 2020 for its next show, but won’t be using the space for the entire time period.

Since we understand how difficult it can be to secure space in Singapore whilst working with a tight budget, we’re keen on sharing 11 Chander Road with any local artists capable of putting it to good use!

All we need is for you to chip in for the utilities during the period of time that you’ll be using it! Bonus points if: your intended use of the space is fun and exciting, or if you’re able to attract a great deal of footfall during that period.

The space looks quite rabak now ah, but it’ll be spruced up come January 2020. So bear this in mind if you’re keen on (or averse to) the rawness of the space.

Feel free to message us on FB or Insta, or drop us an email at patchandpunnet@gmail.com if you’re interested.

Lotsa love,
Patch and Punnet”

 

Producers SG: Open Call for Programmes (2020-2021)

Producers SG,  a regular monthly gathering and peer support network championing the independent art sector in Singapore, is turning two and is opening up a call for programmes for its April 2020-March 2021 season. They welcome suggestions / proposals of any topics, programmes, projects that you’d like to energise the indie art sector with, whether you’re an artist, producer, policy maker, designer or technician. They also welcome conversations with and ideas from individuals from all art forms and affinities.

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Call for volunteers: M1 Singapore Fringe Festival

M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2020 is looking for volunteers: front-of-house, artist liaison officers and production volunteers

The commitment periods range from four-hour blocks to a few months. No prior experience is required for most positions, though you should have a keen interest in the arts and meeting people from all around the world.

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Call for submissions to The Tiger Moth Review

The Tiger Moth Review, a new and independent eco-conscious journal from Singapore, is now calling for submissions of poetry, prose, art and photography for Issue 3, slated for publication online in January 2020. They are looking for work that engages with the themes of nature, culture, the environment and/or ecology. They accept works written in non-English languages with their English translations.

Submissions for Issue 3 will close in November 2019, but the journal welcomes submissions on a year-round basis.

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UoNARI 2019-2020 Southeast Asian Writing Fellowship

For the 2019-2020 academic year, University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute is inviting applications especially from scholars working in Southeast Asia who wish to use the writing fellowship to complete an article for journal publication. A small living allowance of up to RM3,000 is available upon application, but it is expected that applicants will already be at an academic institution or have institutional employment elsewhere.

Applications based on co-authorship with a Nottingham academic are also welcome, as well as applications from scholars who have not yet published in English but who have made a recognised contribution to scholarship in a language of the person’s home country. Assistance with English language publication may be offered. 

Deadline: 30 November 2019

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Open Call for M1 CONTACT 2020 (11th edition)

An artist-led Festival that pursues an attitude of openness where every individual’s point of view is valued, M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival will be embarking on its next decade of contemporary dance in 2020. They are looking for the following:

– DiverCity: Exceptional budding dance-makers in Singapore who would like to develop an existing or new idea into a complete work.

– M1 Open Stage: Tour-ready cutting-edge short solos or duets from all over the world, especially from Southeast Asia.

– Off Stage: Dynamic new works-in-progress from Singapore and Southeast Asia.

Open Call closes: 30 November 2019, 2359hrs (Singapore time)

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George Town Festival: Open Call for Proposals

The 11th edition of George Town Festival will be held from 11 – 26 July 2020, with the theme “A Festival for Everyone”. The festival is looking for proposals for its 2020 edition, be it music, dance, theatre, visual art, film, photography or others. The work can be one which has been touring around or an entirely new show which has not yet been showcased to the public.

Deadline: 1 December 2019, 1159 (GMT +8)

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Call for letters: Letters I Never Sent You

Have you ever wanted to tell someone something but never had the chance to? Have you ever wanted to express your fondness for something or someone, but were too shy to? Have you ever wanted to voice your opinion but were shut down by the people around you?

“Letters I Never Sent You” will be a book compilation of the unsent “letters” you wish you had sent to someone. Examples include a love poem, a confession, a letter to a government about climate change—anything you wish to tell the world.

These “letters” will be anonymous, as the primary purpose of this project is to promote self-expression and the art of writing. The book will also be published hard-copy and sold to raise funds for the NGO Writing Through.

Deadline: 1 December 2019

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PiakPiakPlace Insta-Comic Competition

The Substation’s PiakPiakPlace Insta-Comic competition invites Singaporeans to celebrate their struggles and contestation for space with a healthy dose of satire and self-deprecating humour. What happens when spatial boundaries between the private and the public are blurred? How can we make room for staircase romps, registered mobility devices, and unauthorised picnics amidst increasingly privatised spaces and placemaking initiatives?

Deadline: 6 December 2019, 11pm (SG Time)

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Call for manuscripts for the 59th Silliman University National Writers Workshop

The Silliman University National Writers Workshop is now accepting applications for the 59th Silliman University National Writers Workshop to be held from 27 April to 8 May 2020 at the Silliman University Rose Lamb Sobrepeña Writers Village and the Silliman University campus.

This Writers Workshop is offering ten fellowships to promising writers in the Philippines who want to have a chance to hone their craft and refine their style. Fellows will be provided housing, a modest stipend, and a subsidy to partially defray costs of their transportation.

Deadline: 6 December 2019

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Call for entries: 10th France + Singapore Photographic Arts Award (FSPAA)

Alliance Française Singapore invites French and Singaporean photographers to submit their works for this year’s theme “Celebrations are the juices of life”. The grand prize winner will have their works displayed in a solo exhibition at la galerie in 2020!

Deadline: 7 December 2019

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Open call for artists: Tokyo Biennale 2020 Social Dive

Tokyo Biennale 2020 project, “Social Dive”, starts its open call for overseas artists to join in Artists In Residence projects.

“Social Dive” involves artists diving into the different areas of Tokyo as part of an art project aimed at discovering both the unique traditions, as well as new values held by the people who live there. The project calls for artists whose practice deals with socially engaged art through a wide spectrum of ideas and methods of expression or action; whether it be fine art, design, performance, media art, film, architecture, academic research, social action, economic-related – all fields are welcome.

Especially concerning overseas applicants, we wish to support projects that capture through a unique lens the beauty of Japanese traditions or the diversity existing in its contemporary culture; as well as the creation of artworks that shed light on a universality existing on earth through the connections made between Tokyo localities and outside cultures.

Deadline: 15 December 2019

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Cha: Call for Submissions for “Writing Malaysia” Issue 

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal will be publishing a special “Writing Malaysia” issue in Mar 2020. Submissions of poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and art are accepted between 15 October 2019 and 31 December 2019. If you have something original, bizarre, daring or thought-provoking to say about Malaysia, we would like to hear from you. Please note that we can only accept submissions in English or translated into English.

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Call for applications: Landskrono Foto Residency

It’s an opportunity for a​ non-Swedish photographer or artist working with photography and/or lens based media to have time and space away from their usual environment and obligations. The residency takes place for 6 weeks from May 2020.

The residency photographer receives a grant of 15000 SEK (approx. 1500 EUR), travel expenses to and from the home country (economy only), an apartment in Landskrona, and office space with Landskrona Foto crew.

Landskrona Foto connects the photographer in residency with regional-based photographers, artists and other art professionals through meetings, mentoring, exhibition openings and other networking opportunities.

Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Singapore Night Festival: Open call for Night Lights proposals

This Open Call invites Singaporean and Permanent Resident artists to submit a concept for the installation of public light artworks within Bras Basah.Bugis (BBB) as part of Night Lights 2020.

The 2020 edition of the festival aims to showcase a series of installations and performances that creatively explores innovation in the space of tradition and the future of heritage through contemporary innovative methods of engaging and inspiring heritage to a wide range of audiences.

The proposed artwork should draw inspiration and take reference from the contemporary and historical context of BBB as well as to encourage festivalgoers to experience a showcase of light installations that interact with and transform the urban spaces within the BBB area. The creative process should capture the aspects of culture and heritage as encapsulated by the unique characteristics of BBB.

Deadline: 20 Jan 2020

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M1 Singapore Fringe Festival 2021: Call for Submissions

M1 Fringe 2020 has opened its call for submissions under the theme “Quiet Riot”. The festival runs from 20-31 January 2021.

Deadline: 6 March 2020, 12pm (Sg time)

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Audition Call: M1 Peer Pleasure 

M1 Peer Pleasure Youth Theatre Festival is looking for persons with physical disabilities or vision impairments to devise and perform in an original work that will be directed by Okorn-Kuo Jing Hong with assistant direction from Tan Beng Tian. This performance will be presented at the Esplanade Theatre Studio as part of M1 Peer Pleasure Youth Theatre Festival 2020. Auditions will take place on 24 Nov 2019, Aliwal Arts Centre Music Studio (Ground Floor).

Deadline: 21 November 2019

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Theatre Work Placement by NAC

The Theatre Work Placement (TWP) is introduced to nurture outstanding and committed individuals with at least 5 years of relevant experience in Singapore’s arts sector who played the role of a festival or exhibition programmer, creative producer, or technical manager in Singapore. The TWP, designed and managed by the British Council, aims to identify up to four individuals to participate in this programme.

The TWP will provide participants with training that addresses the needs of Singapore’s performing arts sector in the above-mentioned roles; exposure to international best practices; and access to international networks. Each participant will be expected to commit to a one-month programme comprising these two components:

– participation in a work placement at a host organisation in the United Kingdom (UK); and

– delivery of a public sharing session in Singapore after the work placement.

Deadline: 24 November 2019, 11:59pm (Singapore time)

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Jobs

New: Arts Resource Hub

The Arts Resource Hub (ARH) was set up by the National Arts Council (NAC) in August 2019 to provide arts freelancers in Singapore with the necessary resources to sustainably continue their practice, unlock new opportunities and grow meaningful careers. Freelancers are essential to the vibrancy of our arts eco-system as their varied skills and capacity contribute to a range of roles across the industry.

At steady-state, the ARH will encompass a range of resources to meet the varying needs of arts freelancers. This includes a digital space to aggregate resources and shared services in areas such as job opportunities, financial planning, legal support, insurance coverage and training programmes, as well as physical co-working spaces.

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NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore: Assistant Director, Research & Academic Programmes

NTU CCA Singapore is a national research centre of Nanyang Technological University and takes a holistic approach towards arts and culture, intertwining its three platforms: research & education, exhibitions, and residencies. Responsibilities for this role include grant management and research management.

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Asian Film Archive: Archive Officer

The Asian Film Archive is looking for an Archive Officer to join its team! If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment, are excited about film and would like to advocate for Asian Cinema, you could be the person they are looking for.

Deadline: 20 December 2019

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LASALLE College of the Arts: Lecturer, Fashion

The School of Fashion, resides within the Faculty of Design seeks to appoint a Lecturer to teach in the Diploma programme in the School of Fashion. The School of Fashion offers a Diploma in Creative Direction for Fashion programme and two distinct Fashion Degree programmes in BA (Hons) Fashion Design and Textiles and BA (Hons) Fashion Media and Industries.

Reporting to the Dean, Head of School of Fashion and the Programme Leaders, your key responsibilities as Lecturer include academic preparation, teaching and delivery of specialised skills and cognitive based contents to ensure the students’ learning objectives are met. You will work collaboratively with teams within the programme and faculty in enhancing the strategic and organisational plans and ensuring that the programme achieves its strategic ambitions and objectives.

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LASALLE College of the Arts: Head, School of Design & Communication

Design is the cultural and social engine to propel economic growth from the present to the future. LASALLE College of the Arts Faculty of Design propositions our curriculum to focus on the needs of tomorrow. Designers are the provocateurs, disruptors, strategists, authors, critics, editors and thinkers for open-ended challenges. We are seeking highly influential, aspiring and dynamic candidates to lead and inspire the next generation of young designers and innovate the future of design education in the fields of creative sustainability, social innovation, creative and cultural enterprises and future identities.

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Maker Lab @Google APAC: Artist Tour Manager

As a Talent Manager part of the Marketing and Events team’s planning and execution team, your responsibilities include leading communications, organising talent schedules, managing all elements of logistical planning, and grow strong partnerships with artists who are involved with initiatives and programmes across the region. Your work is instrumental in developing the community in the region, boosting adoption of the platform for growing their audience and expressing their creativity.

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The TENG Company: Business Development [Manager/Assistant Manager]

Responsibilities include:

– Identifying and developing numerous business opportunities presented to the Company
– Identifying potential target markets and stakeholders
– Communicating with stakeholders
– Pitching to potential donors, sponsors and clients, while maintaining a good working relationship
– Writing and developing marketing literature

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Singapore Dance Theatre: Dancer

Singapore Dance Theatre is looking for a dancer. Singapore Dance Theatre is a non-profit arts company with a full strength of 35 dancers, plus apprentices and trainees, and 15 administrative staff. The company performs between 6 to 8 seasons in a year, including theatre productions and outdoor shows, as well as regular outreach and education programmes to schools and community groups.

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Singapore Dance Theatre: Part-time pianist

Good ballet classes always have a great accompaniment. Playing for SDT’s company classes, the pianist must be able to be support and enhance the quality of a ballet class through his/her music. Confident in playing classical pieces and the ability to work within a class context is key.

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Raffles Girls’ School: Music Teacher

Reporting to the Head, you will be expected to develop and implement an instructional programme (Music Elective and General Music) to meet the learning needs of gifted and talented students and lead the students in achieving academic success. You will also attend to the affective growth of the students by liaising and networking with other professionals, parents and career partners to meet the pastoral and cognitive needs of the students.

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The Finger Players: Outreach Manager

The Outreach Manager will support the outreach efforts of local theatre company, The Finger Players, to its audiences and stakeholders. The Outreach Manager will develop, manage and execute all marketing and communications campaigns for the company and company projects. This role is ideal for someone who is keen to explore creative ways of marketing and publicity, and who would appreciate agency in the management of projects.

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Wild Rice: Actor, Dramatic

Wild Rice is looking for an experienced professional actor for a play from Jan to March 2020.

– Caucasian actor
– Early fifties
– Fluent in english language and able to handle classics
– Height between 165cm to 170cm
– At least 20 years of acting experience

Only candidates who can commit to all rehearsals and shows from 20 Jan to 14 March 2020 (both dates inclusive) will be considered.

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Pangdemonium: Company Administrator

Pangdemonium is looking for a Company Administrator. You will report to the Company Manager and work with the Company Senior Accountant. The work is varied and multifaceted, and includes human resources, facilities, accounting and various administrative duties. The position is ideal for a detail-oriented, multi-tasker keen to work in an organization whose mission it is to create powerful theatre that provokes meaningful change.

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Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped: Music Programme Coordinator

SAVH is looking for a music programme coordinator with a minimum of 3 years of experience in teaching or related fields; ability to play popular musical instruments such as guitar, drum, keyboard; who is proficient in Microsoft Office Word & Excel.

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George Town Festival 2020: Various Vacancies

George Town Festival is looking for a Public Relations Executive, Account Assistant, Production Assistant and Programme Assistant. The festival runs from 11 to 26 July 2020. Send your resume and portfolio to ask@georgetownfestival.com

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National Arts Council: Manager/Assistant Manager, Sector Development, Theatre

You will join a team that focuses on the development of the Singapore theatre sector. This includes contributing to the formulation of strategies, planning, and programme implementation, as well as supporting the development of theatre practitioners and organisations. You will build strong relationships with these individuals and organisations and through a range of tools and programmes, including grants, arts spaces and other developmental platforms, you will work with the theatre sector to achieve various goals, including: development of quality work and programmes that connect with audiences; supporting efforts to identify and engage new audiences for their work and art form locally and internationally; and continuing education and training for professional development.

Deadline: 29 November 2019

More job listings in the link below.

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National Arts Council: Manager, Sector Development (Literary Arts)

The National Arts Council champions the arts in Singapore. By nurturing creative excellence and supporting broad audience engagement, our diverse and distinctive arts inspire our people, connect communities and profile Singapore internationally. We preserve our rich, cultural traditions as we cultivate accomplished artists and vibrant companies for the future.

If you have a strong passion for the arts, we welcome you to join us for a challenging and fulfilling career. You will be involved in the development of the literary arts eco-system, resulting in the potential of Singapore’s literary assets being fully realised and the celebration of literary arts at the heart of the community.

Applications close: 26 December 2019

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National Gallery Singapore: Senior Executive [Events Management]

The candidate will join the dynamic Facilities and Events Management team in supporting the events and programmes in the Gallery. The Senior Executive (Event Management) will work closely with the Gallery Event Management team to support, facilitate and implement necessary measures to lead up to a successful implementation of events and programmes in the Gallery. Job requirements include a minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in event management, preferably in a visual or performing arts related portfolio.

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National Gallery Singapore: Manager, Content Publishing

The Content Developer plays a key role in making art history accessible to a diverse audience. This involves
using language, media and technology to make the Gallery’s exhibitions and programmes more interesting
and engaging.

This person will be part of the Gallery’s Content Publishing team, which develops a range of content
including the Gallery’s publications, our multimedia audio guide, exhibition labels, collaterals, education
material, our knowledge portal and other platforms. Our publications range from exhibition catalogues to
general and children’s titles. Our content mostly covers Southeast Asian art history, our collection,
exhibitions, research and buildings.

He/she will develop a range of content on these platforms and report to the Deputy Director, Content
Publishing. This role suits someone with editorial experience.

National Gallery Singapore: Manager, Programmes

The Programmes Team is seeking a passionate and experienced producer and arts manager to join our festivals team.

In this full-time role, the candidate will be responsible for co-creating and implementing interdisciplinary programmes for the annual Light to Night festival with a strong focus on innovative, participatory, community-engaged programming within the Gallery and the Civic District precinct. This role has a strong collaboration focus, which involves working with internal and external stakeholders to foster the festival as a platform to drive audience engagement, capability development, innovation, and placemaking.

The candidate will be part of the dynamic Programmes team under the Audience Development and Engagement division, to develop strategies and grow community partnerships to help increase public familiarity with the Gallery’s identity, mission, and services, with the goal of bringing the non-traditional museum going audiences into the Gallery.

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Asian Civilisations Museum: Curator/Senior Curator, Island Southeast Asia

As a Curator or Senior Curator in Island Southeast Asia, you have expertise in the arts and culture of the indigenous groups of the region (Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Nias, Mentawai, Kalimantan/Borneo, Bali, Sulawesi, Flores, Sumba, Maluku islands and the Philippines, etc.) including but not restricted to the Dayak, the Batak, the Minangkabau, the Iban, and the Toraja among others.

You will develop and manage the collections and exhibitions of the museum. If you are excited about collecting, researching, interpreting and making the collections accessible to the public through exhibitions and interpretive displays with the aim of cultivating awareness of cultural inheritance of Singaporeans.If you feel you have what it takes, we would love to hear from you!

Deadline: 19 December 2019

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Arts House Limited: Deputy Head, Programme (Admin)

Responsibilities include:

– Working closely with the Head of Programming to articulate the direction of AHL programmes and co-lead in the development and management of relationships with artists, other arts institutions and stakeholders.

– Working closely with the Marketing and Centre Management Teams in the marketing of AHL Venues Programmes, customer/stakeholder relationship building and contributing to the brand identity of AHL.

– Working closely with the Partnership Team to seek out and obtaining sponsorship for arts events including making recommendations for arts grants, and in facilitating content development for AHL.

– Developing and implementing procedures and manuals, and standard operating policies for supporting artists, the presentation and commissioning of arts performance and running of the Programming Department.

More vacancies in the link below:

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The Esplanade: Programmers

You will plan and oversee the presentation of programmes that will reflect the needs and aspirations of the diverse communities we serve. The programmes range from festivals, our daily non-ticketed performances, to various series with their focused community, artist and/or genre development goals.

Over the course of your career as a Programmer, you will be expected to develop competencies in managing the administrative, operational, creative and financial aspects of a programme, but also in leading a team, seeking of grants/funds, producing, and the forging of international partnerships.

We are looking for individuals for the positions of Assistant Programmers and Programmers who have a keen sense of aesthetics, knowledge and appreciation in one or more art forms. In particular, our current vacancies will require an appreciation and knowledge of the following:

– Dance; and/or
– Theatre; and/or
– Cultural programmes, including the traditional arts of Singapore and the region; and/or
– Programmes for young audiences and students (experience in producing quality theatre for young audiences will be an asset)
– are familiar with and invested in the needs and development of local audiences, artists/arts groups and communities;
– are good team players, highly responsible, and have strong multi-tasking and communication skills; and
– have relevant working experience in producing, arts programming or in arts management.

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Raw Moves: Marketing & Communications Executive

RAW Moves is looking for a creative, independent team player with the ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic, fast- paced environment. Established in 2011, RAW Moves is a local contemporary dance company, which focuses its establishment, connection and direction of work with the spirit of inquiry. RAW Moves’ work is based on the ethos of inquiry and experimentation with its mission in redefining movement.

Jobscope: To publicise and promote RAW Moves’ performance platforms and programmes so as to increase awareness and visibility of RAW Moves. This is done via publicity channels including, but not limited to print, social media and websites.

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Republic Polytechnic: Associate Lecturer (Arts and Theatre Management)

Associate Lecturers will deliver at least one of the following modules:

– Introduction to Technical Theatre
– Electrical Fundamentals for Theatre Lighting Design
– Introduction to Lighting
– Drafting for Productions
– Stage Management
– Stagecraft

Requirements include a minimum of five years industry experience, preferably in a related field. Teaching experience is an added advantage.

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Republic Polytechnic: Lecturer, Sonic Arts

Job responsibilities include:

– Developing and teaching modules related to Sound Design & Foley Arts, Game Audio Programming, ‘Live’ Sound for Events or Theatre, Instrument Design, Audio Post-Production, Location Sound Recording, Music Production, Music Theory

– Supervising students in portfolio development, final year projects and interns

– Managing facilities and audio studios

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SOTA: Subject Head, Faculty of Visual Arts

The Subject Head of the Visual Arts faculty plays an important role in providing quality and rigorous art education by working closely with the Head in leading and developing the faculty towards nurturing students’ abilities in seeing and creating meaningful connections through a diversity of artistic processes and expressions.

Responsibilities include:

– Development and delivery of curriculum to a range of visual arts classes of different levels and technical proficiencies. The curriculum includes both studio practice and theory and history of art.

– Monitoring and evaluation of student progress, including providing useful and timely feedback to students and other stakeholders.

– Preparation and conduct of assessment of student learning.

 

SOTA: Art Technician, Faculty of Visual Arts

The core function of the job is to assist the School towards achieving its strategic objectives – working in teams to constantly devise meaningful pedagogical approaches and its eventual instructional implementation in class. Workshop technicians are to support teachers to develop and nurture 21st century competencies, and thinking and language skills to enable the holistic development of the students. They are to engage, encourage and prepare teachers and students to meet the challenges that arise.

Workshop technicians assist teachers in their planning and conducting of lessons in line with the school’s strategic thrusts and objectives with the aim of building a culture of learning. They also keep up to date with developments in their subject area, new resources, pedagogies and learning theories.

 

SOTA: Teacher, Faculty of  Dance

Responsibilities include:

– Design and implement curriculum and assessment for the Dance programme, specifically the ballet technique module

– Monitor and evaluate the progress and development of the students under one’s charge and giving useful and timely feedback to students and parents

– Work with others in supporting the faculty in curriculum development/review and other departmental needs

– Plan, implement and monitor co-curricular programmes to support students’ holistic development

– Maintain up-to-date subject knowledge and preparing relevant teaching resources

More roles available in the link below.

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LASALLE: Programme Leader, Diploma in Music

The Faculty of Performing Arts seeks to appoint a Programme Leader for the Diploma in Music programme. Reporting to the Dean and Head of School of Contemporary Music, you will also be teaching into the programme, and be responsible for the academic leadership and management of the programme with the aim of achieving student learning outcomes.

Your key responsibilities include overseeing the curriculum and its continuing development, planning and co-ordination of classes and managing students’ performances and productions relevant to the programme. You will ensure high levels of quality assurance to meet the academic standards of the validating partner and the College. You will also manage the programme efficiently within the allotted resources and budget, which includes selection and management of part-time staff and a range of visiting artists.

As Programme Leader you will also provide strong and active commitment to the encouragement and furtherance of staff professional development, practice and research. We encourage applications from individuals with an established professional practice and research profile.

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OH! Open House: Community & Arts Management Intern
OH! Open House is looking for a Community & Arts Management Intern. You will work closely with the Community Manager to develop and maintain relationships with various stakeholders (this includes volunteers, teachers, patrons, partners). You will also develop and execute programmes for the above stakeholders. We are looking for someone who can commit full-time for 6 months. You will start off as an intern and progress to a trainee position. There is potential to be hired full-time.

OH! Open House: Curatorial & Editorial Intern

OH! Open House is looking for a curatorial & editorial intern who will work closely with the OH! Team to conduct research and develop content for various platforms, such as OH’s programme websites. You will also develop and deliver content for our stakeholders such as our volunteers and patrons. We are looking for someone who can commit full-time for 6 months. You will start off as an intern and progress to a trainee position.

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The Private Museum: Museum Intern

The Private Museum is a non-profit private museum in Singapore founded by Singaporean philanthropist, art collector and real estate developer, Daniel Teo, together with his daughter Rachel Teo in 2010.

Fuelled by passionate patronage for the arts, the museum aims to establish an alternative platform to bridge the gap between the private and the public. It supports the exchange of ideas across cultures, educational initiatives, artistic and curatorial collaborations with collectors and practitioners of the arts.

Job Scope:

– To plan, manage and update our social media outlets
– To assist in exhibition planning and execution
– To assist in exhibition set-up and artwork handling
– To assist in day-to-day running of the Museum
– To aid in advising of design of publicity materials, wherever needed

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Safra National Service Association: Head Instructor, Visual Arts Programme (HQ, Mount Faber) 

Responsibilities include developing and implementing visual art curriculum for children, recruiting and managing teachers and organising related activities and events.

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