Call for 1a space’s school tour docents at Art Basel's Show in Hong Kong 2017-Feb 16, 2017


Art Basel will return to Hong Kong from 23 - 25 March, 2017 for its fifth edition at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. 1a space has been organizing the fair school tours on providing insights on art appreciation to art teachers and students. Reaching the 5th year of the partnership with Art Basel in Hong Kong in 2017, 1a space proudly presents guided tours to secondary school teachers and students aged 14 or above during the show period from 23 (Thur) -24 (Fri) March, 2017.

1a space is now looking for 4 docents providing 4 tours a day. Each tour will last for 45 minutes with maximum 20 students in Cantonese or English. The guide will be responsible for sharing information about the art fair, participating artists and their works from selected galleries. A briefing and training session will be provided to the selected docents. In return, 1a space will provide a complimentary pass to the Art Basel in Hong Kong which allows docent to enter the fair for the entire fair period (21st March – 25th March 2017). Limited travel allowance will be provided.

Requirements:

- Major in Fine Arts, or other Arts & Cultural disciplines preferably with knowledge of art history in the field of contemporary art
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Fluency in Cantonese and English

Interested candidates are invited to send full resume to info@oneaspace.org.hk (Subject: 1a space docent for Art Basel in Hong Kong) by 24 February 2017. Selected candidate will be contacted for an interview session.

1a space, founded in 1998, is an independent, non-profit making contemporary visual arts organization and exhibition venue founded by a collective of Hong Kong artworkers. Over the past nineteen years, 1a space has presented and organized more than 130 exhibitions and activities. 1a space has played a vital role in developing new frontiers for the visual arts scene in Hong Kong and its representation abroad.

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and personal information will only be used for recruitment related purposes.