1a space Internship Programme 2017-18 (4 Headcounts)
If you are passionate about art, and looking for an internship experience with flexible working schedule during your studying, welcome to join the 1a space Internship Programme this year to learn about and explore one of the most prominent art organization in Hong Kong. It will be a unique opportunity for current students in Arts, culture and humanities disciplines in obtaining contemporary art exhibition experience in a gallery setting. The intern will work closely with the management team of 1a space to gain insights in art/literature project development, event logistics, exhibition setup and dismantling, as well as other art administrative tasks.
Application period: now until 22nd September 2017
Duration: September 2017 to February 2018
Working hours: Part time - Working dates are negotiable
You will be able to:
gain practical training in curatorial work through active involvement in our exhibition preparations and logistics, while working closely with the team members of 1a space to assist in exhibition installation and dismantling, opening events, exhibition reception, guided tours and other administrative work of the gallery. Successful candidates for the Internship will be provided with travel allowance.
We are looking for:
a student currently studying art, design, literature, architecture, moving images, art education, museum studies or other related subjects; with strong interest in working professionally in the contemporary art field and a good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese / Mandarin). A good team player with good communication skills. Skills in photography, videography and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.
If you are interested in this internship post, please submit your application along with your CV to 1a space’s email address: firstname.lastname@example.org with email subject: Application to 1a space Internship Programme 2017-18
For more information, please contact: 2529 0087
Personal data will only be used for application processing. Applicants do not receive any response by 29th September 2017 should be seen as unsuccessful.
Data will be kept up to 6 months, and destroyed afterwards.
About 1a space
1a space, founded in 1998, is an independent, non-profit making contemporary visual art organization and art venue founded by a collective of Hong Kong artworkers.
It moved from its original location an old government warehouse at Oil Street, North Point, to the current location at Cattle Depot in 2002. 1a space aims to promote the making, experimentation, exchange and dissemination of contemporary art both in Hong Kong and in the international arena.
Over nearly two decades, 1a space has developed into one of Hong Kong’s leading contemporary art organizations. It has produced more than 130 exhibitions and activities, and has been active in international exchanges, cultural festivals, participatory community art, as well as art education and publication. The operation funding of 1a space has been supported by the grants and donations, while its administration cost is partially supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.