Liverpool Biennial is the UK Biennial of Contemporary Art. It presents a free festival of contemporary art from around the world that takes place across the city in public spaces, unused buildings and galleries. The Biennial is underpinned by a programme of research, education, residencies and commissions. Founded in 1998, Liverpool Biennial has commissioned over 305 new artworks and presented work by over 444 artists from around the world.

Curator for Liverpool Biennial/ Full-time, permanent contract 

Liverpool Biennial is looking to appoint a Curator to join the team. The Curator will work closely with the Director and Freelance Curator in the development and delivery of the Biennial exhibitions. They will also commission and curate works for a wide range of settings including the public realm. Salary: £24,047 – 30,319 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Liverpool, UK, 12th May 2014. In collaboration with the Liverpool Biennial Carlos Cruz-Diez designed a unique dazzle ship paint scheme for the pilot boat Edmund Gardner, owned by National Museums Liverpool. The ship is part of the 2014 Liverpool Biennial.

The successful candidate will be a graduate, ideally with a Masters degree in visual arts, and will have 5 years’ experience with large-scale events or exhibitions, as well as experience of working in an international environment. They will also have editorial experience and experience of managing publications.

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Closing date for receipt of applications is noon on 12 January 2017. Interviews will be held in Liverpool in the week commencing 23 January 2017.