Research Associate / TATE London / deadline 22 January 2014

Tate Britain main hall
Tate Britain main hall

Reference:TG0763  (click on the link for direct access to the TATE website)

Opportunity type:Fixed-term, Full-time

Working hours:36 hours per week

Salary:£27,696 per annum

Location:London – Tate Britain, Millbank

Closing date:22 January 2014 at midnight

Malmö Art Academy, LUND UNIVERSITY / deadline 1 March

ЛУНД универзитет е 71ви на листата од 100 најуспешни универзитети во светот


ЛУНД Универзитет
ЛУНД Универзитет

Bachelor’s programme in Fine Arts – Application opens mid January 2014

Each academic year, 12 students are accepted into the 3-year bachelor’s programme. The selection is made through an assessment of samples of artistic work as well as through interviews. The digital application, using the Academy´s specific application form, should be complete before 1 March. The application should be accompanied by a valid birth certificate or a copy of your passport, as well as by copies of grades (digital scan). You must also submit 5-8 samples of artistic work, of which max one sample can be an original piece. 25 applicants will be interviewed, and 12 will get admission.

In-House Regional Graphic Designer / Deadline 24 January 2014

Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market

Whole Foods Market is a leading natural and organic food & beauty retailer and one of the most vibrant lifestyle brands in USA, UK and Canada.

We’re seeking a confidently creative Regional Graphic Designer whose primary responsibility is to execute and manage the visual manifestation (printed collateral, brochures, flyers, signage, banners, menus, advertisements, POS) of our overall regional marketing plan in the UK of over 8 stores.

Working in a small creative team you’ll be designing layouts (45%) project managing/trafficking (20%) concept developing/planning (15%) supporting stores (10%) and completing administrative duties (10%)

Key Skills and Experience:
•  5+ years professional design experience preferred
•  Hands-on design experience with custom publications and newsletters, flyers, direct mail pieces, signage and other related print executions.
•  Excellent communication skills.
•  Knowledge about print production for cost effective design work.
•  Flexibility of approach and ability to accept changes.

Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe In Design, Excel and Word

The Vienna University of Technology / Faculty of Architecture and Planning / Deadlines: 5 February & 5 September

The Vienna University of Technology – TU Wien (TUW)
The Vienna University of Technology – TU Wien (TUW)

The Vienna University of Technology – TU Wien (TUW) – is located in the heart of Europe, in a cosmopolitan city of great cultural diversity. For nearly 200 years, the TU Wien has been a place of research, teaching and learning in the service of progress. The TU Wien is among the most successful technical universities in Europe and is Austria’s largest scientific-technical research and educational institution.

Faculty of Architecture and Planning
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation
Faculty of Physics
Faculty of Technical Chemistry
Faculty of Informatics

IMPAKT Festival 2014 / Call for festival curators / Deadline 20 January 2014

IMPAKT Festival 2014: Soft Machines (working title) | Call for festival curators

Submission dates
Deadline 20 January 2014
Notification 20 February 2014

IMPAKT Festival 2014
IMPAKT Festival 2014

The Impakt Festival is the annual culmination of the activities of Impakt as an organisation that specialises in critical media culture: a multi-media festival with conferences, talks, performances, screenings exhibitions, presentations and music. The Impakt Festival 2014 will take place from 29 October until 2 November at several locations in Utrecht (NL).

The curatorial proposal can be submitted by curators individually or collectively and should revolve around this year’s theme ‘Soft Machines: Where the Optimized Human meets Artificial Empathy’.

The Art School: The Future for ‘Theory’? ICA, London 25.01.2013

ICA 25.01.2013
ICA 25.01.2013


The Art School: The Future for ‘Theory’?

25 Jan 201411:00 am

What is the future of ‘theory’ in the Art and Design School? Variously considered as Historical and Critical Studies, Critical and Contextual Studies, art and design history, visual and material culture studies,  ‘theory’ has always had an ambivalent standing, and has been embraced enthusiastically and treated with suspicion in equal measure. Recent changes are exacerbating this ambivalence: new critical tendencies, practice-led research, new forms of pedagogy, new sites for disseminating (e-flux, TED talks, Art History in the Pub, etc.), and new sites of praxis, as well as the collapse in public funding, the merging of institutions, the redeployment of staff and resource, and the rationalising of provision.

This symposium will then ask: What purpose does ‘theory’ serve? What should be delivered, and how should it be delivered? Should ‘theory’ take place in the classroom or the studio? Has ‘theory’ become redundant, and if so why? Has a certain kind of philosophising replaced it? What are the consequences of these demarcative shifts for an artist, designer, or architect’s capacity to contextualise and ‘speak on behalf of’ their practice to colleagues, critics, curators, gallerists, and industry professionals? And what do such shifts mean for theorists themselves?

Ultimately, does ‘theory’ even have a future in art and design education, and if it does, what form should it take?

11am – New Voices
£5 / Free to ICA Members
Presentations by research students from the Royal College of Art, Central Saint Martins, The University of Westminster and The Institute of Education.

Emily LeBarge (Royal College of Art)
Zoe Mendelson (Central Saint Martins)
Mirko Nikolic (The University of Westminster)
Steve Smith  (The University of Westminster)
Annie Davey (The Institute of Education)
Judith Brocklehurst (The Institute of Education)

2pm – Symposium
To attend New Voices and the Symposium: £12 / £10 Concessions / £8 ICA Members / £5 ICA Student Members

Speakers include:

Julie Louise Bacon
Rebecca Fortnum
Tom Holert
Peter Osborne
Adrian Rifkin
Henk Slager
Alison Green


GOLDSMITHS university
GOLDSMITHS university

Undergraduate Art degrees & the BA Design degree

BA Fine ArtBA Fine Art (Extension Degree) and BA Fine Art & History of Art 

As part of our selection process you’re required to submit an electronic portfolio. We’ll review these portfolios and then inform you if you’ve been selected for interview. The upload deadline is midday Friday 14th February 2014.

After you submit your UCAS application, you’ll be contacted by email with details of how to upload your portfolio. The portfolio will contain up to 12 items representing a variety of your art/design work and approaches. These will need to be .jpg image files, .mov video files or .mp3 audio files. You’ll also be asked to upload an essay from either your Foundation course (or equivalent) or from an A-level (or equivalent).

We’ll inform applicants if they have been selected for interview by late February 2014.

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