Index – The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation seeks a new director to lead the operation, coordination and business of the Index art space. Index is a non-profit exhibition space that works with contemporary art in various ways. It is supported and run by a private foundation formed in 1998, with a board that holds ultimate responsibility. Among the financiers are the Swedish Arts Council, the municipality of Stockholm and Stockholm County Council. Index is a cutting-edge institution with a strong position both nationally and internationally. Since 2006, Index is located at Kungsholmen in central Stockholm.
The new director will succeed Mats Stjernstedt. As director, the position allows the freedom to propose and produce programs and exhibitions according to one\’s own vision, provided it remains within the economy and other existing conditions. Another key task is to continue work on the future funding of Index. The post is a full-time position for a period of three years, with the possibility of extension.
Application and qualifications
We are looking for someone with extensive and documented knowledge and experience of working with contemporary art, as well as a broad international network. The position requires excellent leadership skills, an artistic vision for Index and carries the responsibility for long-term financing.
For consideration, please submit your application no later than 1 August 2011, including CV, references and a description of your vision for the future of Index.
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