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24 Apr 2008

International call for a Director, Chisenhale Gallery

Installation view Wolfgang Tillmans, 'I Didn't Inhale', 1997

International call for a Director


+44(0)20 8981 4518
+44(0)20 8980 7169

64 Chisenhale Road
London E3 5QZ

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Chisenhale Gallery is looking for a visionary Director to lead the organisation as it enters and exciting new phase of development.

Chisenhale Gallery is one of London's most important centres for contemporary visual art, promoting national and international developments in visual culture through its ambitious commissioing of solo exhibitions and a newly established programme of public events. Chisenhale Gallery is dedicated to increasing access to the visual arts through its, artist-led, community and schools education programme.

The Director takes overall responsibility for Chisenhale Gallery's artistic programme and leads a small team of six staff. The Director manages and co-ordinates operations, including finance, human resources, committee and policy matters, and develops and sustains key partnerships.

Candidates will have significant experience of commissioning and programming a diverse range of practices in an international context. They will have proven leadership qualities, senior management skills, an international network, and the ability to further develop this growing organisation. They will have a reputation for a distinctive apporach in the field of contemporary visual culture, and a commitment to suppporting artists and developing audiences.

For an application send e-mail to:

Closing date for applications is by 5pm on Monday 19 May 2008