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Fellowship at Guggenheim Museum

From: Joanna Phillips <jphillips<-a>
Date: Friday, June 13, 2014
Kress Fellowship in Time-based Media Conservation
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The Conservation Department at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in
New York is accepting applications for a one-year, full-time Kress
Conservation Fellowship in Time-based Media Conservation, starting
October 1, 2014.  The Kress Fellowship will focus on the
conservation and presentation of video, film, slide, audio and
software-based art in the Guggenheim collection.  This Fellowship
has been supported by a grant from the Foundation of the American
Institute for Conservation, funded by the Samuel H. Kress

The Kress Fellowship at the Guggenheim is a unique educational
opportunity for a recent MA conservation graduate to obtain valuable
experience in the conservation of time-based media in the context of
an international art museum.  The Fellow will assist Guggenheim
conservation staff with the preparation, installation and
documentation of media art collection works, as well as collection
care activities such as intake of new acquisitions, facilitation of
loans, cataloguing of obsolete equipment, creation of installation
instructions and other artwork documentation.  The Fellow will also
have the opportunity to contribute to a research project on the
preservation of software-based art that will coincide with their

The successful candidate will have a completed MA degree from a
conservation program in the U.S. or Canada, and is legally
authorized to work in the U.S.  Candidates with relevant training
and experience in time-based media and contemporary art conservation
are preferred.  Candidates with a strong knowledge of various video,
audio or film technologies, electronic media, and computer code will
be given preference.

Application deadline: June 30, 2014
Fellowship start date: October 1, 2014

Compensation: $27,000 annual
Full-time, 40 hours/week, 12-month position

Qualified applicants please email your cover letter, resume and
relevant supporting materials as PDF to: Joanna Phillips, Time-based
Media Conservator at jphillips<-a t->guggenheim< . >org.  Indicate the title
'Kress Conservation Fellowship' in the subject line.

Founded in 1937, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is dedicated
to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art, primarily of
the modern and contemporary periods, through exhibitions, education
programs, research initiatives, and publications.  The Guggenheim
network that began in the 1970s when the Solomon R. Guggenheim
Museum, New York, was joined by the Peggy Guggenheim Collection,
Venice, has since expanded to include the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
(opened 1997) and the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi (currently in
development).  Looking to the future, the Guggenheim Foundation
continues to forge international collaborations that take
contemporary art, architecture, and design beyond the walls of the
museum.  More information about the foundation can be found at

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is an equal opportunity

Joanna Phillips
Conservator, Time-based Media
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10128 0173
212 4233 746
Fax: 212 5860 008

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Received on Friday, 13 June, 2014

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