SUPERFRONT architecture gallery and The Laundromat Project artist residency are jointly seeking an intern for 2-3 months. The intern will staff the current exhibit at SUPERFRONT, which presents the work of the Laundromat Project’s 2009 Create Change Public Artist Residency Program. In addition, the intern will help coordinate events related to the collaboration between SUPERFRONT and The Laundromat Project. Must be available Saturday and Sunday 12:30pm – 6:30pm through January 2010. Internship is unpaid, volunteer-basis only.
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- Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Is trustworthy and possesses sound judgment
- Is available to work independently and as part of a team
- Can dedicate 6-12 hours a week to project tasks between November 1, 2009 and January 11, 2010
- Is familiar with basic MS office applications
- Is able to lift at least 25lbs
- Has knowledge of the arts or architecture or an interest in learning about contemporary art and architecture
- Gallery sitting
- Providing administrative support to both organizations around the current exhibition needs
- Acting as a liaison between SUPERFRONT and The Laundromat Project
- Assisting with conducting outreach to media outlets and press contacts
Since January 2008, SUPERFRONT has invited students, emerging architects, designers, visual artists, and performance artists to engage in a public forum that raises awareness of contemporary architectural practice and theory. Dedicated to supporting, promoting, and producing radical contemporary architecture while fostering creative interdisciplinary exchange, SUPERFRONT recently opene a satellite gallery at the Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles in addition to its location in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.
About The Laundromat Project
The Laundromat Project is a community based arts organization committed to promoting the well-being of low-income communities of color. Understanding that creativity is a central component of healthy human beings; vibrant neighborhoods; and thriving economies, The LP’s programs bring art to where people already are: the laundromat. Its two core programs, Works in Progress and Create Change Public Artist Residency Program, focus on making art education broadly accessible for all ages and skill levels, as well as providing professional development opportunities for artists of color looking to build or deepen a community-engaged art making practice by creating new public works in their own neighborhoods.