Exhibition internship

Hands-on production and organisation

We are looking for an production intern who can help us build our next exhibition and make sure our current projects run smoothly. Would you like to work in a place where science meets art and where an exhibition is more than just a gallery, but an experience? For those with an interest in bio-design, science and art, we offer the opportunity to intern in our exhibition department. 

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During the Kunstformen finnisage - During the Kunstformen der Natur finnisage visitors helped taking down the exhibition and could bring the posters home for a reduced price

Stichting Mediamatic

During the monthly Biotalk and Odorama you learn about the use of micro-organisms and smell in art. As a laic you can also join us for workshops beer brewing and building Aquaponics. Around these projects we are building exhibitions and installations with cooperating artists. We are looking for an intern who can help with the production of these projects, exhibitions and installations. For this position you need to be responsible, practical and you need affinity with our topics.

Tasks

• Producing and organising exhibitions and installations in Mediamatic Biotoop
• Help with the production of workshops and events
• Create collaborations with people from different fields like design, science and art.
• Keep track of the developments in the fields of interest
• Research the best materials and techniques for the project
• Giving tours to our visitors
• More tasks in consultation

Profile student

• You write and speak fluent English
• You have a hands-on mentality
• You have good communication and organisational skills
• You can work independently and you are a problem solver
• You have affinity with bio-design and like to work in an interdisciplinary field
• You have a higher educational level

What we offer

• An inspiring environment in the centre of Amsterdam
• A broad and big international network in the arts, culture, bio-art & design.
• You’ll gain tons of experience working at a cultural organisation
• Our internships are always 100 working days for at least 4 days a week
• Compensation is € 250 gross per month based on a full-time (5 days a week) internship

To apply

Send us a short motivation and your cv in PDF + a link to your portfolio (if you have one) to werk@mediamatic.nl. Mention that you are applying for an exhibition internship. Please let us know when you can start.