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Curator of Digital Design at the V&A
The Victoria and Albert Museum is seeking a curator of digital design to join the Design, Architecture and Digital Department. This post will be responsible for defining a new approach to collecting and exhibiting digital design for the V&A, as well as taking on responsibility for the care, research, display and interpretation of the Museumís digital collections.
The successful candidate will be able to carry out independent research to a high standard and have a proven track record in curating digital design for public audiences. A broad familiarity with new media, videogame design, web design, interaction design, interface design, social media and relevant digital design techniques and platforms is highly desirable as well as knowledge of issues around the care and acquisition contemporary digital objects.
Beryl Graham, Professor of New Media Art
CRUMB web resource for new media art curators http://www.crumbweb.org
Research Student Manager, Art and Design
MA Curating Course Leader http://www.macurating.net
Faculty of Arts, Design, and Media, University of Sunderland
The David Puttnam Media Centre, St Peter's Way, Sunderland, SR6 0DD Tel: +44 191 515 2896
New Collecting: Exhibiting and Audiences, Ashgate<http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409448945>
Rethinking Curating: Art After New Media, MIT Press<http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=12071>
A Brief History of Curating New Media Art, The Green Box<http://www.thegreenbox.net/en/books/brief-history-curating-new-media-art>