2016-2017 INTERNSHIPS IN VENICE – ITALY
500th Anniversary Venice Jewish Ghetto 1516-2016
57th Biennale d’Arte di Venezia 2017
Apply for unique professional development opportunities to join a creative team while living and working in Venice. The Venice Internships are voluntary positions. Interns will receive accommodation in the Palazzo.
OTT is currently seeking applications from individuals, students, recent graduates or any other eligible profile from throughout the world for minimum 4-week Internships that will take place during this year’s 500th Anniversary of The Venice Jewish Ghetto and during the Venice Art Biennale.
OTT is an international project, inspiring by classical Jewish text to explore the cultural perspective what the Jewish people are today: a singular people who, while separated by geography, are united and inspired by text, transcending politics or national frontiers with a cultural message that springs from the tradition of seeking wisdom and inspiration by contemplating text.
The work and performances in the program is curated by Ronit Muszkatblit will employ the cultural heritage of classic Jewish texts as a framework to reflect on our existence and a universal metaphor for life, regardless of nationality. Rather than presenting a literal interpretation of the world, the goal is to pose questions that invite an exploration of contemporary life.
LOCATION: Palazzo Fontana (on the Grand Canal) – Cannaregio 3829 – Venice – Italy
DURATION: minimum 4 weeks (between 26 May 2016 – 19 September 2016), minimum 4 weeks (between 10 May 2017 – 26 november 2017)
HOURS: 40 hours per week, 6 days per week
PURPOSE: Acting as an exhibition attendant and advocate for OTT organization and artists
TO APPLY: Please send your informal CV along with a covering letter outlining your experience, explaining why you think you would be suitable for this position and your preferred dates for the Internship (see above) to firstname.lastname@example.org.