Gallery Technician EOI

Install of 'Saltwater Interconnectivity' exhibition. Photo by Gloriana Meyers.

Tautai is looking for handy people with a passion for Moana arts.

We are seeking Gallery Technicians to support the delivery of our 2022 exhibition programme. You will work closely with the Gallery Manager, our core team, suppliers when necessary, and various artists across multiple disciplines.

We are looking for people with technical and workshop skills regarding hanging artworks and fabrication of displays. A knowledge of a wide range of building materials and methods is essential. Experience of installing, handling and caring for artwork is highly desired.

The role would include:

  • Supporting artists and/or curators during installation, display and dismantling of exhibition. 
  • Safely unpacking items, arranging them for exhibit, and setting up sound and visual effects.
  • Tracking costs of installing an exhibition
  • Designing and building, furnishings and fittings for exhibitions
  • Safely dismantling exhibition furniture and props and packing for storage or shipping

This support aligns with the exhibition schedule, with install periods occurring every 5 to 8 weeks.

Tautai is the home of contemporary Moana arts, we are privileged to work with an inspiring community of creatives and innovators who contribute significantly to the cultural fabric of Aotearoa.

Please get in touch for more information by emailing gallery@tautai.org.

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