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Melbourne Art Fair Indigenous Art Centre Program Project Manager

The Melbourne Art Fair Indigenous Art Centre Program is an initiative that will support the participation of Indigenous-owned Art Centres at Melbourne Art Fair with the express aim to promote Indigenous contemporary artists, in addition to providing economic benefits, employment opportunities, access and capacity building support for communities. Melbourne Art Fair is excited to be partnering with Indigenous not-for-profit Agency Projects to deliver this program.

IACP is funded by the Australian Government through the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support (IVAIS) and Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) programs.

Exhibiting Art Centres: Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre (Yirrkala), Jilamara Arts & Crafts Association (Milikapiti), Warlayirti Artists (Balgo), Waringarri Aboriginal Arts (Kununurra) and Milingimbi Art (Milingimbi).

About Agency Projects

Agency is an Indigenous not-for-profit organisation that responds to an identified need expressed by cultural leaders, which resonates with Government priorities, academic research and the voice of innovative philanthropists who care deeply about Indigenous people, art and Country. Our values align with the foundations of Indigenous resilience, strength and a desire to share.

Agency develops and facilitates new and stable platforms that promote, celebrate and support cultural maintenance, allow Indigenous leadership to thrive, and feature strong participation and economic opportunities for Indigenous people. 

About the role

The IACP Project Manager is responsible for supporting five remote Indigenous Art Centres exhibiting at Melbourne Art Fair 2022, and for providing assistance to the IACP project team, a partnership between Melbourne Art Fair and Agency Projects. 

The IACP Project Manager will deliver a wide range of duties across various areas of the event, including exhibitor relations, operations, marketing, administration and programming support. You will also be required to provide onsite support at the event to facilitate Art Centre participation and assist the event team. 

To be successful in this role, you need to be a great team player and communicator. You have excellent time management skills, organisational skills, and high attention to detail.

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Melbourne Art Fair acknowledges the Traditional Owners, the Wurundijeri and Boon Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation, on whose land we will meet, share, and work. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People from all nations of this land.

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