BRUSSELS – FONDATION KANAL IS SEEKING FOR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
In the context of a partnership with the Centre Pompidou, KANAL is pursuing an artistic purpose whose main objective is to create a multidisciplinary arts and culture hub open to all in order to highlight the contemporary Brussels arts scene and bolster the cultural appeal of the capital. It is the very concept of the museum that KANAL is seeking to reinvent.
KANAL-Centre Pompidou is a dynamic meeting place of Modern and Contemporary Art and architecture. The KANAL Foundation, the administrator of this future museum that will open its doors in 2024, will, in the meantime, pursue its artistic and societal experiments in a resolutely multidisciplinary approach.
The Artistic Director will be responsible for the multidisciplinary artistic Project: Defining the artistic identity of KANAL by drawing lessons from the different experiments carried out since 2018; Harmoniously developing the partnership with the Centre Pompidou; Planning, coordinating and monitoring the work of the different departments under the AD’s authority; Using and sharing experience in order to monitor optimally the projects of strategic importance for the Foundation’s activities and ensure information circulates properly within the Foundation; Stimulating and improving the quality of work and the results to best meet the needs of the institution; Managing staff members to encourage them to achieve optimal levels of performance, engagement and development; Stimulating innovation and corporate culture to increase efficiency in the implementation of the Foundation’s Audience Development and Partnerships Department; Determining the annual budgets; And working on the establishment of all administrative and legal documents: contracts, agreements, orders, purchase order commitments, etc.