Opportunities: 10 March 2016


Learning, networking, conference and employment opportunities in cultural property, art crime research, antiquities trafficking research, provenance studies, and related things. Postings are not endorsements.

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1. Frieze, Temporary Staff, New York

Frieze New York is looking to fill various temporary staff jobs. An interesting foot in the door for people with knowledge of contemporary art. Must have the right to work in the US; unclear when the applications are due by so ASAP.

When: 2–8 May (working period)
Where: New York
Cost: N/A

More Info: http://careers.frieze.com/
Contact: applicationsny@frieze.com

2. L’image volée (The stolen image), Exhibition, Milan

A group show by Thomas Demand which questions the boundaries between originality and copy in art and explores how we rely on pre-existing models to create. More than 90 works by over 60 artists.

When: 18 March– 28 August 2016
Where: Fondazione Prada, Largo Isarco 2, Milan
Cost: Free

More Info: http://www.fondazioneprada.org/projects/limage-volee/?lang=en

3. In Search of Stolen Treasure, Lecture, Warren OH

Former FBI Art Crime Team leader Robert Wittman will be speaking about his most daring undercover art cases.

When: 16 March, 10:30 AM
Where: Packard Music Hall, Warren, OH
Cost: $28

More Info: http://www.trumbulltownhall.org/
Register: http://packardmusichall.com/event/robert-wittman-in-search-of-stolen-treasures/

4. Beyond Destruction: Archaeology & Cultural Heritage in the Middle East and North Africa, Symposium, Berkeley

“This symposium aims to move public discourse around cultural heritage beyond reactions to looting and destruction and to engage more deeply with responses from academic and governmental institutions.” Top contributors.

When: 11–12 March
Where: University of California, Berkeley
Cost: Free

More Info: http://cmes.berkeley.edu/cultural-heritage-symposium/

5. Remembering Palmyra: the devastation of Syria’s cultural heritage by ISIS, Lecture, Toronto

Clemens Reichel will be speaking on the loss of this site.

When: 16 March 2016, 8:00–10:00 PM
Where: 5 Bancroft Ave, Earth Sciences Auditorium B142, University of Toronto
Cost: Free

More Info: https://www.humanities.utoronto.ca/event_details/id=2013