Internship Tracing the Origin of the Second Wave of Feminist Arts: NYC
Access to original material that would make an excellent thesis topic, leading to a book. Cindy Nemser seeks an art history intern looking for information about the second feminist movement in the fine arts. She has original material that could lead to other topics and publication of several books. Intern will help publicize book on social media, create and research files, research possible agents and editors, and possibly create a podcast. The internship is ideal for a graduate or PhD student.Intern will strengthen research skills and learn how to organize material, and will gain insight on coordinating a publicity campaign.Excellent computer skills a must, best to live reasonably near the art historian in New York City.
Nemser resides in DUMBO. Driver’s license preferred. Candidate should be able to take initiative and be flexible. Technical skills, including copying, faxing, and scanning, are a must.Could possibly lead to academic credit, depending on the school. Opportunity to learn about the origins of the feminist art movement, handle original material that has not yet been available, and work with one of the founders of the feminist art movement.
Cindy Nemser is the author of “Art Talk: Conversations with 15 Women Artists,” which has become an icon. It was published in 1975 and reprinted in 1995. She has published in the legendary feminist art journals from 1972 to 1977. Her archives are at the Getty Research Institute, but copies of all the materials are in her possession.
How to apply:
Call 718-857-9456. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.