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DEADLINE EXTENDED-  Apply before the 31st of October!

 Tate Modern: Assisting the Curatorial Team with the annual BMW Tate Live Exhibition in March 2020 

This is an amazing opportunity for an M4C student to work with the curatorial team producing the annual BMW Tate Live Exhibition in March 2020. 

Since the first ground-breaking BMW Tate Live Exhibition in 2017, audiences have experienced an ever-changing programme of installations and live performances. Taking place in the subterranean Tanks, past artists have included Isabel Lewis Fujiko Nakaya, Joan Jonas and in 2019 a solo presentation by Anne Imhof.

This is an excellent chance for you to join a small team and work directly with the Assistant Curator, Performance.  You will learn the key planning and research skills associated with the organisation of performance events within a large institution and contribute to the successful delivery and production.  

No specific background is necessary but you should have an interest in at least one of the following: performance, event production and curatorial tasks and be keen to develop your skills in these areas. You will have good organisational and IT skills and be an excellent team player who is able to work flexibly and positively within a small team.

Skills, Knowledge or Experience needed:

The role will require excellent interpersonal skills, as you will be working with artists, performers, curators, directors and the wider Tate team. A can-do attitude and willingness to work outside of core hours to realise projects. Ability to manage multiple priorities and remain calm under pressure.

Timeframe to consider:

This placement will be a 3 Months full-time opportunity where you will need to be based in London from the 20th of January 2020 (funds for travel and accommodation support are available through an application to the placement specific SDF).  In order to meet this placement start date, you must apply by 31st of October and if successful, develop your Project Brief with them for approval by the 15th of November at the latest.  

Contact information:

If this sounds like a placement, you might light to explore/consider, please get in touch with Lizzy Harris, Administration Manager at the Tate Modern: with a statement of interest/covering letter and your CV.  Deadline for applications: October 31st


 For further details and to access these exclusive placement briefs please see the links below or get in touch with Leslie Bode (your placement manager) at