Posted on May 15, 2023 in Events

Other Sights is hiring a project Manager for FLEET Project as we move into the construction of the first mobile studios for the FLEET.

FLEET is a creative approach to complement the community’s ongoing efforts to build more studio opportunities for artists. Responding to the loss of arts and culture hubs across Vancouver, FLEET is a multi-year project that aspires to plan, design and, pilot a FLEET of moveable studios for working artists. The project will place these studios on a temporary basis throughout the city and manage their ongoing use. FLEET working group undertook a significant amount of community consultation over the past three years, resulting in project recommendations and a Feasibility study. Other Sights has raised capital funds for the construction of 1-3 FLEET units and is currently working to put together a small team to complete the build. FLEET’s visible presence will draw attention to Vancouver’s artistic community’s space deficit while foregrounding the need to share the public spaces of the city more equitably.

The Project

This hands-on project involves coordinating with FLEET working group, Other Sights, contractors, and site managers in order to construct 1-3 FLEET studios (scope dependent on funding). The Project Manager will work to ensure construction completion. Number of hours are negotiable and will be established at the time of contracting.

How to Apply

Please apply with a cover letter and CV. Please share with us your interest in the role and outline your experience in project management, arts production, festival or events coordinating, construction management, and/or public art coordination.


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Image info:

Image1: Crummy Gallery, a mobile art/gathering space currently based on Vancouver Island – https://www.crummygallery.com/

Image 2: Interior of Site Factory: Mobile Art Platform – https://www.facebook.com/sitefactorybus/

Image 3: Home Made Home: Lulu Living, an Artist Studio by Germaine Koh – https://germainekoh.com/works/hmh-lululiving

Image 4: Blue Cabin Floating Artist Residency currently moored in Steveston, Richmond –  https://thebluecabin.ca/