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2014     New Jerusalem, curated by Gilly Karjevsky and Hila Cohen Sneiderman Hansen, Jerusalem

2017   Emerging Artist Fel
2015    In Response: Repetition and Difference, curated by Chris Gartrell, The Jewish Museum, New


Website: talikeren.com

Video links - Password for all links is abc123

Save the President (excerpt): Collaboration with Alex Strada:


The Rapture  (documentation): https://vimeo.com/171236606

Autobody (excerpt): https://vimeo.com/83431010

The Interpreter (excerpt): https://vimeo.com/83397618

Palestine a realistic film (excerpt): https://vimeo.com/83431010

Purpose of Position:

BRIC is seeking innovative Teaching Artists with an active media arts practice for school day and afterschool media residencies in New York City public schools and community centers, Pre-K through high school, in the following field:



Digital Photography

For school day residencies, BRIC Media Art Teaching Artists alongside classroom teachers providing integrated arts instruction into core studies that culminates into a project that is curated for our annual student exhibition at BRIC House Gallery.

Each residency is unique, and is developed to meet the goals of BRIC and its partners.  BRIC residencies generally last from 10 to 34 weeks, and are carefully planned by the BRIC Education, partner organizations and Teaching Artists.

BRIC Teaching Artists are trained to implement student centered arts residencies, using arts and media to build skills and increase student learning, engaging students through creative projects and lessons relevant to their academic studies, needs and learning styles.  BRIC currently works in over 40 schools serving over 4000 students.  In addition to school residencies, BRIC Teaching Artist also facilitate professional development workshops, media studio workshops and family activities.

Key Duties:

Meeting with BRIC and partnership staff to determine needs;

Customizing media curriculum to integrate well with educational goals and learning standards;

Facilitating workshops with students, teachers and parents during the school day and afterschool;

Maintaining communication with residency partners and BRIC to report curriculum, activities, changes in program design, and assessment;

Coordinating transporting materials and equipment as needed;

Completing projects, final reports, and curriculum in a timely manner;

Preparing student work for annual BRIC student exhibition.


BA/BFA required,  MA/MFA preferred;

Complete body of work representing personal artistic practice and exploration;

Proficiency in all aspects of the production and post-production process;

Strong technical skills and comfort working with state of the art technology

For Video Residencies, skilled in: HD Video, Adobe Premiere,  Final Cut Pro

For Digital Photography, skilled in:  DSLR, Photoshop;

For Animation Residencies, skilled in iStopMotion or similar program;

Knowledge of art and/or  film history, as well as contemporary art, film and culture;

Ability to connect media to contemporary issues and situations:

Commitment to youth development and community building;

Experience working with inner-city youth, teaching and curriculum development experience a plus;

Experience working with inner-city youth, teaching and curriculum development aligned with NYC Blueprint for Learning & Teaching in the Arts a plus.

Salary and Schedule

Compensation to be determined based on the nature and term of the school residency. School-based residencies are both during the school-day and/or after-school hours. 

How to Apply

Email jobs@bricartsmedia.org with subject line: Media Teaching Artist. Please write a brief cover letter in the body of the email, attach your resume or CV, list three references and include web-links to your personal artistic practice. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No phone calls.

BRIC is an equal opportunity employer.