- Thoroughly review and contextualise over 30 years of company documentation, popular media, and academia.
- Assess the historical, artistic, and scientific relevance of the reviewed material.
- Conduct interviews with founders and key personalities from our company history to capture invaluable insights and narratives.
- Conduct research on academic platforms to identify and review scholarly papers and articles relevant to Lomography.
- Enter relevant findings into a designated database.
- Digitally archive materials for easy access and further utilisation.
- Work closely with our creative and technical teams to streamline the archiving process.
- Current student or recent graduate in Art History, Archival Science, Cultural Studies, Media, Communications, or a related field.
- Excellent organisational and research skills.
- Proficiency in database management.
- Strong attention to detail.
- Passion for art and photography, with an interest in the history and science behind it.
- Fluent in English, additional language skills are a plus.
What We Offer
- The opportunity to contribute to the Lomography legacy and immerse yourself in the exciting world of photography and art.
- Use the traineeship as a foundation for your own academic or scholarly work.
- Exposure to interdisciplinary projects combining art, technology, and humanities.
- Learn the ins and outs of photography.
- Test all the Lomography gear you’ve ever dreamt of – and more.
- Be a part of a young, international team that enjoys the occasional after-work socialising.
- Work on an array of interesting new projects – ensuring there’s never a dull moment.
- Work in the vibrant and lively 7th district in the heart of Vienna.
- A Lomographic welcome package to kickstart your journey with us.
- Voluntary traineeship
- Start date: October 2023
- Duration: up to 5 months. Upon successful completion of the traineeship, candidates may be considered for other opportunities within Lomography.
- Compensation: 500 € per month
- Please note that this internship requires EU-citizenship (mind transitional provisions), citizenship in the European Economic Area, Swiss citizenship, Working Holiday Visa or a standing work permit for Austria. To be considered, make sure to include the relevant information in your application!
If you’re searching for a role in a dynamic, culturally-rich organisation and are keen on a position where you can both develop your skills and take on new responsibilities, we’d love to hear from you. Include your English CV and cover letter and send your application directly to email@example.com and please wait to be contacted by us.
Are you a meticulous researcher with a deep appreciation for art and history? Do you possess profound organisational skills and a keen eye for detail? This traineeship is the perfect opportunity for a student or recent graduate with an affinity for the arts, who wishes to develop their research and organisational skills, contribute to a culturally-rich legacy, and utilise the experience as a valuable resource for their own academic pursuits.
Lomography is a globally active organisation dedicated to experimental and analogue photography. Originally established in 1992 by a group of offbeat students as an arts movement, but fuelled by fiery passion and burning curiosity, the Lomographic Society soon grew into an international venture.
Now, as we celebrate over 30 years of Lomographic history, we're looking for an Artistic Research and Legacy Trainee who shares our passion! Your role will be vital in rifling through decades of company documentation, popular media, and academia to assess its artistic and scientific relevance, ensuring our legacy continues to inspire future generations of Lomographers.