Vacancy – Freelance Arts Writer (Sweden)


We welcome approaches from freelance critics and arts writers, nonetheless. Please send a current CV and three examples of your published work to the magazine if you are interested in being considered as one of our contributors.

ART NORTH has a Freelance vacancy for an Arts Writer / Critic located in Sweden.

We are seeking an art professional with sound knowledge of the English language, preferably with longevity of interest in, and insight into the Scandinavian and Nordic art world. Your command of the English language should be on a par with international art criticism and journalism. You will be working on a Freelance basis to our Editor and Contributing Editor (International).

As per the role of a Freelance, you will be required to liaise with our Editorial team concerning commissions from Art North. Strong candidates for this position are those who are able to:

  • Submit Feature and Review copy to deadline with maximum three week lead times (or less)

  • Submit work to a high level of accuracy, and thoroughly fact-checked

  • Submit Feature and Review proposals that will be of interest to our international readership

  • Source high-resolution print quality images/media to accompany your work

  • Demonstrate preparedness to travel throughout Sweden

  • Occasionally submit news stories for the online (non-print) environment also (e.g. Art North’s Blog)

  • Serve in the capacity of Swedish/English translator (spoken and/or written – remuneration rates for this tbc)

Payment is upon publication and at standard UK rates for this freelance position.

Art North is a new quarterly print-based contemporary visual arts magazine based in Scotland but covering all northern European territories from Finland in the east to Iceland in the west (occasionally Greenland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, the Maritime Provinces of Canada too). You will work from your own environment and appointment is on a freelance basis only during the first two years of publication. A possibility of P/T (pro-rata) work at a later date possible, but not guaranteed.

To apply, please send at least five examples of your published work (print or online) along with a copy of your CV to Camilla Paulsen here.