CCA CURATOR MEETING 2011Let’s Talk About Art

October 7 - 9, 2011 at CCA Kitakyushu

Organized by Nobuo Nakamura, CCA Kitakyushu
Masanobu Ito, The Japan Foundation
Participating curators: Kenjiro Hosaka / Yusin Jeon / Chieko Kitade / Hiraku Kore-eda / Soukyoun Lee / Jinsuk Suh / Yuka Uematsu / Kwon-ho Yi

The Japan Foundation and Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu present "CCA Curator Meeting 2011: Let's talk about art", a three-day conference of contemporary art curatorial practice. The eight curators from Korea and Japan stay at CCA, and exchange their idea to tackle key questions around museum and curatorial. In addition to the the development and change last ten years, the issues grow out of discussions, that took place in the first curator meeting of 2010 will be examined.

The first meeting was held in 2010, with four curators specialized in contemporary art at public museum in Japan. For three days, the meeting addressed pressing issues in art world mainly in Japan, such as a role of museum/exhibition, biennale/triennale, economical change, relationship to urban planning. The participants firstly gave an overview on the current situation, and discussed based on their own experience and observation. This kick-off meeting culminated in a publication, "CCA CURATOR MEETING no. 01/2010" (pp.210 / A5, in Japanese), released in March 2011.

"CCA Curator Meeting" aims to provide with a broad platform for conversation concerning curatorship, and to have idea and exchange that are developed in the course of time, along with the ongoing change in our society. Thus, this meeting strives for new idea not only for an individual activity, but also for the art world as a whole.

Simultaneous interpretation (Korean - Japanese) is provided throughout the meeting of Oct 7th and 8th.

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