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News: Meet Iwona Blazwick
Please join us for a talk with OCA IVP, Iwona Blazwick, Director of the Whitechapel Gallery, London.This event is part of OCA's mezzanine programme.Thursday, 19 September17:00–18:30Free and open to the public, but space is limited.Please RSVP to info@oca.noOffice for Contemporary Art NorwayNedre gate 70551 OsloIwona Blazwick has been Director of the Whitechapel Gallery since 2001 and is a curator, critic and lecturer. She was formerly at Tate Modern and London’s ICA, and has worked as an independent curator in Europe, the US and Japan. Blazwick has curated solo shows and new commissions from some of the most significant living artists in the world, and has conceived thematic exhibitions that have shaped new art histories, including A Short History of Performance. Blazwick established the Artists Film International global consortium, and has set new precedents for the animation of collections and archives. She is series editor of Whitechapel Gallery/MIT Documents of Contemporary Art, has written about numerous contemporary artists, and on themes and movements in modern and contemporary art, exhibition histories and art institutions.

News: Meet Sadya Mizan
Please join us for a talk with OCA ISP, Sadya Mizan, curator and researcher from Dhaka, Bangladesh, and founding director of URONTO Artists Community.This event is part of OCA's mezzanine programme.Tuesday, 10 September17:00–18:30Free and open to the public, but space is limited.Please RSVP to info@oca.noOffice for Contemporary Art NorwayNedre gate 70551 OsloSadya Mizan is an independent curator and researcher in Bangladesh. She is the founder and Director of URONTO Artists Community (2012) which develops programmes on interactive storytelling, research-based documentation and cultural exchange through art. She is also the founder of Art Initiatives Bangladesh (AIB) since 2018 - a networking platform for aesthetics and practice.Completing her Post-Graduation in Graphic Design from the Faculty of Fine art, University of Dhaka- BD, Mizan has been involved in various fields as a coordinator, creative director and project director in Bangladesh. Mizan has been a Dhaka based contributing researcher for the Asia Art Archive-Delhi. She is a member of the Artist-Led-Initiatives forum by Samdani Art Foundation and is honoured as one of the potential Arts-Managers from South Asian regions by the Art Think South Asia Fellowship (ATSA).Being nominated for a research grant by the Foundation for Art Initiatives (FfAI), her recent research is looking into strategic planning, inclusiveness and accessibility of art organisation models based in South Africa, South America (Colombia) and USA (New York); now extended to Germany and Norway.

News: Meet Jacopo Crivelli Visconti
Please join us for a talk with OCA IVP Jacopo Crivelli Visconti,Curator, 34th Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. During his talk, Jacopo will present the project of the 34th Bienal de São Paulo, opening in March 2020 based on the concept of "relation”. The 34th Bienal proposes that it is necessary to abandon narrow and monolithic viewpoints to become open to the multiplicity of possible relations under constant evolution. This event is part of OCA's mezzanine programme. Thursday, 29 August 17:00–18:30 Free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP to info@oca.no Office for Contemporary Art NorwayNedre gate 7 D0551 Oslo Jacopo Crivelli Visconti is a curator and art critic based in São Paulo. He holds a PhD in architecture from the Universidade de São Paulo (USP), and was a member of the team of the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo from 2001 to 2009, when he curated the official Brazilian participation at the 52nd International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia (2007). His recent works include: Untimely, Again, Pavilion of the Republic of Chipre at the 58th Biennale di Venezia, Italy (2019); Brasile – Il coltello nella carne, PAC – Padiglione d’arte contemporanea, Milan, Italy (2018); Matriz do tempo real, Museu de Arte Contemporânea of the Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (2018); Memories of Underdevelopment, Museum of Contemporary Art of San Diego, USA (2017); Héctor Zamora – Dinâmica não linear, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil (2016); Sean Scully, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil (2015); and Ir para volver, 12th Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador (2014). He is the author of the book Novas derivas (WMF Martins Fontes, São Paulo, Brazil, 2014; Ediciones Metales Pesados, Santiago, Chile, 2016). He regularly collaborates with publications on contemporary art, architecture and design, contributes to exhibition catalogs, and writes monographs on artists.

News: Imaginary Leaps into a Decanonized Future
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News: OCA Autumn Preview 2019
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News: Meet Carolina Caycedo
Please join us for a talk with LA-based artist and OCA ISP Carolina Caycedo. This event is part of OCA's mezzanine program. Wednesday, 26 June17:00–18:30Free and open to the public, but space is limited.Please RSVP to info@oca.noOffice for Contemporary Art NorwayNedre gate 70551 OsloCarolina Caycedo, is a London-born Colombian artist, living in Los Angeles. She participates in movements of territorial resistance, solidarity economies, and housing as a human right. Carolina’s artistic practice has a collective dimension to it in which performances, drawings, photographs and videos are not just an end result, but rather part of the artist’s process of research and acting. Her work contributes to the construction of environmental historical memory as a fundamental element for non-repetition of violence against human and non-human entities, and generates a debate about the future in relation to common goods, environmental justice, just energy transition and cultural biodiversity.

News: OCA Spring Recap 2019
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News: Michael Taussig on “Recipes for Survival” + Public conversation
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