young artists and those who are engaged in curatorial work, CCA
Kitakyushu operates Research Program as the opportunity to develop
their reflections into contemporary art.
The program seeks to allow the participants to interact and exchange
ideas on a daily basis with the artists of professorship and also
with the specialists from various fields throughout the program year,
in order to broaden their perspective.
ACTIVITIES IN THE RESEARCH
GROUP WORK : SEMINARS: The seminar consists of a program of lectures/workshop
and discussion, which are led by professionals in contemporary art
and the other fields as professors/lecturers. These seminars are
compulsory program for all participants of Research Program
INDEPENDENT WORK: The participants can concentrate on their independent
creative work at individual studios or at the study room through
regular group discussion with artists in residence as professorship.
The participants can make an appointment with the professors for
studio visit. The participants of the curatorial study take part
in the CCA's activities with the professors as organizing exhibitions
and assisting the artists' work. For their activities, the participants
are given free access to CCA's library specialized in contemporary
art. In March before the completion of the program, the participants
of artist work for the exhibition at their own studio and open to
the public, and the participants of curatorial study organize the
group show at the CCA's gallery.