Acknowledgement of the Sámi people

OCA acknowledges the Sámi as one people, and as the Indigenous people of the Fennoscandian region. On the land of this region, Sápmi, the Sámi people have lived since time immemorial, respectfully harvesting from nature by fishing, farming, hunting and following reindeer, amongst other activities.

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9 August 2022

CIMAM Extended Open Call, Travel Grant Programme. New Deadline 31st August.

Are you an independent curator based in Norway? Are you interested in making museums more interconnected and accessible?

OCA is pleased to support your attendance at CIMAM’s 2022 annual conference titled ‘The Attentive Museum. Permeable Practices for a Common Ground’ held on Mallorca in Spain from the 11th to 13th of November.

The aim of the CIMAM Travel Grant Program is to support the curatorial and research development of applicants through their attendance at the Annual Conference where the most current concerns on contemporary art practices are being discussed.

Eligibility for the CIMAM Travel Grant Program

✅ Independent curator based in Norway

✅ Actively working within the field of contemporary art

✅ Not employed on a full-time basis within a gallery, institution or organisation

How to apply?

submit your CV and a 400-word motivational letter to by 31st August!

Header image:
Es Baluard Museu d'Art Contemporani de Palma (Mallorca)


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OCA Supported Residency at WIELS with Are Blytt

Since 2009, OCA has been sponsoring an artist residency programme at WIELS Contemporary Art Centre in Brussels. In 2018, Are Blytt undertook a residency stay at WIELS where he found creative support, inspiration, and a kick-start that took his artistic practice abroad.


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