Press Releases : 2015/04

Upcoming Deadline for International Support: 1 May 2015

Published 2015/04/21

From A River in the Ocean, an upcoming project by artist Marte Johnslien for the 12th Havana Biennale, 2015.




Deadline: 1 May 2015
Following application deadline: 1 October 2015

OCA is currently accepting applications for the 1 May 2015 deadline for International Support. Applications are accepted from Norwegian artists, international artists residing in Norway and non-profit arts organisations. Priority is given to exhibitions taking place in key international art institutions and project spaces. Support is also extended to solo exhibitions and group exhibitions initiated by international curators as well as to Norwegian art professionals organising exhibitions and projects abroad.

The funding for International Support is provided by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the allocation is decided upon by an independent jury of Norwegian and international art professionals designated by OCA.

Please notice that 1 September and 1 November deadlines have been merged, and that the following application deadline is 1 October 2015.

Click here to read more about International Support and OCA´s International Residency Programme.

For more information, please contact Anne Charlotte Hauen.


OCA is a foundation created by the Norwegian Ministries of Culture and of Foreign Affairs in 2001 with the aim of developing cultural collaborations between Norway and the international arts scene. The foundation aims to become one of the main organs in the international contemporary arts debate through initiatives such as exhibitions, seminars and publications, as well as by providing support to Norwegian artists for their activities in the international art arena and inviting international curators and artists to Norway. OCA has been responsible for Norway's contribution to the visual arts section of the Venice Biennale since 2001.