Friday, November 29, 2013
http://www.enokojima-art.jp/ ) First floor gallery and fourth floor galleries. ABSTRACT: TRANSNATIONAL ART 2014 is the sixth instalment of this exciting non-commercial annual international exchange group exhibition. In 2014 the exhibition will be held at the brand new Enokojima Art, Culture and Creative Center, Osaka Prefecture; which replaces the Osaka Prefecture Contemporary Art Center, the previous home gallery of this show. TRANSNATIONAL ART is curated by SoHo Art Gallery’s Celio Barreto (Canada) and Yachiyo Nakao (Japan). Since its inception in 2009 its purpose is to bring to the forefront works and artists form various cultural and national backgrounds active in Japan and around the world, revealing the increasingly global nature of Osaka ’s art scene through a curated exhibition. TRANSNATIONAL ART fosters the development of good relationships between member artists and introduces participating members to a vast network of peers, art lovers and art industry professionals. TRANSNATIONAL ART is living proof of the richness of Osaka as an emerging international art hub with excellent artists; and of the growing possibilities and opportunities for artists in the city. As the only exhibition of its kind in Osaka, TRANSNATIONAL ART is a focused collaborative effort between Japanese and foreign curators, gallery directors and artists as well as private industry and public institutions and serves as a professional vehicle for artist development and promotion.