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Matt Jay

Matt Jay

Residence Period: 2017.02.07-2017.04.03

Matt Jay


Residence Project

"During AIR 3331, I intend to deepen my curatorial, art historical and organizational research, related to my mission of creating cross-cultural dialogue, and new opportunities for contemporary artists in Japan to have critical engagement. This will be done by utilizing 3331 Arts Chiyoda as a site for both discussions and presentations that invite the art community within 3331 and the surrounding Tokyo area more widely, into the Nishikicho Studio to connect with each other and with new ideas."

Profile

Base of activity: Portland, OR; Tokyo, Japan; New York, NY

Matt Jay is an independent curator, program organizer and arts researcher. He is the Founder and Director of the cross-cultural contemporary art program End of Summer. The nature of his curatorial and research work emphasizes community engagement, cross-cultural understanding, and an ongoing investigation into the local, national and global conditions that current and future artists in Japan might be facing and interpreting through their work.

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