Inheritance Director, Claire Louise Staunton was invited to the Contemporary Art Terminal (OCAT) as the International Curator-in-Residence. She began a research project into the visual culture of the city of Shenzhen, curated a video and sound performance programme Blind Man and the Sun and the group exhibition Like Ships in the Night. The residency culminated in the publication of the exhibition catalogue and the research file, Time is Money, Efficiency is Life.
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OCT Contemporary Art Terminal(OCAT) of He Xiangning Art Museum was founded in 2005. It was the first contemporary art institution to be established in association with, and administered by, a State-owned art museum in China.
The mission of OCAT is to integrate domestic and overseas resources of contemporary art to promote Chinese contemporary art to an international standard as well as to hasten a range of cultural exchange programmes. OCAT’s exhibition programs, academic seminars, and International Art Residency program will help lay the foundations for a truly professional organization.