The Office for Contemporary Art Norway runs an International Visitor Programme to support international curators and cultural producers in their research in Norway for upcoming exhibitions and projects. Participation in the programme is by invitation although requests for visits are considered based on availability when addressed to OCA.
Yuko Hasegawa is the Chief Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo (MOT), Japan. She is also a professor at the Department of Art Science at the Tama Art University in Tokyo. Her recent projects include 'Space for your Future’ (2007) and 'Architectural Environments for Tomorrow’ (2011) at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo. At the 21st-Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan (where she also served as Founding Artistic Director), she curated 'Matthew Barney: Drawing Restraint' (2005). She was also the Artistic Director of the 7th International Istanbul Biennial (2001), co-curator of the 4th Shanghai Biennial (2002), commissioner of Japanese Pavilion of 50th edition of the Venice Biennale (2003), co-curator of the 29th São Paulo Biennial (2010) and artistic advisor for the 12th edition of the Venice Architectural Biennale (2010). She has recently served as curator of the 11th Sharjah Biennial in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (2013).