apexart :: New York City Fellow :: Keisuke Ozawa
Fellowship Program
Keisuke (Kai) Ozawa
curator, Tokyo, Japan
February 15 - March 14, 2005
  Keisuke (Kai) Ozawa (born 1971, Tokyo) lives and works in Tokyo, holds a BA in French Literature from Meijigakuin University and an MA in Art History, Goldsmiths College, London University. Ozawa is currently the Program Director at Arts Initiative Tokyo (A.I.T.), a curatorial program based in Tokyo, where he manages their art educational programme M.A.D. (Making Art Different), which through 6 different courses - Curation, Curation Intensive, Audience, Critical Readers and Magazine - introduces a spectrum of contemporary art and critical thinking through visual representations to a general public. He is a lecturer for contemporary visual culture studies at Meisei University, and an Associate Director with the Art Fair Tokyo Executive Office. Ozawa also works as a curator and his curatorial works include several video art screenings including: Your Memorabilia, In Different Spaces, and Paradise Views as well as installation shows such as a Shakkei (Slowly Becoming). Many of these projects are initiated from his interests in cultural issues such as representing different modes of culture in the late modern or post-colonial era.

Kai Ozawa was recommended to apexart's fellowship program by Aki Hoashi, Director, ARCUS Projects, Tokyo, Japan.

Fellowship talk: Wednesday, February 23 at 6:30 pm, Kai Ozawa in dialogue with Yukie Kamiya (Associate Curator, New Museum, NYC) at apexart.