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CoCA Lab: Adam Sekuler

Artist in Residence, April 17 - May 5

Introducing the CoCA Lab, CoCA's new artist residency program, in which we invite an artist, or group of artists, to transform our Georgetown gallery space into an art laboratory. Our first CoCA Lab resident was Seattle's own award-winning filmmaker and curator, Adam Sekuler.

Adam Sekuler is a filmmaker and curator, who has organized touring programs of retrospectives and premiere feature films throughout North America. His films have screened at festivals, museums, and galleries throughout the world. His short film Pathe Ballet won a prize at the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

While in residence at CoCA, Adam worked on an exhibition of excerpts from his current documentary WORK IN PROGRESS, which documents the current state of the American workforce through two-minute, single-shot profiles of 45-80 laborers, showing their movements and patterns.

He used CoCA as a hub to investigate some of the industrial labor located along the Duwamish and in the South end of Seattle and was able to film in the Seattle Design Center's unusual atrium. Adams's residency ran April 17 - May 3, 2014

"My residency at CoCA was exactly what I needed at this phase of my creative process. Not only did it expose my work to an entirely new community of art lovers, it also provided me with a space to explore the industrial area of the South end of Seattle. I can't thank them enough for their generosity." ~Adam Sekuler

MVI 8465 copy from Adam Sekuler on Vimeo.


More About CoCA Lab, Artist Residency Program

CoCA serves the Pacific Northwest as a catalyst and forum for the advancement, development, and understanding of Contemporary Art. At the heart of our mission is the artist’s creative project, therefore we are pleased to announce this new program that further serves our mission by providing direct support for artistic creativity and the community discourse around it in our new CoCA Lab.

The CoCA Lab is an artist-in-residence program which provides space for an artist, or an artist group, to inspire and be inspired while generating new work, as well as collaborate and share it with a wider audience. It also becomes an opportunity for CoCA supporters and visitors to learn about the creative process and get a glimpse into the mystery that is a creative life.

Please stand by for information about how to apply for a CoCA Lab residency.

 This project was supported, in part, by an award from 4Culture.

Earlier Event: January 16
Nightmare Inductions
Later Event: May 15
2014 Annual Juried Exhibition