CAFKA brings contemporary art to the Kitchener-Waterloo region in biennial celebration

Christie is presenting sponsor of CAFKA.16: Contemporary Art in the Public Space
Posted 5/9/2016

Kitchener, Ontario – (May 9, 2016) - CAFKA - Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area, is proud to announce that Christie® is the presenting sponsor of CAFKA.16. As part of the sponsorship, Christie high brightness DLP projectors will be used in three projection-based art installations. The biennial event kicks off on Saturday May 28 at 7:00 p.m. at Kitchener City Hall.

Christie’s support dates back to the 2007 biennial, culminating in Christie’s vision in establishing the Artist in Residence program in 2012. “Christie’s support for CAFKA has had an enormous impact on the organization, providing CAFKA with the best projection equipment, the best technical assistance, and the funding to attract the best artists from across Canada and from around the world,” says Gordon Hatt, executive director, CAFKA. “As a result, CAFKA has created and exhibited works of art that could only have been produced in Kit​chener while branding the Region as a place where cutting-edge technology and contemporary art meet. That’s something CAFKA is very proud of.”

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