Initiated in 2011, CoCA, ‘The Collective of Contemporary Artists’, is an artists led art organization in Sri Lanka, networking with local and international artists, art organizations and institutions connected with art. A space mainly for visual artists and other genre of artists, CoCA seeks to connect with curators, art critiques, art writers and other art organizations, simply a connecting node for arts.
The first pioneering art organization in Sri Lanka bringing forth Art forms, such as public-space, socially-engaged and sustainable art forms and practices. We engage in research-based art, encouraging exploration and experimentation and encourage diverse audiences of all ages and backgrounds to participate and appreciate arts.
An organization which cultivates strongly on emphasizing and promoting ‘sustainable art’ in harmony with the key principles of sustainability that includes ecology, social justice, non-violence and grassroots democracy.