The Centre for Global Coordination of Culture and Art – CGCCA was established by Georgian artists Iliko Zautashvili, Niko Lomashvili and a curator Magda Guruli in Tbilisi, Georgia in 2003.
The main goals of the organization includes supporting the development of contemporary art infrastructure in Georgia, reflection and presentation of current priorities and tendencies in art, sharing of experience through regional and international cooperation, international integration and creation of a platform for dialogue, exchange and networking.
The CGCCA’s branch organization is the Artisterium Association (est. 2009).
The implemented projects since 2003:
2003 – 7+7 More Transparent, joint exhibition with the Wings of Time, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Reportage from the South Caucasus, Goethe Institute, photo exhibition, International Forum of Visual Arts, Caravansarai, Tbilisi 2003.
SOS – Art for Freedom, Internet action dedicated to the Rose Revolution.
2004 – More Transparent – Defundamentalization, exhibition supported by the
Goethe-Institute, Tbilisi, Georgia.
METAMORPH, 9th Venice Architectural Biennale, co-organizer of the project Art Villa Garikula – Centre for the Arts presented by Georgia.
Double Bottom, exhibition project, Goethe Institute, Club 22, Tbilisi Georgia.
Point of Intersection and Life-n-Style, exhibition projects within the Art Caucasus 2004, Tbilisi, Georgia.
Wind from the Caucasus, International contemporary art workshop, Art-villa Garikula, residency centre, Central Georgia.
2005 – Beyond Stereotypes, exhibition project within the Art Caucasus 2005, Tbilisi, Georgia.
2006 – Atmosphere 41 Degree, exhibition project, National Center for Contemporary Arts.
Art for Freedom, exhibition project, National Art Centre, Tbilisi, Georgia;
2007 - Atmosphere 41Degree, City, parallel exhibition of the 10th Istanbul Biennale.
Siemens Art Gallery, Istanbul.
Interpretation of Dreams, exhibition project, the 3rd biennale of contemporary art ALUMINIUM, Baku Azerbaijan.
2008 – Journey to Tbilisi, exhibition project, Fine Art Museum of Nantes, France.
ARTISTERIUM 2008, I Tbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition and Art Events, Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi History Museum ‘Karvasla’, Tbilisi, Georgia. Organizer.
2009 - ARTISTERIUM 2009, II Tbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition and Art Events,
Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi History Museum ‘Karvasla’, Tbilisi, Georgia. Co-organizer.
In Search of a New Experience, the Environment Art Symposium, “Nine Dragon Heads - Jump int0 Unknown”, South Korea.
2010 - ARTISTERIUM 2010, III Tbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition and Art Events, Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi History Museum ‘Karvasla’, Tbilisi, Georgia. Co-organizer.
WORDS, interdisciplinary art project with artists and writers, State Museum of Georgian Literature, Tbilisi, Georgia.