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MMCA Artist Residency | Changdong

The MMCA Residency provides artist-in-residence programs run by the National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea in order to encourage and support artistic creativity and to make Korean contemporary art known to the world.

Mission

  • Providing an efficient and productive working environment for artists and researchers to devote themselves to their practice.
  • Facilitating exchanges between artists/researchers and art professionals to create opportunities for their professional development
  • Building global networks
  • Positioning as an artistic and cultural space where the general public shares contemporary art.

MMCA Residency 
International Artists/Researchers Residency Program 2018

MMCA Residency run by the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA), offers an open call for the International Artists/Researchers Residency Program 2018. We are now receiving prospective applications from artists and researchers working in diverse artistic practices, and conducting professional research projects. The programs will provide those participants with the opportunities to engage in creative exchanges with prominent art professionals and various residency programs including exhibitions, open studios and other cultural events in a supportive environment. 

● Residency Venue: MMCA Residency Changdong 
(257 Deongneung-ro, Dobong-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea) 

● Application Period: Monday, 4 September ~ Friday, 29 September, 2017 
(Online application is available from Monday, 18 September) 

● Calling for the following two residency programs: 
1) International Artists Residency Program 2018
2) International Researchers Residency Program 2018
※ Please note that applicants are not allowed to make duel applications by applying for both programs. 

1) International Artists Residency Program 2018
Residency Period: 3 months
Discipline: Visual Arts
Number of Artists: 1 Artist for each term/3 Artists in total
Supports: Provided with a live-in-studio with a single room, 
Monthly grant 1,000,000 KRW (approx. 890 USD) per month as the full support fund of total 3,000,000 KRW for the entire residency period 

2) International Researchers Residency Program 2018
Residency Period: 3 months
Research Areas: Asian art in the 2nd half of the 20th Century, Contemporary Asian artists
Number of Researchers: 4 researchers in total
Supports: Provided with a live-in-studio with a single room, 
Monthly grant 1,000,000 KRW (approx. 890 USD) per month as the full support fund 
of total 3,000,000 KRW for the entire residency period 

● Attachments
1) Application for International Artists Residency Program 2018
2) Application for International Researchers Residency Program 2018 

● How to Apply
Please refer to each Application for more information about submission of the application and follow the instruction for its procedure mentioned in each attachment.

Location

Seoul : South Korea

Eligibility

  • Application type: Open application
  • Collaboration: Must apply and be accepted individually
  • Geography: Open to US artists, Open to non-US artists
  • Additional eligibility information: 

    Eligibility
    - Who are over 25 years old
    - Who have not previously participated in a residency program of MMCA Residency
    (Changdong/ Goyang)
    - Who are fluent in English (required)
    * Only individual artists, not duo or team. Work partners, assistants, and family members are not allowed to stay at the residency together.
    * If you are working based in Netherlands, please consider applying for the Mondriaan Fund Fellowship Program 2017 https://www.mondriaanfonds.nl

  • Application deadline: October 17
  • Application Ongoing: Yes

Facilities & Services

  • Housing:
    Private studio including accommodation space inside (free of charge)
  • Meals: No meals/food provided
  • Accessibility: no

Stipends / other support

Additional expectations / opportunities

Contact Information

257, Deongneung-ro, Dobong-gu
Seoul , 01469
South Korea
Tel: 02-995-0995