Application Guideline for 11th Resident Artists at Seoul Art Space GEUMCHEON in 2020

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○ Application Period: 19 November (Tue) ~ 3 December (Tue) 2019 (Total 15 Days)
*Deadline: 3 December 2019 (Korean time 18:00)
○ Application Field: Visual Artist
* visual arts such as painting, installation, video, photograph, digital art, virtual art, interactive art, and etc.
○ Residency Period (

Residency Schedule
Total Applicant
International Artist
3 months
2020.02.01. ~ 2020.04.30.
2020.05.01. ~ 2020.07.31.
2020.08.01. ~ 2020.10.31.
2020.11.01. ~ 2021.01.31
2 Artists
2 Artists
2 Artists
2 Artists
* For international residents who have resided in SASG before, re-appliance is possible.
(Except for the artists who have resided in SASG more than twice)

International Candidates
- 19 November (Tue) ~ 3 December (Tue) 2019 (Total 15 Days)
*Deadline: 3 December 2019 (Korean time 18:00)
- How to apply: Applications are received only by e-mail (
- Application Documents: See the following information
2. PREPARE YOUR DOCUMENTS (Application Documents)
○ Required Application Documents (Download Application Packet on our Blogspot)
1) Required Documents:
1-1) Applicant Information
-       Applicant’s general and personal information
1-2) Project Proposal
-       Present detailed and practicable information about the planned work to be done in SASG.
1-3 Work History
-  Documents of experiences and artworks from past three years
(mainly results in artwork or results related to the planned project for the residency period)
In case of group, career info of each group member and the list of group members are required.

2) Your Portfolio (File in PDF format)
Your portfolio must include minimum of 20 images (with caption), articles or reports by mass media, critique, artist’s note, or other documents that prove your artwork. (For example: exhibition leaflets, cover of an exhibition catalogue including images, etc.)
Video works must be no longer than 3 minutes and submitted in .avi format.
File size is limited to 30MB, so portfolio and video files should be edited to the limit.
The files will be opened in Microsoft Windows.

3) A Copy of Passport.
If you have re-issued your passport, send us your most recent one.

○ Applicant: Visual Artist
○ Qualification for Application
- Individuals or groups that can participate in residency programs
- Group candidates have a limit of two artists per group.
No application will be received from the following candidates
- Group or association of three or more artists
- Students who are still undergraduates
(*group including a student will depend on committee’s decision)
- Association organized by school, religious or friendship group, not having goal for genuine artwork

For International Artists
- Exemption of the hostel charges and space fee
- Financial aid of 1,500,000 KRW per person (it’s about 1,300 US dollars)
(*According to national tax agreements, the payment can be made with a minimum tax of 5% to 50%)
(*when residing as a team, only one of the team members will be supported)
- Accommodation (a single room per person / a double room per group)
Common Supporting Detail for International and Korean Artists
- Studio (1 room per person/team)
- Network Support
- Partial production cost supported when having an exhibition at Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon
- PR supported during the residency period
- Liberal use of the media lab, warehouse (large workspace), equipment room, seminar room, kitchen and etc.
*Unfortunately, Seoul Art Space GEUMCHEON cannot support the activities of the artists in various ways other than the mentioned supporting details. Artists must be aware that they will have to solve many inconveniences themselves during the residency. (For example: translation, interpretation, material purchase, artwork installation, research support, and etc.)

○ Obligation Duty
International Artists
All period
-  Usage of studio for at least 15 days every month
-  Selected artist is obligated to participate in the artist presentation(s) during their period in residence
-  Agreement for posting artwork images, artist’s profile on our homepage and blog
-  Agreement for using images of artworks supported by Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon
-  Compliance with the regulations of Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon

Judging is conducted by a panel of 5 experts such as a curator, a critic, a college art professor, and an artist.
- 1st review: Document screening
- 2nd review: In-depth screening
○ Schedule of Evaluation and Announcement of Selected Applicants
- Reviews: December 2019
- Final Announcement of Selected Applicants: Friday 27th Dec 2019
*Actual schedule can be adjusted according to the evaluation process.
○ Announcement to Selected Applicants
- Notice will be posted on our blog and candidates will be informed individually as well.
○ Contact for More Information
- Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon <>
- E-mail : (Please contact us by email)

Alisa Berger (Alisa Borisovna Berger Mun)

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2010 Psychology at the University of Hagen
2010 - 2016 "Media Art" at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne
2013 "Artes Plasticas" at Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Scholarships / Residencies / Grants

2013 Residency at lugar a dudas, Cali, Colombia
2013 D AAD Scholarship for the international exchange to Bogota, Colombia
2015 Film- und Medienstiftung NRW project grant for Die Körper der Astronauten
2016 NRW KulturSekretariat - PerformAktiv, project grant for Awakening Future at KAI 10 |
Arthena Foundation
2017 DAAD Scholarship for international exchange to Tokyo, Japan / research at Kazuo Ohno
Dance studio
2017 Grant of “Frauenkulturbüro NRW e.V.” (Womens Cultural Office) - International Artist
Exchange to Georgia and Armenia.
2017 Studio grant of Bonner Kunstverein
2017 Young German Film Committee (Kuratorium Junger Deutscher Film) “Script Grant for
talented film”
2019 Mediengründerzentrum NRW development grant for company “FORTIS FEM FILM”
2019 Seoul Geumcheon Art Space Residency, Seoul, Korea
2019 Asia Europe Foundation - Mobility First Grant
2019 Export funding of Ministeriums für Kultur und Wissenschaft NRW


2015 Best Super-8-Film Award at Artifact Film Festival Calgary for Island Story
2017 Best Narrative Feature Film Award at Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival for Die Körper
der Astronauten (Eng.: The Astronauts’ Bodies)
2017 Nomination for FIRST STEPS Award for Die Körper der Astronauten (Eng.: The
Astronauts’ Bodies)
2017 Best Screenplay Award (H.W.Geißendörfer Drehbuchpreis) at Kinofest Lünen for Die
Körper der Astronauten
2018 Best Film Award at International Filmfestival of Uruguay “New Directors” for Die Körper
der Astronauten (Eng.: The Astronauts’ Bodies)
2018 Golden Star Award at Central Java Film Festival Indonesien for Die Körper der
2018 Special Mention at 32. Cineuropa Compostela Film Festival for Die Körper der
2018 Best Feature Film Award at Strasburg Film Festival for Die Körper der Astronauten
2019 Best of Festival Feature Film Award at Female Filmmakers Festival Berlin for Die Körper
der Astronauten


2019 Creative Producer for FORTIS FEM FILM GbR
2019 Assistant Director and Casting Director for Shinpei Takeda “APOCATASTASIS”
2018 Curator and director for LICHT e.V. - Off-Space
2018 Videographer for Tokyo / NUMÉRO China
2016 - 2018 Curator for video & experimental film section for FAR OFF - contemporary art fair
2016 - 2017 Curator for audiovisual performances for “Senti menti” events
2015 Location-scout for Jakob M. Erwa “Die Mitte der Welt”
2014 - 2015 Curator and programmer for Projekt 66 - Off-Space & Gallery
2014 First Assistant Director for Philip Gröning “Mein Bruder Robert”
2010 Production Assistant for USA Network’s “Covert Affairs” Europe shoot
2010 First Assistant Director for Philip Gröning “Die Frau des Polizisten”
2008-2009 Production Assistant for Cyril Tuschi “Khodorkovsky”/”Der Fall Chodorkowski”

Social Involvement

2010 - 2019 supporting member of Pulszeit e.V. / Bundesvereinigung Nachhaltigkeit
2018 - 2019 supporting member of Frauenkulturbüro NRW

Exhibitions / Screenings / Performances

“Oriental Discourse” KAMAGOME1-14cas contemporary art space, group exhibition, Tokyo,
7th Nakanojo Biennale - 中之条ビエンナーレ 国際現代芸術祭 , Gunma, JP
BBK München / Galerie der Künstler München, group, Munich, DE
Hay Art Center & Goethe-Institut Yerevan “Die Grenze”, group, Yerevan, Armenia
OXYGEN Tbilisi No Fair, solo exhibition presented by Patara Gallery, Tbilisi, GEO
Kindl – Centre for Contemporary Art / Babette Cafe, performance, Berlin, DE
Gemeinde Köln / Tiefgarage, AWAKENING: FUTURE, solo of bergernissen, Köln, DE
Palace Of Youth Creativity & Goethe Institut Tashkent “Die Grenze”, group, Tashkent,
Artisterium XI, Tbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition, group exhibition, GEO
C.A.R. - Contemporary Art Ruhr, art fair , Zeche Zollverein, Essen, DE
Kasteyev State Museum of Arts, group exhibition , Almaty, KAZ
PATARA Gallery, Behind the Curtain, solo exhibition , Tbilisi, GEO
Kunstverein Wolfenbüttel, Surviving Fitness, group exhibition , Wolfenbüttel, DE
NCCA - Ural National Centre of Contemporary Art, group exhibition , Yekaterinburg, RU
Goethe-Institut Yerevan / Mirzoyan Library organized by Frauenkulturbüro NRW, screening
and performance , Yerevan, ARMENIA
OAG - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Natur und Völkerkunde Ostasiens, lecture and screening ,
Tokyo, JAPAN
Sci-Fi Film Festival, screening , London, UK
Armenian Art Fair, Open Space, Yerevan, ARMENIA
S.Y.P. artist space and gallery, solo exhibition of "Three Borders", Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
AUTOCENTER “last dance” at Kindl - Centre for Contemporary Art, group exhibition , Berlin,
International Video Art Festival Now&After, Artplay St. Petersburg, group exhibition , St.
Petersburg, RU
DC Independent Film Festival, screening , Washington DC, USA
Filmmor Women Film Festival Istanbul, screening , Istanbul, TURKEY
Internacional Festival Cinematográfico del Uruguay, screening, Montevideo, URUGUAY
Hartware MedienKunstVerein Dortmund, “Die Grenze” group exhibition, Dortmund, DE
Hong Kong Arthouse Film Festival, Award for Best Narrative Feature Film, screening , Hong
Kong, CHN
Kinofest Lünen, screening , Lünen, DE
Culture Centre “Korpus” & Goethe Institut, “Die Grenze” group exhibition, Minsk, BLR
Hartware MedienKunstverein Dortmund - video of the month “Three Borders”, solo exhibition ,
Dortmund, DE
Kosmetiksalon Babette - Solo for one, group exhibition, Berlin, DE
History Museum Tbilisi & Goethe Institut, group exhibition, Tbilisi, Georgia
Dovzhenko Centre / Plivka Art Center & Goethe Institute, group exhibition, Kyiv, Ukraine
Museum Centre Peace Square & Goethe Institut, group exhibition, Krasnoyarsk, RU
PLAY Festival, group exhibition, Düsseldorf, DE
Artplay St. Petersburg & Goethe Institut, group exhibition, St. Petersburg, RU
BACC Bangkok Art & Culture Centre, group exhibition, Bangkok, THA
MMOMA - Moscow museum of modern art & Goethe Institut, group exhibition, Moscow, RU
Filmfestival Max Ophüls Prize, screening, nominated for best feature film, Saarbrücken, DE
San Diego Underground Film Festival, screening , San Diego, USA
KAI 10, Arthena Foundation, performance “TAKE UP YOUR SPACE”, Düsseldorf, DE
Anthology Film Archives - AXWFF, screening , NewYork, USA
CCA - Center for Contemporary Art, artist talk, screening, curation, Tbilisi, GE
Eidolon - philosophical film festival, screening , Liévin, FR
FAR OFF, screening, curation, Köln, DE
“Landscapes of fear” CD-Release auf Grünrekorder Label, Köln, DE
Coastal Currents, Altered States Filmprogramm, screening, London, UK
Time Based Academy , Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, performance, Düsseldorf, DE
Believing History, group exhibition, Kloster Lorsch, DE
European Media Art Festival EMAF , group exhibition, Osnabrück, DE
Videonale Parcours, LVR Museum & Fabrik45, performance, Bonn, DE
Kunstverein Jahnstraße , group exhibition, Braunschweig, DE
Gegenkino: Vaginale, group exhibition, Leipzig, DE
100$ Film Festival, screening, Calgary, Canada
Kunstfilmtage 2014, group exhibition, Düsseldorf, DE
Ghost Warrior, performance, Heidelberger Kunstverein, DE
FULL SATURATION . Kunstpavillon, group exhibition, München, DE
Cinemateca Distrital, screening, Bogota, CO
Synthetic Zero, Bronx Art Space, screening, New York, USA
Lichterfest K21 Ständehaus Kunstsammlung NRW, performance, Düsseldorf, DE
"Portrait of the living Sky", Roxie Cinema, screening, San Francisco, USA
The 8fest, screening, screening, Toronto, Canada
Q18, Quartier am Hafen, solo exhibition & performance, Köln, DE
Kunsthallen Rottstr5, screening & performance, Bochum, DE
Festival Internacional de la Imagen, screening & performance, Manizales, CO
Politik, Avantgarde und Psyche, Kunstwerke, group exhibition, Köln, DE
Kühlhaus, team titanic, Berlin Art Week, group exhibition, Berlin, DE
open studio , Lugar a dudas , performance, Cali, CO
Museo del Banco de la Republica , performance, Bogota, CO
Zaija Lab, screening, Beijing, CH
Galerie Frei, performance, Cologne, DE


1999 “Biblioteca Utopij”, book, IMA-Press, Russia ISBN 5-7070-0102-10
2015 Believing History, catalogue, Kloster Lorsch, Kerber Verlag
2015 EMAF - European Media Art Festival, catalogue
2015 Videonale Bonn, catalogue
2015 Landscapes of fear, sound-art compilation with various artists, Grünrekorder Records Label
2017 THAI-EU Media Conference, BACC - Bangkok Art and Culture Center
2018 And she was like BÄM, Strzelecki Books
2018 Art press 2, ISSN 0245-5676 , october issue
2019 CFMDC Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre is distributing a majority of recent films


English (fluent), German (mother language), Spanish (fluent), Russian (mother language)