about Geumcheon



History & Program 

1978 Established a telephone coil factory
1991 Established a printing factory producing telephone bills
2008 04 Made public a master plan for Creative Cultural City Project in Seoul
           06 Made a purchase of the factory site
2009 08 Remodeling construction
            09 Open Call for 1st-term Residency Artist
Selected and entered 1st-term Residency Artists
            10 The Opening of Seoul Art Space Geumcheon
                  1st International Symposium ‘The Present and Future Prospects of Creative Space’
                  Exhibition <Under My Skin>
            11 Community Arts Project ‘Restaurants run by Chinese-Koreans in Garibong-dong’ by Lee Su-young and Lee Geum-hong
            12 Exhibition and Workshop <Marking Time>
2010 04 Community Arts Project ‘Garibong, a town of Yeonbyeon’ by Lee Su-young and Lee Geum-hong
            06 Launched Community Arts Forum
            07 Open Call for 2nd-term Residency Artist
                 Open Call for Da Vinci Idea
            08 1st-term artist Open Studio and Exhibition <The Rich Disorganization>
            09 Selection and Beginning of the 2nd-term Residency
            10 2010 GEUMCHEON Festival
            11 2nd International Symposium ‘The Role of Art in the Public Domain: Issues of Local Regeneration and Community Arts’
                  Community Arts Project ‘Geumcheon 06 Project’ by Lee Byeungsu
                  Community Arts Project ‘TEDx Geumcheon: Hero in Geumcheon’ by FF
                  Community Arts Project ‘Adventure Playground’ by Yoon Ka-lim and Yang Ji-yoon
            12 Open Call for Da Vinci Idea Exhibition <The Return of Techne>
                  Exhibition <The Stability of Objects>
2011 03 Sharing Artistic Talent Program ‘Artist in School_At home in patterns’
            04 Open Call for Da Vinci Idea
                 Started the Expert Support Program (April-August)
                 Started the 1st Open Call for International Artist Exchange Program
                 Lecture by Masato Nakamura ‘What Can Art Do after the Earthquake in Sendai?’
                 Exhibition <re.surface>
                 Exhibition <With Love>
                 Sharing Artistic Talent Program ‘Artist in School_The Map’
            05 2nd-term Artist Open Studio and Exhibition <The Sociological Imagination of the City>
                 Sharing Artistic Talent Program ‘Artist in School_Translated Story’
2013 01 Publication of ˹A Congregation of Violitions for the Arts: Discussions on Residency Spaces, 2012˼
            02 Open Call for ISCP
            03 Open Call for Da Vinci Idea
                 Started Expert Support Program (March-November)
                 Sharing Artistic Talent Program ‘Artist in School_Let Us Talk’
            04 Open Call for Setouchi Triennale 2013 Fukuda House Asia Art Platform
                 Open Call for International Artist Exchange Program
            05 4th-term artist Open Studio and Exhibition <Exiled Prophet, A constructed World>
                 Sharing Artistic Talent Program ‘Artist in School_Enunciate with Your Body’
            07 Sharing Artistic Talent Program ‘One Night Two Days with the Artists’
                 Open Call for 5th-term Residency Artists
                 Setouchi Triennale 2013 Fukuda House Asia Art Platform
            09 Open Call for Da Vinci Idea Exhibition <The Blue Hour: Boundary between Functions and Aesthetics>
                 Technical Workshop ‘VVVV: Creative coding without code’ by Elliot Woods
                 Started the 5th-term Residency
            10 International Critique Support Program (ISCP, RU)
            11 4th International Symposium ‘The Institution’s Expansion, Creative Motivation: Issue in Public Support of the Artist’
                 Community & Research Projects Exhibition <Here, There and Everywhere>
                 Sharing Artistic Talent Program ‘Artist in School_New Rule’
            12 Sharing Artistic Talent Program ‘Artist in School_Experimental Art Writing Wokshop’
2014 03 Open Call for Da Vinci Idea
                 Open Call for 6th-term Residency Artists
                 Expert Support Program (March-June)
            04 Open Call for International Artists Exchange Program & ISCP
                 Sharing Artistic Talent Program ‘Artist in School_Discovery & Idea’
            05 5th-term artist Open Studio and Exhibition <Friendship toward Strangers>
                 Charity Action for Children with Special needs & Exhibition ‘Give the Gift of Love Art’
                 Sharing Artistic Talent Program ‘Artist in School_Drawing Luck’
            07 Sharing Artistic Talent Program ‘One Night Two Days with the Artists’
                 Started the 6th-term
            09 Davinci Creative 2014