Application Guideline for 9th Artists in Residency at SASG in 2017

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Application Guideline for 9th Resident Artists
at Seoul Art Space GEUMCHEON in 17-18

○ Application Period: Friday, 24 March ~ Monday, 10 April 2017 (Total. 18days)
Deadline: 10 April 2017 (in Korean time 16:00)
○ Application Field: Visual Artist /New Media Artist.
visual arts such as painting, installation, video, photograph, and etc. And the new media-art such as digital art, virtual art, interactive art, and etc.
○ Residency Period (yy,mm,dd)
Residency Schedule
Total Applicant
International Artist
3 months
2017.10.01 ~ 2017.12.31
2018.01.01 ~ 2018.03.31
2018.07.01 ~ 2018.09.31
2018.10.01 ~ 2018.12.31
3 Artists
4 Artists
4 Artists
3 Artists

For International residents who have resided in SASG before, re-appliance is possible. (Except for artists who have resided in SASG more than a twice)

International Candidates
- Application period: Friday, 24 March ~ Monday, 10 April 2017 (Total. 18days)
Deadline: 10 April 2017 (in Korean time 16:00)
- How to apply: Applications are received only by e-mail (
- Application documents: See the following below

2. PREPARE YOUR DOCUMENTS (Application documents)
○ Required Application Documents (Download Application packet on our Blogspot)
1) Required Documents:
1-1) Applicant’s Information
-       Applicant’s general and personal information.
1-2) Plans for creation
-       Present detailed data for verification of statements planned for creation after joining SASG
1-3 Career information
-  Documents of experiences from past three years
(mainly result in Artwork or results related with statements planned for residency period).
In case of group, career info of each group member and the list of group members are required.
2) Your Portfolio (File by PPT or PDF)
Your portfolio must include minimum of 20 images (with caption), articles or reports by mass media, critique, artist’s note, or other documents that proves your artwork. (Such as exhibition leaflets, cover of picture book including images, etc.)
Video works must be no longer than 3 minutes and submitted in .avi, .mov, or .mpeg4 format.
File size is limited to 30MB, so portfolio and video files should be edited to the limit.
3) A copy of passport.
If you have re-issued your passport, send us your most recent one.

○ Applicant: Visual Artist, New Media Artist
○ Qualification for Applying
- Individuals or groups that can participate in residency programs.
- Group candidates have a limit of maximum of two artists per group.
No application will be received from the following candidates
- Group or association having three or more artists
- Students who are still in college days (group including student will be depended on committee’s decision)
- Association composed as members
- Society 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 for round airplane tickets per person (when residing as a team, only one of team member will be supported)
- Accommodation (Single room per person, double room per group)
Candidate who have been staying in Korea cant be supported with airplane tickets.
Common supporting detail for International and Korean
- Studio (1 room per person/team)
- 1 on 1 expert criticism program
- 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 and kitchen and etc.
Unfortunately, Seoul Art Space GEUMCHEON cannot support the activities of the artists in various ways. Artists need to be aware that they will have to solve many inconveniences 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 including a director from SASG, a curator, a critic, a college art professor, and an artist.
1st review: Document screening
2nd review: In-depth screening
○ Schedule of Evaluations and Announcement of Successful Applicants
- Review: April 2017
- Final Announcement of Successful Applicants : Friday 12th May 2017
Actual schedule could be adjusted by evaluation conditions
○ Announcement to Successful Applicants
- Notice will be on our blog and candidates will be informed individually
○ Contact for more information
- Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon <>
- E-mail : (Please contact us by email)