Monday, November 14, 2011

Gyeonggi Creation Center Residency Studio Program:

2012 Open Call for Resident Artists and Curators

Gyeonggi Creation Center is an artist residency located in the west coast of Korea. Established in 2009, GCC aims to support artists and curators from around the world and from various fields of art for their creative work and research. With various programs and facilities alongside the studios, GCC hopes to be a dynamic platform for an experimental and progressive contemporary art.

For the 2012 Residency Studio Program, GCC will accept applications from artists of all fields including visual and performing arts, film and new media, literature, music and sound arts. Artists, curators and researchers from respective fields may also apply in our 2012 Open call.

Call For Artists

Gyeonggi Creation Center 2011 Residency Studio Program

Open call information session

Please join and know more about 2012 application!

- Date : Nov 18, 2011 at 4pm

- Location : Gyeonggi Creation Center

- Shuttle bus :

Seoul(Sadang Stn. Gate #4) departs at 2pm -> GCC 3:30pm

GCC 7pm -> Seoul(Sadang Stn. Gate #4) 8:30pm

- Programs: Open call for 2012 / 2012 Program overview / Q&A with 2011 Artists

* Note: 2012 Open call information session occurs together with GCC Open Studio 2011 Fall.

Application Deadline : December 16 . 2011


Creative Residency Program
: Artists in visual art, Design, Architecture, literature, Dance, Performing Arts, and media arts

Research Residency Program
: Independent and alternative space curators, producers for theater and music, researchers and critics

Eligibility and Requirements

- Domestic and foreign artists in visual art, design, architecture, literature, dance, performing arts, media arts and researchers, curators and critics

- No limitation of age, nationality, or gender

- Resident artists are required to stay in studio during their respective residency session

- Individual and group artists are allowed

Residency period: March 2012 - February 2013

Long term residency (for Domestic Artists) : 6 months, 1 year and 2 year

- 12 artists and 2 curators positions available

Short term residency (for Foreign Artists): 3 months

- Select a schedule among the following periods: Apr-May, Jun-Aug, Sep-Nov, and Dec 2012-Feb 2013

Benefits for 2012 Residents:

- Private Studio and Living quarters, all free of charge.

- Two-way economy-class airfare for one person, as applicable for foreign residents and korean residents working/living abroad

- Production stipend for artists: around 2,000,000 KRW depending on needs

- Research stipend for researchers: amount depending on needs for exhibition, publication or other applicable outcome

* note: all stipend amount are to be determined after discussion with GCC staff.

Materials for application

- Application form (Downloadable from GCC web site - )

- Complete CV or resumé, 1-page in length

- A project description of intended activity during the residency

- Portfolio/Work samples (CD/DVD) : maximum 20 images or 5 minutes of video (jpg, ppt, avi, mov, wmv)

- Copy of passport or I.D certificate

* All materials for application will not be returned


- GCC allows one partner of residents--must be discussed with GCC before registration

- GCC does not allow pets and children

Application Procedure

Please download, fill and e-mail the application form first. Send 1 copy of your application with all additional materials to GCC prepared in accordance with the guidelines noted in the Application Outline.

Submission Period : November 15 - December 16, 2011

Application materials can be delivered directly or post to, Gyeonggi Creation Center 400-3 Seongam-dong, Danwon-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do (425-310) Korea

* Applications must be postmarked by December 16, 2011

Selection Procedure

- All applications will be evaluated by the selection committee of international art professionals

- Pre-selection by paper screening / Main selection by interview

* For foreign applicants interview is optional

Result Announcement

January 15, 2012 / Date subject to change

The selected list will be posted at the website of Gyeonggi Creation Center :

Phone : +82-(0)32-890-4820/4825

Email :

Address: Gyeonggi Creation Center

400-3 Seongam-dong, Danwon-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do (425-310) Korea

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