ARTS COUNCIL KOREA

International Exchange Project

International Artist-in-Residence

International Artist-in-Residence

※ Parts of the project contents are subject to change. It is scheduled to post the application for international arts exchange in the first-half of each year through the website of the Arts Council of Korea. Please check final public announcement for details and changed information

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ARKO Partnership Writers-in-residence

※ Due to COVID-19 situation, the schedule of a project to participate in 2020 has been adjusted according to the notice of the postponement by the hosting institute. Accordingly, we would like to remind you that the Arts Council of Korea will not proceed the public competition in 2021 for parts of the project.

  • Support target

    Genre excluding plays: a writer with at least one publication record

    Play: A writer who has at least one performance record

    This is a table for applying for overseas residence support for artists.
    Genre Key business details
    Literature University of Iowa in the United States
    International Creation Program

    Contents: Participation in IWP (International Creation Program) of Iowa University in the U.S.

    Subject to dispatch: 1 person: poet, novelist, playwright, children's literature)

    Period: About 3 months (mid-August to early November every year)

    ※ a person who can communicate in English

    Literature British Center for Norwich Writers

    Contents: Personal Creation Activities

    Subject to dispatch: 1 person (1 person: poet, novelist, etc.)

    Period: 3 months (August to November every year)

    ※ Exact schedule may be changed after consultation with partner agencies
    ※ Those who can communicate in English

    Literature University of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    Contents: Personal Creation Activities

    Subject to dispatch: 1~2 people: poets, novelists, playwrights, children's writers)

    Period: 3 months (June to September every year)

    ※ Exact schedule may be changed after consultation with partner agencies

    Literature Sakhalin Korean Language Institute

    Contents: Personal Creation Activities

    Subject to dispatch: 1~2 people: poets, novelists, playwrights, children's writers)

    Period: 3 months (from March to December every year)

    ※ Exact schedule may be changed after consultation with partner agencies

    Literature University of Warsaw, Poland

    Contents: Personal Creation Activities

    To be dispatched: 1 writer: novelist, playwright)

    Period: 3 months (from March to November every year)

    Literature University of Slovenia

    Contents: Personal Creation Activities

    Subject to dispatch: 1 person: poet, novelist, playwright)

    Period: 3 months (April to June every year)

    Literature Stockholm University, Sweden

    Contents: Personal Creation Activities

    To be dispatched: Literary person (one person: children's literature, poet, novelist)

    Period: 3 months (Every March to May, September to November)

    Literature France–Paris National University of Oriental Studies (INALCO)

    Contents: Personal Creation Activities

    Subject to dispatch: 1 person: poet, novelist, playwright, children's literature)

    Period: 3 months (Every March to May, September to November)

    ※ Exact schedule may be changed after consultation with partner agencies

    Literature Russia_Moscow National University of Foreign Studies (INALCO)

    Contents: Personal Creation Activities

    Subject to dispatch: 1 person: poet, novelist, playwright, children's literature)

    Period: 3 months (from March to December every year)

    ※ Exact schedule may be changed after consultation with partner agencies

    ※ In addition to the IWP of Iowa University in the U.S., residents in other fields of literature are programs that conduct individual creative activities based on individual applicants' self-directed plans during their stay.

  • Support target

    A visual arts writer with at least one exhibition experience, such as an individual exhibition and a team exhibition.

    Visual arts curator of the more than two years of experience (Tate Modern, Jan Van Eyck and training programs director - hiap)

    This is a table for applying for overseas residence support for artists.
    Genre Key business details Remark
    visual arts Netherlands–Leix Academy

    Contents: Participation in the Riggs Academy Creation Program

    Subject to dispatch: visual arts writers (1 person)

    Period: 2 years (2020-2021)

    Local organization
    Application received
    visual arts Betanien Studio, Germany

    Content: Participation in the Beta Nen Studio Creation Program

    Subject to dispatch: visual arts writers (1 person)

    Period: 1 year

    Selection of candidates for the Arts Council
    visual arts Argentina_Projecto 
    Ace Piral

    Contents: Participation in Projecto Acepiral Residence Program

    Subject to dispatch: visual arts writers (2 persons)

    Period : 1 month

    Selection of candidates for the Arts Council
    visual arts Polar Research Cooperation 
    The Araon Residence

    Contents: Personal Creation Activities

    Subject to dispatch: visual arts writers (1 person)

    Period: 1 Month (July to August)

    * May be adjusted according to the Polar Research Institute's Araon boarding schedule
    * a U.S. visa-issued person

    visual arts Finland_HIAP

    Content: Finnish HIAP Curator Residence Program Participation

    Subject to dispatch: One person in the field of visual arts

    Period: 1 Month (October to November)

    Selection of candidates for the Arts Council
    visual arts UK_TateModern - Intensive Program

    Contents: Participation in Tate Modern intensive training program

    Subject to dispatch: One person in the field of visual arts

    Period : 1 week (July)

    Selection of candidates for the Arts Council
    visual arts Netherlands–Yanban Akademy

    Contents: Participation in the Janban-Ak Academy Creation Program

    Subject to dispatch: Writers or planners in the field of visual arts (1 person)

    Period: 1 year

    Local organization
    Application received
  • Support target

    A person who has at least three records of participation in performances by professional arts organizations or has at least one experience in directing (planned) and choreography works

    This is a table for applying for overseas residence support for artists.
    Genre Key business details Remark
    Performing arts
    (theater)
    Italy_YEJI Grotovsky - Thomas Richard Work Center

    Content: Participate in the Actors Workshop (Master Course)

    Target: Artists in the field of theater

    Period: 1 month (July to August every year)

    ※ A person who can communicate in English as an active actor or director 
    ※Additional application and video file submission of the form (English) of the local organizer is mandatory

    Selection of candidates for the Arts Council
    Performing arts
    (theater)
    Denmark–Ordin

    Content: Participation in Odin Week Festival Residence Program

    Subject to dispatch: Theater artists (1 person)

    Period: 11 days (about August every year)

    ※ Additional application and video file submission of the form (English) of the local organizer is mandatory

    Selection of candidates for the Arts Council
    Performing arts
    (dance)
    Austria_Dance Web

    Contents: Participate in dance web program

    Dispatched to: dancer or choreographer (1 person)

    Period: 5 weeks (July to August every year)

    ※ Selected through a public contest of local organizers and a separate announcement will be made

    Local organization
    Application received
    Performing arts
    (dance)
    UK_The Place

    Contents: Participate in the Place CHOREODROME Program

    Dispatched target: choreographer (1 person)

    Period: 2 weeks (September every year)

    ※ Select a candidate and select the final participant of the dispatch agency

    Selection of candidates for the Arts Council
    Performing arts European performing arts
    Festivals Young Men 
    for festival planners
    Atelier(EFA)

    Contents: Participation in the festival planner program

    Dispatch target: Festival planner (1 person per session)

    Period : 1 week

    ※ It will be held twice a year and will be supported for artists selected by the organizer for each program.

    Local organization
    Application received
    Performing arts
    (music)
    Swedish National Electronic Music
    Studio(EMS)

    Contents: Participation in Sweden's National Electronic Music Studio (EMS) Residence Program

    Dispatched to: 2 musicians (electronic music)

    Period: 1 Month (between March and December)

    ※ Final competitor selection in Sweden (EMS) after candidate selection

    Selection of candidates for the Arts Council
    Traditional art
    (music)
    Mongolian Arts Council

    Contents: Nomadic Residence Program in Mongolia
    - Participation in a two-week joint residency program in Mongolia

    Dispatched target: One planning member and five musicians will form a team.
    - Artists from other fields can participate according to the project plan among the six members.

    Period: 2 Weeks (July to September)

    ※ Qualification requirements may vary depending on the detailed program of each dispatch agency

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