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Open Call for Artists-in-Residence Program of Incheon Art Platform 2019 (International Artists)
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[Public Notice No.2018-07]

INCHEON ART PLATFORM 2019 Artists-in-Residence Program Open Call for Applications (International Artists)

Incheon Art Platform is pleased to announce Open Call for international artists in our Artists-in-Residence program for 2019. As a cultural complex for the arts, Incheon Art Platform aims to develop its residency program as a space for creative experiments; where artists from diverse practices are encouraged to collaborate and exchange with one another to form alternative discourse in contemporary art. In support of our artists, IAP offers opportunities to engage with the locals by promoting projects (exhibition, etc.) and working with the community.

November 14, 2018

1. General Information

Application Field: Open call only applies for international artists in the Visual Arts.

- Visual arts such as painting, installation, photograph, video, media art, community art, and etc.

Space Availability: 1 artist (individual or duo) per term *total of 3 terms in 2019. Duration : 3 months per term.

Applicant should select 1 term among the following 3 available terms.

- Term A : March - May / Term B : June - August / Term C : September - November

2. Eligibility

INTERNATIONAL is classified under applicant's nationality.

- Group applicants will be based on the leader's nationality.

Individual or group applicants with an active career in relevant field(s) who are over the age of 25.

- Applicant must have been born on or before November 14th, 1992.

- All participating members from a group application must be over the age of 25.

Only individual artist or artist duo is available to apply.

All applicants are responsible for visa issuance and legal procedures to lawfully participate in IAP. If an applicant is unable to secure legal authorization to reside in South Korea, IAP may revoke your space in the program.

Applicant(s) who don't have problem with English.

The following organizations are NOT permitted to apply for the residency program:

- Group of three or more artists

- For profit organizations: Commercial, corporations, private management companies, and etc.

- Institutional organizations: School clubs, religious organizations, and etc.

3. Responsibility

Participating in IAP program

- Open studio, Final exhibition

- Residency program (Platform salon, critique program, etc.)

- International artist(s) will present/exhibit work(s) completed during the period in residence.

Agreement for offer portfolio (on/offline)

Compliance with the regulations of Art Platform

3. Support and Resources

Studio : 1 private room per individual or group.

Guest room (only for international artist) : accommodated with a single bed, bathroom for one person

Support program, promotion (on/offline)

Opportunities to participate in presentation(exhibition, etc.) with proportion of the budget

Round-trip airfare (only for international artist) : Up to 1,500,000won (approx. 1,300 US dollars) per artist or group.

4. How to apply

Announcement: November 14th (Wed), 2018

Application Period: November 19th (Mon) - November 27th (Tue), 2018.

Online application: Submit your application from our IAP website (www.inartplatform.kr/english_new/).

- Under the right column heading 'Residency', click 'Application'.

- Applications are received only through online procedures.

- Applications submitted by e-mail, in-person, and by mail/courier will not be accepted.

Online application will closed at 6:00pm KST, November 27th (Tue), 2018

- Submit your application early, as heavy traffic may cause delays and/or problems near the deadline.

- Under any circumstances, late application will NOT be accepted (including incomplete, correction, and/or errors due to online traffic. Please apply early, as we may need some time to assist your problem).

Application Materials

- Online Application From

- Project proposal for the duration of IAP AIR program (approx. 2000words)

- CV (artist resume: approx. 2000words)

- Portfolio (in PDF file Format)

‣ Up to 20 pages/slides submitted under IAP portfolio guideline in a PDF file format

‣ Further instructions and downloadable template will be available on our website.

‣ Video files cannot be unloaded directly. Please use alternative web streams, such as Youtube, Vimeo, or your own personal website. Then make sure to insert the link URLs in your portfolio document.

- Recommendation Letters (in PDF file Format)

‣ Applicant must submit two recommendation letters by international professionals in the field of Arts.

‣ Each letter must include referee's signature and contact information (e-mail, contact number).

‣ Submit as a PDF files format.

- Introduction Video

- Instead of interviewing, international applicant must submit 1 video file (.avi/.mov) of introducing your creative activities and project plan during your stay in IAP in English within 3 minutes.

Submitted materials will not be returned.

Applicant(s) who fail to complete all of the above will not be considered.

5. Schedules and Processes

Application Period: November 19th (Mon) - November 27th (Tue), 2018.

Application Deadline: 6:00pm (KST), November 27th (Tue), 2018

Selection committee of five professionals in the Arts will commence reviewing in December.

- There are NO interviews for international artists. Applicants are solely reviewed by their application including the introduction video.

Final announcement of selected applicants : December 28th (Fri), 2018 (tentative)

- Actual schedule can be adjusted according to the evaluation process.

- Notice will be posted on our website and selected applicants will be informed individually as well.

6. Inquireis

For questions and/or assistances, click the Q&A board on our IAP website (www.inartplatform.kr).

In case of urgent matters, please email us.

- E-mail : incheonartplatform2009@gmail.com

- Office hours: Mon.-Fri, 9:00am-6:00pm KST