[Public Notice No. 2013-19]
2014 Incheon Art Platform Artists-in-Residence Program
Call for Applications (Foreign Artists)
Incheon Art Platform("IAP") offers a creative work environment and various residency programs for artists. IAP is now publicly recruiting creative and promising artists of various genres for its March 2014 residency program.
1. Applicants :
Korean and Foreign nationality artists (Single or Group Applicants)
A. Announcement : Wednesday, 23 OCT 2013
B. Application Duration
: Monday, 4 NOV 2013 - Tuesday, 19 NOV 2013 (18:00 deadline)
C. Application Method
: Online applications by IAP Website (www.inartplatform.kr)
3. Fields of Recruitment
A. Visual Art - painting, sculpture, photography, installation, video imagery, graphics, performance, etc.
B. Performance Art - producing, choreography, playwright, composition, performance, mime, media art, sound design, spacial (stage) design, etc.
C. Literature, Research & Criticism - literature, humanities, exhibition planning, criticism of various fields and theory, etc.
D. Other - Interdisciplinary art, site-specific art, community art, etc.
4. Duration of Residency
Visual Art, Installation/Imagery Art, Performance Art, Research & Criticism
Short Term (3 months)
2014/03-05(a), 2014/06-08(b), 2014/09-11(c)
* Current resident artists of IAP may also reapply. Maximum of three extensions.
* Classification of Korean & foreign artists are based upon applicant's nationality (on the date of notice).
* Additional notices for Residency Project will be sent out for Performance Art applicants during March/April 2014.
* The standard duration for foreign artists is 3 months short term. However, based on internal review of artists work and if applicant resolves their own visa issues, foreign applicant's stay may be extended up to 6 months (prior notice to IAP required).
5. Qualification for Application
A. Creatively active single or group applicants, over 24 years of age (applicant must be born before 23 OCT 1988) from the date of notice (undergraduate students excluded).
B. Studio use required. (Minimum of 10 times per month required. If not satisfied, applicant will be subject to assessment and may be asked to vacate the residence.)
C. Pets, children, or families members are not allowed to reside with the applicant.
D. Applicants must be fluent in English to give lectures or workshops.
6. Support offered by Program
A. Provision of studio (1 Studio per 1Artist/1 Team) & guesthouse
* Literature, research & criticism applicants will only receive guest house.
B. Offers residency program, exhibition & projects, support in artist promotion, etc.
C. Financial aid in projects (differential aid offered based upon MAR/APR assessment)
D. Round trip plane tickets offered to foreign artists (*differential aid to top 3 artists based on grading level)
E. Among the selected IAP residency program artists (2014), based on project content, selected resident artists may receive Peace Art Project and other project support.
* All utility bills during applicant's stay must be paid in full upon vacating residence/studio.
* IAP is not responsible for applicant's cost of living during the program duration (i.e. personal material costs, travel costs, transportation cost, food and general amenities).
7. Evaluation & Schedule(provisional)
A. Evaluation Process:
Administrative evaluation > 1st documentation screening
> 2nd interview (based on select applicants from 1st screening)
B. 2nd interview is limited to Korean nationality artists.
Foreign nationality artists may be asked to be interviewed by mail or phone during 12 DEC 2013 ~ 18 DEC 2013.
* Applicant's chosen field of application may be changed during administrative evaluation based on IAP standards.
C. Announcement: Listed on IAP website by end of DEC 2013. Final applicants will be notified individually.
* Schedule subject to change based on evaluation process.
8. Application & Documentation
Incheon Art Platform www.inartplatform.kr online application form
A. Application for residency, personal resume & overall explanation of applicant's work, creative plan during residency program, work resume
(approx. 2,000 words each)
B. Work Portfolio : digital format (inc. work captions)
Visual Art, Installation/Imagery, Other
- Image files *.jpg(RGB format), *.ppt format 20 pages or less (1MB per page, 50MB size limit per file), description of work.
- Video files must be in *.avi, *.mov, *.mp4 format, files no more than 5 minutes each, must provide min. of 3 works (max. 700MB size limit in total)
- Books, brochures that can support applicant's work of recent 3 years (scan/upload)
- Visual media, work image, etc. (same file format & size limit to Visual Art category)
- Poem, Sijo(3 verse Korean poem), verse etc. : 10 works or more
- Fiction, play, children's story, prose, etc. : 3 short stories, 2 novellas, 1 novel/feature or more
- Research, study, essay in critism, etc. : 5 works or more
- Text files must be in *.hwp, *.doc, *.pdf format. Same conditions apply for Image and video files as above.(see Visual Art)
* Applicants who wish to send in additional publications may send works published after JAN 2008 via registered mail. (Sent copies will not be returned)
C. Final select foreign applicant must send in a copy of passport, medical examination certificate, traveler's insurance.
* On-line residency application deadline is Tuesday 18:00 (Korean time), 19 NOV 2013. Last minute rush of applications are expected. Therefore, all applicants are expected to send in their applications well in advance.
* Please note that on-line applications will no longer be accepted after deadline. (All information must be inputted prior to deadline)
* Applications, in principle, must be submitted on-line at IAP website. However, publications for literature and research fields will be accepted via registered mail as additional work resume. Applicants MUST contact IAP via phone to receive prior approval for sending in additional material. (Additional material will be accepted if it arrives by no later than Tuesday 18:00, 19 NOV 2013). All submitted documents and work will not be returned. IAP will not accept any e-mail attachments, personal drop offs, or messenger services for submissions.
A. Submitted documents will be used for evaluation and therefore all information provided must be correct. Any incomplete and insufficient material may be subject to disadvantages in the selection review process.
B. All submitted documents will not be returned, and if false information is revealed, appointment of applicant will be canceled.
C. IAP does not accept any responsibility in the misunderstanding of the applicant regarding this announcement. The applicant bears full responsibility for any disadvantages incurred as a result of not fully understanding the content of this announcement.
Phone: +82.32.760.1003 (working time : from Monday to Friday, 09:00~12:00, 13:00~18:00)
Address: Incheon Art Platform, 18-3 Jemullyang-ro, Jung-gu, Incheon, S.Korea 400-021
2013. 10. 23.
Director of Incheon Art Platform