20.12.2018

Call for applications: Fund for Korean Art Abroad 2019

The Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism of Korea and the Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS) engage in a broad range of international exchange programs designed to introduce Korean contemporary art to audiences worldwide. As a part of this effort, KAMS awards grants to international art organizations to assist Korean artists with extending their reach globally into the art market.

Eligible applicant
International art organizations—both commercial and non-profit—that exhibit contemporary artworks by inviting Korean artists and/or collaborating with Korean partners.

Types of eligible exhibitions
(1) Exhibition where international organizations invite Korean artists

(2) Exhibitions featuring Korean artists curated by, or collaborating with, Korean partners

(3) Exhibitions featuring commissioned artworks in collaboration with Korean artists or Korea partners

Period of eligible exhibitions

May 2019–December 2020

Grant amount
Each exhibition can receive funds between 5-30 million KRW (approx. 4,400–26,500 USD).

The grant money will be issued directly to the Grantee (international organization) following their submission of the Grant Receipt Form and documentary evidence of expenses incurred after the start of its exhibition.

Allowed expenses
Airfares and accommodation expenses for the Korean artists, and artwork transportation costs.

Deadline: 27 February 2019

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