Calling all artists! UK Young Artists, ‘a registered charity that champions the next generation of creativity’ has partnered with Seojung Art Centre and Superior Gallery, Seoul and Chung Ang University to offer an opportunity for 10 outstanding artists in any art form and are interested in an immersive experience in South Korea.

Building upon an ‘Artist International Development Fund’ R&D trip which was undertaken by UK Young Artists and two UKYA Artist Ambassadors Liz West and Matthew John Atkinson in November 2016, UKYA offers this opportunity for artists to undertake workshops, talks and shared learning with young Korean Artists to support intercultural dialogue and collaboration.

You must be aged between 18-30 on the deadline, Monday 10th July, and able to work in the UK.

Where: Seoul, South Korea

Time and Dates: 8 – 10 days – October 12th – 21st (exact dates TBC)
Partners: Seojung Art Centre, Seoul, associated activity is being supported by Chung Ang University on the Ansan and Seoul campuses and Superior Gallery, Seoul
Number of Artists: 10


Artists work will be presented at Seoul Museum (TBC) in partnership with Seojung Art Centre or at other relevant locations depending on the needs and type of work.  All artists will be present for the first week (approx October 12th – 21st) and will take part in ALL collaborative activity, presentations and workshops and it is expected that any performances will also take place during this time as well. The finale of the week will be the opening of the joint show, the exhibition will continue until November 10th 2017 and work will be returned after this date.

To apply, artists will need to fill in an online application form and answer a few questions, as well as provide the following using a Dropbox link (depending on the artist’s medium):

Your CV
(max. two sides of A4) in PDF or Word format only and titled ‘firstname_lastname_cv’.

For visual arts:
Up to five images or videos of the work you are applying with

For literature:
Up to two examples of your written work, with a maximum of 500 words per example.

For performance and moving image:
Up to two video files or links to online videos of the performance you are applying with.

For music:
Up to three video or sound files or links to online content of the work you are applying with. Please ensure you provide at least three minutes of actual sound recording.



For more information and for the online application form, please go to:


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