Open call: International residency 2022 – Announcements

Asia Culture Center (ACC) is pleased to announce the open international call for the ACC Residency 2022. Applications are currently being accepted online with a submission deadline of June 13, 2022.

Under the theme “Post-COVID-19 Era, Posthumanism”, ACC Residency 2022 seeks to interrogate issues such as the fourth industrial revolution in the era of contactless, the changes in the notion of work induced by the digital transformation and the new relationship between humans and things (the post-human).

The residency consists of five categories: art and technology, visual arts, design, theater and dialogue and is open to all creators and researchers who have the experience and capacity to propose and implement a project exploring the theme.

ACC will support selected participants with workspaces, accommodation, grant of 2,000,000 KRW per month and research/project funding up to 10,000,000 KRW for researchers and up to 50,000,000 KRW for creators. In addition, ACC will offer various resources ranging from seminars, workshops to consulting sessions with experts as well as production facilities and AV equipment in ACT Studio. ACC will work closely with each participant and the projects developed throughout the 5-month residency will be showcased through a showcase, exhibition and performance in December.

For more information and to apply, please visit the ACC website. The selection process will consist of two stages, the review of the application file and an interview during which approximately 27 people / teams are expected to be selected. The announcement will be made in July on the CCA website.

Useful information
–Application Period: May 23 to June 13, 2022 (6:00 p.m. KST)
-Apply online
–Theme: post-COVID-19 era, posthumanism
–Residency period: August 2022–December 2022 (5 months)
–Categories: Art & Technology, Visual Arts, Design, Theatre, Dialogue
–Eligible applicants: individuals/groups who have experience and potential and who are actively involved in the relevant fields
–Grant, project/research fund and support programs.
–Presentation at a group exhibition/showcase/academic event.
–Workspace, housing and ACT center
–Flight tickets for international participants

Material to submit
–Application form (including Personal Information Collection and User Agreement) in provided form (.pdf)
–A project (or research) proposal in a provided form (.pdf)
–A portfolio in a provided form (.pdf, maximum 30 pages including cover, not exceeding 50MB)
–A letter of recommendation (only for international candidates)

About Asia Culture Center and ACC Residence
Asia Culture Center (ACC) located in Gwangju, South Korea, is an international arts and culture organization committed to bringing together and fostering exchange between different regions and disciplines. As one of its annual programs, ACC Residency is a research, creation and production platform that brings together creative talents from around the world to share their knowledge, technological knowledge and experience. Since 2015, it has supported the transversal, inventive and audacious projects of more than 740 creators, designers, artists and researchers.

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