2015 MMCA International Research Fellowship

Deadline: 15 Apr, 2015

Disciplines: Art Education, Curatorial, Research, Visual Arts.

Location:Korea, Republic of

Deadline: 15 Apr, 2015

Duration: 5 months

Eligibility: Aged between 25 and 45, Professionals working in visual arts in Asia, South America, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe

Costs / Support: round-trip airfare, accommodation, monthly allowance of 900,000KRW, Korean language course fee

URL: http://www.mmca.go.kr/eng/contents.do?menuId=6080017200

Program Description:

The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) hosts an international research program for the museum professionals including curators, conservators and educators. This program was initiated as a part of the Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Project supported by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea. Participants of this program have been mainly curators of art museums from all over the world.

1. Period: June – November, 2015

2. Programs
– Individual research in link with Korean modern and contemporary art
– Visiting artist studios, museums, galleries and art institutions
– Meeting artists and museum professionals in Korea
– Attending art related conferences and seminars
– Cultural field trips
– Korean language course (mandatory)

3. General Qualifications
– Individuals who work in related fields of contemporary art such as museum professionals, curators, art historians, critics, conservators, educators, etc.
– Citizen of the following countries: Asia, Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe and South America
– Aged between 25 and 45
– Good use of English language
– Individuals who have high interest in cultural exchange

4. Financial Support
– Round-trip airfare
– Accommodation
– Monthly living expense of 900,000 Korean won
– Korean language course fee
– Traveler’s insurance fees

5. Application Process
– Application form (available at http://www.mmca.go.kr/eng)
– CV with degree certificate
– A copy of passport
– Recommendation letter(s) *at least 1 letter required

6. Deadline: 15th April, 2015

* Send documents to:
2015 International Fellowship Program
Department of Planning and General Management
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea 313, Gwangmyeong-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 427-701, South Korea

URL: http://www.mmca.go.kr/eng/contents.do?menuId=6080017200

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