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Arts Tasmania Jeju International Residency

This program supports Tasmanian artists to undertake a cultural exchange residency in Jeju Province in South Korea.

The residency provides:

  • a set artist fee ($12 000 for twelve weeks or $6 000 for six weeks)
  • return airfare from Hobart to Jeju, Korea
  • a per diem for living expenses
  • a contribution towards materials and presentation costs.

During the residency the selected artists will engage with local Korean artists and have the opportunity to offer artist talks, presentations and a public exhibition. There will also be opportunities for cultural excursions and field trips.

Artists will be expected to work with Arts Tasmania to share their residency experiences and promote the program.

This program aims to build cultural understanding through direct people-to-people links and impact on artists’ careers through exposure and time in new contexts, cultures and environments. As part of this reciprocal exchange Korean artists will undertake a residency in Tasmania.

Residencies will be available in 2018 and 2019.

This program is a partnership between Arts Tasmania and Jeju Foundation for Arts and Culture (JAFC). Established in 2001, JFAC is a non-profit foundation promoting Jeju Islands’ culture and art.

The Arts Tasmania Jeju International Residency is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia-Korea Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Australia-Korea Foundation logo

Applications are currently closed.

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Key dates

Opens: 18 July 2018
Closes: 31 July 2018 
Notification: early August 2018

Residency dates:

In 2018 artists can propose to spend either twelve or six weeks in Jeju.

  • Twelve weeks:
    • September - November 2018
  • Six weeks:
    • September - October 2018
    • October - November 2018

Residency location

Residencies will be located on Jeju Island at the Artspace IAa

Accommodation is a self-contained one bedroom apartment located 1.89 km away from Artspace IAa.

Accommodation is limited to the artist only.

Who can apply?

In 2018 the residency is available for visual artists only.

Applicants must meet Arts Tasmania’s general eligibility requirements.

How will applications be assessed?

Applications will be assessed by a peer panel against the criteria of:

  • quality
  • benefit

For more information, please visit criteria.

Help with your application

You can discuss your application with a member of Arts Tasmania’s grants team before the closing date.

Contact the grants team on 03 6165 6666 or grants@arts.tas.gov.au

Considerations

The successful recipient will be required to have both health and travel insurance prior to travelling. These insurance costs are the responsibility of the artist.

This residency is a cultural exchange. The recipient is encouraged to engage with Korean artists and to offer artist talks, presentations and a public exhibition.

The Top of the Halasan on the Jeju Island

Art Space IAa exterior

Art Space IAa studio

Art Space IAa woodworking studio (communal facility)

Art Space IAa video editing room (communal facility)

Art Space IAa kitchenette (communal facility)

Accommodation bedroom

Accommodation kitchen

Accommodation living space

Accommodation laundry