placement and displacement: Korea 2017
DEADLINE monday 10 july 2017 at 10.30am

  • 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

UKYA is delighted to announce a new arts partnership in South Korea with Seojung Art Centre and Superior Gallery, Seoul and Chung Ang University.  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 believes that artists should expand their horizons through working internationally, it’s good for stimulating ideas and for giving artists a sense of what is really excellent beyond their national boundaries. It is also important for building networks; networking is a good way to build more valuable partnerships that work and are based on sharing practice.  Traversing the physical distance between international partners ensuring strong bonds for the future.

What are we looking for?

We 're looking for approx 10 outstanding artists who work in any art form and are interested in an immersive experience in South Korea profiling their work, undertaking workshops, talks and shared learning with young Korean Artists which supports intercultural dialogue and collaboration. You must be aged between 18 - 30 on the deadline, Mon 10 July and be able to work in the UK.

Overview of Activity

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.



Before you complete this application please download and read UKYA's standard terms and conditions and the info sheet, that includes project timetable, expectations of the artists and costs covered by UKYA.



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Section 1. About you
ABOUT YOU: Please note this information is requested for contact and equal opportunities monitoring purposes and will not be used to make a decision on your submission
Name *
Are you applying as an individual or on behalf of a group?
UK Young Artists is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practices in respect of the protected characteristics as defined in the Equalities Act 2010. In order to assist us with the monitoring of equality of opportunity, please complete this section:
Age *
Gender *
Which of the following describes your sexual orientation *
How would you describe your ethnic origin *
How do you describe you religion or belief? *
Do you consider yourself to be disabled? *
The Equality Act 2010 defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term adverse affect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities.
Section 2. Submitting information
Are you a UK citizen, or will have been resident in the UK for more than one year by 10 July 2017? *
If applying as part of a collective is at least 75% of your group be aged between 18 and 30 on 10 July 2017? *
Can you attend the UKYA Korea trip 2017? *
Have you participated in a UKYA National or International platform before?
Please provide a link to a Dropbox folder containing the following:

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.

Dropbox link permissions:
Please ensure that the link you provide is a public, sharable link and that UKYA has the necessary permissions to access this folder. Please do not copy the URL from the search bar, follow the 'share' button to create a link to the folder. Applications without supporting documentation will not be considered.
Section 3. About your work
Which category best describes the work you are submitting? *
These questions are designed to provide information about a range of art forms. Please answer all questions that are applicable to your work. If a question is not applicable to your work, please indicate this in the box by typing N/A.

Title of work
Confirmation that work is available for presentation during Korea event
Section 4. Confirmation / Terms and conditions
UK Young Artists is about both exceptional art and creating a space for dialogue and intercultural exchange between young artists; encouraging collaborative working and new cross art form work. Please include a 300 word statement of why you would like to take part in the UKYA Korea 2017, outlining how the experience will make a difference to you and your practice.

Your answer will form part of our selection process.
UK Young Artists works closely with our partner universities to develop skills and employability of students and graduates. To evaluate the impact of this work, it is useful for us to capture data about which universities artists have attended. Please select the option that applies to you: *
If selected, visual arts work will be collected from mid-July and returned mid-December to early 2018. Please indicate whether your work is available for this period of time
Terms and Conditions

Please note that by ticking the above box you agree for the above data to be processed in order to participate in the event should your application be successful.

Once you submit you cannot make any changes or additions to this form. UK Young Artists cannot be held responsible for any errors made in the above application so please check all details carefully before submitting.