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30 Apr 2012

2012 International Fellowship in Cultural Studies of Contemporary Art | South Korea


The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea is launching a call for its international research programme dedicated to museum professionals including curators, art critics, conservators, exhibition designers, and educators. This programme is part of the Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Project which is run by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea. Participants of this programme are mainly art museum curators from all over the world.

This research program aims to provide a sustained platform for initiating dialogues and for developing a comprehensive network among museum professionals, as well as furthering collaboration and joint programming among art museums internationally. The fellowship period is from 1 June to 30 November 2012.

Programme description

  • Individual research in link with Korean contemporary art

  • Visiting art studios, museums, galleries and art institutions

  • Seminars and conferences

  • Korean language course

  • Cultural field trips

General qualifications

  • Individuals who work in related fields of contemporary art such as museum professionals, curators, art historians, exhibition organizers, conservators, educators, etc.

  • Aged between 25 and 45.

  • Countries from Asia, Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe, and South America.

  • Good use of English language.

  • Individuals who have high interest in cultural exchange.

The fellowship includes round-trip airfare, accommodation, monthly living expense of 900,000 Korean Won, Korean language course fee, and travelers' insurance fees.

To apply please submit:

  • Application form

  • CV with degree certificate

  • A copy of passport

  • Recommendation letter

2012 International Research Program
Department of Development,
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
313, Gwangmyeong-ro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do,
427-701, South Korea

For general inquiries please contact:

Young-in Lee
International Affairs Manager
Department of Development
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea
Tel 82 2 2188 6063 / Email innie2005@korea.kr