April 3, 2020 - National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon - Call for MMCA International Research Fellowship
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April 3, 2020

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon

National Museum of Moder and Contemporary Art, Korea

Call for MMCA International Research Fellowship
July 1–October 30, 2020

National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Gwancheon-si
Gyeonggi-do
South Korea

www.mmca.go.kr
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The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA) is pleased to invite applications for 2020 MMCA International Research Fellowship. The program is open to the art professionals including curators, researchers, critics and educators from Asia, Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Central and South America, who are interested in developing and sharing their research ideas related to Korean modern and contemporary art.

Program
The three selected participants conduct their individual scholarly research for four months. At the end of the program, MMCA holds a seminar opened to the public in which they present papers. The participants are paired with advisors who provide intellectual support and guidance throughout the program. They have access to all exhibitions, international conferences, and events of MMCA where they can engage in conversations with museum staffs, artists and intellectuals and discuss about the topics they are focusing on. The fellowship also includes special visits to other museums, gallery shows, biennales, and residencies in Korea.

As part of Cultural Partnership Initiative Project (CPI), MMCA International Research Fellowship is supported by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Korea. The selected participants will be joining an orientation and other cultural events organized by CPI, where they can meet and communicate with experts and students who have diverse artistic backgrounds. The participants are required to attend Korean language course provided by CPI, which will help them quickly adjust to the local environment and facilitate their study on Korean modern and contemporary art.

*For the list of eligible countries, please refer to the following link: http://c11.kr/3k7m

Applicants with other citizenship than mentioned above will NOT be considered.

Applications
Applications are accepted by May 3, 6pm KST. Applicants should be aged between 25-45, and the citizens of the countries listed in the link above. Fluency in English is required.

Please send the documents listed below to eunsooyi [​at​] mmca.go.kr

1. Application form (available at mmca.go.kr)
2. CV
3. Degree Certificate(s)
4. Reference Letter(s) (At least 2)

The shortlisted candidates will be notified individually for an interview in mid-May.

Supports
The participants is provided with a round-trip airfare, an individual studio unit inside the university campus, and monthly stipend of 900,000 KRW to cover food, transportation, taxes, utility fees, etc.

For more information, please visit here

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