English, Korean
3 or 6 months
Paid by host:
  • Private studio with accommodation included (free of charge)
  • Monthly grant: KRW 1,000,000(approx. USD 890) per month for living costs (total KRW 3,000,000 for the full residency period), The grant will be transferred directly to the participant's Korean bank account every month and the total amount is subject to change based on one’s residency period.
  • Access to the residency's facilities and resources
  • Seminar, workshop, etc.
Paid by artist:
  • Round-trip airfare, meals, transportation, etc.
  • Work materials
  • Travel and Medical insurance, Selected artists should submit a copy of insurance certificate to MMCA Residency Changdong. Artists can be rejected without insurance.
  • Participation in the programs, activities, events organized by MMCA Residency
Application guidelines:
  • Go to (English page), log-in - residency - application - apply.
  • All attached files can be uploaded up to 50MB
  • Submitted application materials will be removed after the selection of artists
  • Online application system will be closed at 18:00 in Korean time, on Friday, 30 September, 2016. We request applicants to apply in advance to avoid any possible errors or problems caused by the overflowing applicant crowd near the deadline. Failure to meet the deadline is unacceptable under any circumstances.

Materials to submit

  • Application form
  • CV or résumé including exhibitions, projects, residency, awards and education experiences (no more than 2 pages)
  • Portfolio. Up to 10 works in the form of digital files (image in .jpg, .pdf format/ video or sound in .avi, .mp4 format) For video or sound works, the duration of each file should be up to 5min. Link to the website is not acceptable.
  • Artist statement including the description of portfolio works (title, year, medium, size, and brief description on works)
  • Project plan including the anticipated outcome during the residency period
  • Letter of recommendation (PDF format). Contact information of the recommender (email, phone) should be included and the letter must be signed by the recommender.

* Application package can be submitted via online or post. For details, please check their webiste.

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MMCA Residency Changdong

MMCA Residency Changdong

International Artists Residency Program

MMCA Residency Changdong, run by the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea (MMCA), is now receiving applications for the international artists residency program 2017. MMCA Residency Changdong, established in 2002, aims to provide a supportive environment for art practice and foster creative artistic exchanges between artists and various art professionals.


Exhibition, outreach programme, talk, lecture, studio visit.

Studio Information

Private studio (46~60㎡) with accommodation (furnished with a single bed, table, wardrobe, and other basic furnitures), gallery Ⅰ (132㎡), gallery Ⅱ (105㎡), shared toilet & shower room, kitchen, community room, outdoor working zone (191㎡). Wireless internet is available.

Accommodation Information

Accomodation space is included insdie private studios. Furniture(bed, desk, wardrobe), bathroom and a shared kitchen are provided.

Contact information

257 Deongneung-Ro,
Dobong-gu, Seoul
South Korea

National Art Studio Goyang,
656 Gwansan-dong, Deokyang-gu,
Goyang-si, Gyeonggi-do
South Korea

changdongstudio [at]