Seoul Art Space Geumcheon
A printing factory located at Doksan-dong, Geumcheon-gu was turned into Seoul Art Space_GEUMCHEON, which is a new concept art space aimed to be both an international residency and a joint project studio where experiments are made on global aesthetics and local characteristics, as one of Seoul Art Spaces. Seoul Art Space GEUMCHEON has been designed under the big cultural movement of Seoul city planning called ‘Urban Regeneration’ Other than the first and foremost goal of ‘Creative Support for Artists’ it started with the assignment of cultural revival and settlement by positively responding to the issues of the south west of Seoul where ‘Guro Complex’ is located. Read more on their blog.
The resident artists will participate in an artist presentation(s), open studio, network party, expert support program, gallery/institute-visits and a group exhibition.
The building is composed with 3 floors above the ground, 1 floor underground, and an annexed storehouse. 19 studios with cooling/heating, cooking facilities and Internet services available for resident artists.
PS333, located on the 3rd floor of the building is a large space (200 seats) available for performance, conference, and exhibition provided with lighting and sound facilities. A largework space (Warehouse Gallery) for large-scale and joint art work is provided with professional equipment for wood and metal work. Multi-purpose workshop room for seminars and educational programs, provided with sound and video facilities, is on the basement floor. Media lab is equipped with the latest video editing equipment, camera with expert specifications, camcorder, and projector. A library is open for artists on 2nd floor.
Vacant for international artists: 5 Rooms of Studio (20 persons/teams a year approximately).
- Hostel is provided with furniture and office-related equipment as well as guest rooms
- The lounges on the 2nd and 3rd floors are for rest and meeting other residency artists
- Fully furnitured kitchen, shower rooms and a laundry room for living conveniences
Wireless internet and Media lab with the latest equipment are provided.