Seoul International NewMedia Festival (NeMaf) was launched by an alternative visual culture group iGong in 2000. It has founded and showcased around 2,000 media-based works and discovered 1,000 artists.
Sharing the “post-museum” vision of Seoul Museum of Art (SeMA), SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul is a recurring international survey of contemporary art, with a focus on media art and other art forms that pertain to the concept of media. Founded in 2000, Mediacity Seoul has reflected the city of Seoul as a center of media art and technology, and expanded the identity of Seoul Museum of Art. Its mission focuses on serving as a catalyst for creating momentums for art, media, and technology; promoting local artists while encouraging international conversations; and incubating a wider constituency for art and culture.
SongEun ArtSpace is an innovative and exciting exhibition venue in the heart of the vibrant Chung Dam District of southern Seoul renowned for its fashion houses, restaurants and K-POP culture. Established by SongEun Art and Cultural Foundation in November 2010, this space is dedicated to promoting contemporary art through significant exhibitions and various related programs. The foundation has been supporting up young and rising Korean artists since its inception in 1989 through the SongEun ArtCube and the annual SongEun ArtAward (since 2001).
CAN is a non profit art center that supports communication of creative works of contemporary artists with the public through exhibitions and education programs on art. We believe that ‘the power of art’ makes human life abundant, which is why CAN supports the creative activties of artists in various ways and provides opportunities for more people to enjoy arts, and communicate with artists.
Space Lee Ufan is the second private museum in the world followed by the one in Naoshima, Japan. The space is what Lee Ufan involved in the steps from site selection to building basic design and design. ‘Space Lee Ufan’ is the place that his hope is projected which is to show the space and his work together without leaning toward either of them. That is the difference with other normal exhibitions that lists artist major work.
O’NewWall means ‘May and/or June’ in mid-summer in Korea. Several curators who majored in Art Theory joined in Seongbuk-dong in Seoul and opened O’NewWall, representing a “curating lab” that can connect the city, image, and culture. Since its beginning, O’NewWall has expanded its network in the Asian art scene in such countries as Japan, Taiwan, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Cambodia.
As the name 'Willing N Dealing' sugguests, Space: Willing N Dealing (hereinafter "WD") is a flexible space which enables artists to try new thing and work freely. WD started as a non-profit art organization in Seoul, South Korea in 2012 with the mission of initiating contemporary art productions and fostering cultural discourses and ideas.
The Korean Art Museum Association, a non-profit organization, is committed to developing and contributing to Korean arts and culture. Since its inception in 2005, the Association has been striving to nurture around hundred member museums through a wide variety of resources programs and projects.
Korean Video Art Archives [THE STREAM] is an archiving project for Korean new media art and video art. [THE STREAM] is moving image based art sharing system, and THE STREAM’s purpose is to build a search database. Also THE STREAM will construct an artist support system in round about way, which will be based upon the study and research of Korean New Media Art and Korean Video Art. In Korea, diverse video-based artworks have been produced, but there is no platform where people can search and share the works. Thus, THE STREAM combines the online platform, where anyone can have full access to the artworks, and the offline screening system in order to provide people with more opportunities to see Korean media artists’ works.