OPEN CALL – UK X Germany 2022

OPEN CALL – UK X Germany 2022

The Korean Cultural Centers in the UK and Germany are offering artists an opportunity to exhibit in our galley spaces.

We cordially invite artists to submit their application.

1. Open Call Exhibition Theme


* For more details, please see the attached file.

2. Exhibition Format: Group exhibition

  • In the case that individual artists apply and are selected, a maximum of 6 artists will be chosen to exhibit as a group
  • 6 Artists may apply as a group

3. Exhibition Period

  • Exhibition 1: From June 2022 to August, Germany
  • Exhibition 2: From November to January 2023, UK
    * Exact dates to be confirmed in due course

4. Eligibility

    • Individuals and groups whose work has been exhibited more than once either domestically or internationally

5. Application Period

    • January 17, 2022 - February 11, 2022, 11PM (GMT)

6. Submission documents

  • Biography, maximum 500 letters
  • Portfolio (title, material, size, year of production, fill in technique rider if necessary, and up to 5 works with 3 or less images per work)
    * Work that has not yet been produced should be submitted on one A4 sheet of paper Accompanied by a detailed work plan explanation
    * Edited video file should be limited to 5 minutes or less and submitted as a link to the portfolio with film-stills (for video, sound and performance works)
  • Work description maximum 1500 characters (explain how the theme and your artwork are connected)
  • Exhibition plan, no more than 1 A4 sheet (only when applying as group)

    * Note to Applicants
    • please submit the application as one file in PDF format with images and video links (max. 7MB)
    • Please do not send original works
    • Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot provide individual feedback nor return applications

7. Selection and announcement of results

  • External and internal jurors consisting of curators and visual arts professionals will review the applications before voting on the winner. 
  • Announcements on the websites of both Cultural Centers in early March 2022

8. Support Items for Successful Applicants

  • Up to 800 USD per successful applicant will be provided in support for shipment, standard class travel expense (transportation) and work production materials only.
  • Promotion, opening ceremony, installation, and de-installation
    * In case a group is selected, further discussion on the winning entry will follow

9. How to Submit

  • Submit to
  • Applications submitted with insufficient documents will not be considered
    * For further inquiries about the competition, please contact Jaemin CHA ( or Ah RHO (
KCC Open Call 2022