It was open in October, 2009, by remodeling the old printing factory to 'regenerate the city' through art.
Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, starting with purpose to support the chances of stable work environment and international exchange for artists, has focused on the social comment as the dissection, the exploration, and the natural function of art in the unique megalopolis, Seoul, with artists' method.
Along with these efforts, the meeting with the artists and local residents forms a community of the house-wives on the base of Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon(2011, Mrs. Geumcheon), and the workers around the art factory with about 1100 manufacturing complex are visiting here in pleasure. We will realize the motto of 'the art factory of dream regenerating the city' and develop attempting cooperation between industry world and art, local inroad of artists, and connection between the schools and the art fields.
Supporting and developing the artists
- Supporting and developing the artists - developing the artists achieving global aesthetic through international exchange
- Enjoy the culture of the citizens - art factory international residency studio realize art suggestion related to the lives of the citizens
- City regeneration - suggesting the model of art space in the city, art space in the local area in Geumcheon borough that is poor in cultural base
- The exchange foreign artists
the program for men-to-men exchange foreign artists cooperating with artists residency in major cities aboard(Yokohama, New York, Barcelona, Melbourne), pushing forward co-project by cooperating among the institutions through selecting the artists in the foreign institutions according to the yearly selected project
- International joint project
exhibition of the art works and joint research about the city problem of Seoul among internal and external artists curators
- International symposium
intellectual exchange place in which a pending issues of the cultural art is introduced and discussed inviting the leaders of the fields and Seoul Art Space_Geumcheon, the exclusive artistic zone, designs the detail themes through pre-forum and expert's advice.
- The program for artistic talent share
- resident artists progress the long-term creative workshop for 4-5weeks with students and workers
- program: 〈1-night, 2-days with artist〉 for producing and presenting works with artist mentor, 〈artists' room〉 for visiting the studio of the artists
- Community art project
- research for the local area as the theme, including archiving activities, contributing to the culture above the individual artistic achievement
- 〈visiting art house〉 of Part Neungsang and In Jinmi in 2012, 〈Mrs. Geumcheon〉 of Lim Heungsoon
- Open studio
open the studio of the artists for the people to publicize the artists , providing the chances for enjoying and feeling the lives of the artists
- Da Vinci idea contest
selecting the excellent creative idea that has potential for industrialization based in the technology like digital media, robots, high-tech images, kinetic art and providing the chances for industry support, tech-advice, producing cost, and work exhibition for every experts and people
- 1978 Establishment of the telephone-coil factory
- 1991 Establishment of the Jouni printing factory