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15 Aug 2022

Art Calls International Symposium for Visual Culture & Exhibition 2023

CICA Museum Gimpo, Gyeonggi, South Korea

CICA Museum

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: August 29, 2022 – CICA Museum invites artists, scholars, and researchers worldwide to participate in the International Symposium for Visual Culture & Exhibition 2023. The community of artists, researchers and academics meets in the international symposium and participates in the exhibition at the CICA Museum. The symposium will be held both onsite and virtually due to the global pandemics.

ISVC is an international platform for diverse and critical perspectives on visual culture. Through ISVC, we aim to create a global network of researchers/artists and consumers/makers of visual culture, and foster critical thoughts and in-depth understanding of visual culture on a global scale.

Participating artists and researchers will be featured in the book “New Media Art 2024.” The book “New Media Art 2024” is expected to be released in full-color paperback and ebook in December 2023. The article may include any form of text (e.g., interview, essay, poetry) in English, drawings, and pictures that introduce the artists’ works.


-Art & Culture in a Global Pandemic
-Art and Capitalism
-Race and Identity in Art & Culture
-Feminist Studies on Visual Culture
-Nationalism and Visual Culture
-Digital Culture and Social Media
-Mass Culture
-Critical Studies
-Originality, Authorship, and Copyright Issues
-New Media Art
-Digital Nomad
-Environmental issues and Visual Culture

[SYMPOSIUM] International Symposium for Visual Culture (ISVS) 2023
The symposium will be held on March 25-26, 2023 both onsite and virtually due to the global pandemics. Every artist/researcher of an accepted proposal will be provided with an opportunity to discuss the merits of his or her contribution with peers. It is required that the presenter will register for the symposium and present or perform in a session. We are open to proposals for paper presentations, workshops, experimental sessions, as well as artistic performance.

[EXHIBITION] “Visual Culture 2023” at CICA Museum
The international exhibition “Visual Culture 2023” will be held at the CICA Museum from March 15th to April 2, 2023. Each participating artist can feature two works for the exhibition:

-Photographs & 2D Digital Art
Selected works will be printed in 10×15 or 10×10 inches, framed, and installed by our curators & assistants. If requested by the artist, works can be printed and framed in larger sizes. Additional fees may apply.

-Video & Interactive Art
We will provide projectors and DVD/DIVX players for the show. Multiple single-channel works will be screen through a projector. If the work is required to be screened through a projector exclusively, or more than two projectors/monitors are needed, please indicate the special requirements in the submission email. Additional fees may apply.

-Painting, Sculpture & Installation Art
The artist is responsible for the shipment and delivery of his/her physical work to and from CICA Museum, as well as all related expenses. The two-dimensional work should be no larger than 39 inch (1 m) on the longest side, and the installation piece should be no larger than 39x39x79 inches (1 x 1 x 2 m, w x l x h). The work that needs to be mounted on the wall should not exceed 10 kg. Please indicate in the submission email if you are interested in exhibiting works exceeding the size/weight limit.

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  • August 29, 2022 Submission Deadline
  • September 5 – 12, 2022 Presenter’s Registration
  • March 15 – April 2, 2023 Exhibition “Visual Culture 2023” at CICA Museum, Korea
  • March 25 – 26, 2023 International Symposium for Visual Culture
  • December 1, 2023 Expected publication date of “New Media Art 2024”
    ***The schedule is subject to change.

CICA Museum has a collection of artist Czong Ho Kim’s sculptures, paintings, and architecture, as well as many renowned international artists’ works. For special exhibitions, we exhibit Contemporary Art pieces including painting, sculpture, and new media art. CICA also offers education and public programs for the cultural development of local communities.

Czong Institute for Contemporary Art
196-30, Samdo-ro
Korea 415-843

Opportunity Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opportunity Types: Art Calls. Opportunity Tags: Deadlines 07 July thru Aug, Open to Artists Worldwide, and Special Opportunities. Benefits: Exhibition - Group, Exhibition - Online, and Publication.

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