[Call for Artists] Nabi Artist Residency 2023

  • Location: Seoul, South Korea
  • Deadline: May 31 2023 at 12:00PM


Nabi Artist Residency 2023 

Art Center Nabi is pleased to resume the annual Nabi Artist Residency program dedicated to fostering innovation and creativity at the intersection of art, technology and society. Nabi Artist Residency is a platform that supports artists from diverse cultural backgrounds to explore their ideas and connect with fellow practitioners at the heart of Seoul.  

Through Nabi Artist Residency 2023, Art Center Nabi seeks to inhabit realms beyond the limits of technology and of types of knowledge circumscribed in technology through mobilizing socio-cultural exchange. As part of Art Center Nabi’s long-term research project East meets East, this residency aims to provide a fertile ground in which active engagements in defining and shaping ways of seeing, feeling and acting through the lens of ‘East’ take place. 

Collaborating with Misk Art Institute this year, Art Center Nabi welcomes the participation of many enthusiastic artists interested in the program.


1. Outline 

Nabi Artist Residency 

Number of Artists 



Duration of Program 

2023.08.14 – 2023.10.06 


Field of Interests 

Keywords: Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Interactive, Data, Blockchain, Eastern Philosophy, Aesthetics, etc. 



International artists interested in ‘East’ at the intersection of Art, Technology and Society 

 2. Support 

- Airfares (max. 2,500,000 KRW) 

- Residence (Han-Ok, 22-3, Hyoja-ro 7-gil, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea) 

- Artist fee of 2,500,000 KRW  

- An opportunity for the residency showcase and artist talk. 

- Networking and Critique sessions with external and internal collaborators. 


3. Program 

Research and Creative Activity  

The program will proceed various artistic contents such as an interview regarding the artist’s creation, continuous discussions, and critics. Among these ongoing inquiries of creativity with technological perception, the program will encourage artists to study their artwork profoundly. 


Exhibition and Related Program  

During the residency program, the participated artists will host the exhibition to present the result of their art projects in Nabi Artist Residency program. Additionally, the artist will have artist talks to introduce their creative experience during the residency program and the result of their art projects. 



After the end of the program, the residency will relate domestic/foreign creative laboratories and media art centers to the artists to continue their follow-up projects.  


4. Application Submission (Email Submission Only: [email protected]

Email Subject Line : [Open Call] Nabi Artist Residency 2023_Applicant name  

Call Duration: 3 April 2023 - 31 May 2023 

Application Review: ~15 June 2023  

Residency Participant Announcement: Friday 30 June 2023  


5. Application Requirements 

- Application Form 

- CV and Portfolio 

- A video including self-introduction & proposal for the new artwork planning to produce during the Summer Session (including photographs of artworks, videos, texts, etc.) 

- A copy of passport 


For Enquiries: [email protected]  

More Details can be found on Art Center Nabi Website: