After unused sewage treatment facilities at Nanjido, Seoul was renovated, SeMA(Seoul Museum of Art) Nanji Residency opened their in 2006. Studio A was opened in 2006 after leachate treatment system was renovated, and Studio B and gallery opened in 2008 after further renovation. They have two studio buildings which house 25 studio units for their resident artists, two exhibition halls to hold resident artists’ exhibitions (tent structure with external frames, designed by J.U. Architects & Partners), a shared outdoor work space, sculpture garden, and other supportive functions such as communal kitchen, laundry room, parking lot, etc. Every year 20 local artists are invited to stay for a year and work. 16 foreign artists are invited to stay for three months in each quarter. SeMA Nanji Residency support artists’ creative activities, hold exhibitions and publish yearly booklet of resident artists’ work. Artists’ work range from fine art, sculpture, installation to media art, photographs, etc.
Exhibition “Bridges Made Out of Rocks” presenting Marion Bocquet-Appel, Csilla Klenyánszki, and Jan Adriaans work is open till September 18th, 2PM-6PM
Site area : 17,291sqm | Building area : 2,071sqm (four buildings), 25 studio units | Sculpture garden area : 2,488sqm, 24 pieces of artAddress : 108-1, Haneulgongwon-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul (서울 마포구 하늘공원로 108-1, 서울시립미술관 난지미술창작스튜디오) Tel : +82 02-308-1071 http://semananji.seoul.go.kr/eng/eng_main.html – SeMA Nanji Residency official website