The Australia Korea Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra, Australia, has sponsored the project through a grant in their 2014/2015 grant round.
The grant was to assist in one interview in Korea and to help meet the costs of the exhibition at Gallery LVS in Seoul during 2016.
The Australian Embassy, Seoul, provided a grant to assist the costs of hosting the exhibition at Gallery LVS in Seoul in 2016
The Korean Cultural Centre Australia sponsored the project through providing the finances to host the exhibition at the Centre in Sydney in 2016. They met all costs, including freight, insurance, opening costs, etc..
Gallery LVS in Seoul sponsored the project by waiving all gallery fees and hosting the Seoul exhibition at their gallery in Gangnam in 2016.
They also allowed their staff to work on the organisation of the exhibition, wihtout which organising the exhibition would have been very difficult.
Samsung Eletronics Australia sponsored the project by providing fourteen of their tablet computers to the Korean Cultural Centre Australia exhibition, enabling visitors to wander around the exhibition and access online information about any artist, including their published interview on the Cultural Conversations web site.
The Asia Culture Centre (ACC) in Gwangju, South Korea, has provided the finances to record and publish the interview with Korean artist, Kang Un. The money was provided through a residency for one of our directors, Dr. Bob Jansen, as part of their Creator-in-Lab program.
ACC is department within the South Korean Government's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Cultural Conversations is a not for profit project and looks for sponsorship from third parties to fund its activities.
If you would like to sponsor this project or an interview with your favorite eminent artist, please contact Dr. Bob Jansen, via email to discuss how you can best contribute.
We will consider any realistic proposal and work with you to determine the most effective way your sponsorship can be acknowledged.
The project has a number of flexible packages available through which you can sponsor project activities.