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Global Youth Culture Forum
The Global Youth Culture Forum (also referred as GYCF) is a process and an event that relates culture to the sustainable development of Jeju. It is supported by the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province government and the Culture Committee of the world organisation of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), together with JITC-Jeju International Training Center, JFAC-Jeju Foundation for Arts and Culture and JURC-Jeju Urban Regeneration Center.
The Global Youth Culture Forum in 2019 will take place on 19-26 October and it will aims to implement, in a very practical and illustrative way, the UCLG toolkit “Culture 21 Actions” on “culture in sustainable cities”, especially its commitment related to “Public Spaces, Urban Planning and Culture”.
The Global Youth Culture Forum in 2019 will also contribute:
- To localize SDGs, especially Goals 8, 9 and 11
- To promote young artists in the making of sustainable cities
- To involve local communities in the process
- To develop Jeju as a creative culture platform for global artists: a place where meaning is developed.
- To establish a forum in which exchange young artists share their experiences and cooperate.
The call for mentees is open to international artists and architects who had interest in public space and work in any art media (photography, installations, drawing, ceramics, video, performance, soundscapes, etc.). The deadline for submissions is 2 September 2019.
Call GYCF 2019
The Global Youth Culture Forum Jeju 2018 was held from 29th October to 4th November 2018. A global curator, local and international mentors as well as local and international artists and architects worked together taking as cases of study two different neighborhoods of Jeju City: Namsung Old Town and Jeju Old Downtown.
Find below all the results of the GYCF 2018:
Video of the Forum (English and Korean)
Global curatorial proposal
Workshop curatorial proposal 1 - Namsung
Workshop curatorial proposal 2 - Old Downtown