The Chosunibo and Seoul Design Foundation co-organize 2017 ASYAAF will be held from July 25th to August 20th in DDP (Dongdaemun Design Plaza) in Seoul. DDP, designed by Zaha Hadid, is one of the newest additions to the landscape of the city, and has quickly become the most sought-after venue for cultural events. (http://www.ddp.or.kr/main) .
ASYAAF has developed into the nation’s representing art fair which gathered more than 310,000 visitors and sold more than 6,000 art pieces within the last 9 years. This year’s ASYAAF will be showcasing 1,000 selections of talented art students, post-graduates professional young artists from Korea and other Asian countries. In celebration of 10th anniversary, ASYAAF has specially invited artists who had won ASYAAF prize as well as selected more than 4 times.
LVS PROJECT has been responsible for the curation of the Overseas Artists Section (for non- Korean Asian artists) at ASYAAF (Asian Students and Young Artists Art Festival) since 2009 as the event’s co-organizer. ASYAAF is an annual art festival organized by Chosun-Ilbo, one of the most influential media companies in Korea, with joint effort from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. ASYAAF annually receives over 3000 applications and showcases about 500 young artists, carefully selected by esteemed judges, for the span of one month.