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New Government System to Pay Artists for Their Creative Undertakings

New Government System to Pay Artists for Their Creative Undertakings

SEJONG, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced Friday that it will begin a pilot project of what its calling an ‘Artist Fee System’, in an effort to ease the financial burden on artists and help them focus on their creative endeavors.  Artist fees are wages paid to artists [...]

Seoul City to Provide Housing, Create Jobs for Young, New Artists

Seoul City to Provide Housing, Create Jobs for Young, New Artists

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul city government on Wednesday rolled out its plan to support young and emerging artists, who often have irregular jobs and low income, by providing housing and career opportunities.  The Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to create some 15,000 jobs in the public sector and provide 1,000 apartments in [...]