New Board Member: Mr Park Jong-Kwan, Chair Person of Arts Council Korea (ARKO)

IFACCA - International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies,
10 August 2020, International

We are very pleased to welcome to the IFACCA Board Mr Park Jong-Kwan, Chair Person of Arts Council Korea (ARKO). Mr Park joined Arts Council Korea (ARKO) as Chair Person in November 2018 and has more than 30 years’ experience working in the sector, which has been balanced between the arts and policy. Prior to joining ARKO, he was a board member of Chungbuk Cultural Foundation; a director of the Cultural Policy Network of Korea; and was a working member of the Preparation Group for Culture Vision 2020 <New Cultural Policy> with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. From 1989 to 2018, he was an Executive Director of the Performing Art Theatre Dure Art Factory; and from 2005-2008 he served as a Council Member of Arts Council Korea. Mr Park has a distinct interest in the balance of arts practice and support, at both national and international levels.

Find more information about the Board here