Busan City, Busan Cultural Foundation and Kiswire Ltd., have been jointly transforming Kiswire’s former wire rope factory F1963 into a multicultural complex as the city’s latest cultural regeneration project.
The first pilot program of the project, “F1963 OPEN SQUARE” for local art performers and the exhibition “Listening to Transparency” will be held from September 1 to December 31.
Various free performance arts, including music and dance will be held at the F1963 open square from September 1 to October 29. 23 Busan-based performance teams will participate in the event “F1963 OPEN SQUARE”.
“F1963 OPEN SQUARE” schedule (September – October)
The exhibition “Listening to Transparency” produced by Grame-National Center for Musical Creation in Lyon, France will open from September 28 to December 31 at F1963 and Kiswire museum. Audio and visual art work by artists from France, Belgium, Taiwan and Busan will be featured. The exhibition is free for all and hours are . The opening ceremony will be held on September 28 at 7:00 p.m. It opens Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and closes on Mondays and October 3-4.
Busan City and KISWIRE signed a Memorandum of Understanding for Busan City to use the art gallery and cultural space in F1963 for the next 20 years for free on January 20, 2017. After remodeling the space, it plans to open it to the public later this year.
How to get to F1963
- Address: 20, Gurak-ro 123, Suyeong-gu, Busan
- How to get there: Get off at Suyeong Station (Metro line 2) and go out exit 5. Take bus No. 54 and get off at the KISWIRE bus stop. Or get off at Mangmi Station (Metro line 3) and go out exit 2. Transfer to neighborhood/village bus No. 2 and get off at the Sanjeong Apartment bus stop.