Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS), Call for Applicants: International Creator Residency Program, Japan

Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS), Call for Applicants: International Creator Residency Program, Japan

Deadline for application (documents): June 28th, 2019, 18:00 (JST)
Deadline for application (materials): July 5th, 2019, 18:00 (JST)

From their call: Tokyo Arts and Space is seeking applications for 2020 International Creator Residency Program for artists who reside outside of Japan and have five years of experience. Funding includes a one-time ¥300,000 material budget and ¥3,500 daily stipend.

The International Creator Residency Program aims to invite distinguished and highly motivated international creators in the field of visual art, design, architecture, curation and administration and to give opportunities to work in Tokyo, Japan.

The open-call program “International Creator Residency Program” (Theme Projects) for the period from May to July 2020, next summer when the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games are held, invites two international creators who would engage in creative activities based on the theme “Festivity in the City.” We will call for “Local Creator Residency Program” in autumn 2019 and 4 creators who work on the theme will seek to actively exchange ideas on the cultural differences in thoughts, recognitions, actions and languages, while working independently on their own projects. The result of their residency will be presented at the Open Studio and/or Result Presentation.

Overview:

A) Individual Projects 
  Residency Period: 3 months in either of the following periods   
  ① From the beginning of September to the end of November, 2020 
  ② From the beginning of January to the end of March, 2021
  Number of Creators: 4 in total (2 creators for each period)   
  Disciplines: Visual art, design, architecture, curation and administration   
  What TOKAS Residency offers: Airfare, living expenses (per diem), fee for creative work/project and living space (single room)   
  Studio/workspace: Shared studio  

B) Theme Projects
  Based on the theme: “Festivity in the City”   
  Residency Period: 3 months from the beginning of May to the end of July, 2020   
  Number of Creators: 2   
  Disciplines: Visual art, design, and architecture
  What TOKAS Residency offers: Airfare, living expenses (per diem), fee for creative work/project and living space (single room)   
  Studio/workspace: Shared studio

Website link for more detailed information and to apply: https://www.tokyoartsandspace.jp/en/archive/application/2019/20190517-207.html

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