Kyoto Art Center Artist-in-Residence Program

Kyoto Art Center’s Artist-in-Residence Program offers support to emerging artists and art researchers who wish to pursue creative activities in Kyoto. We call for applications from the artists/researchers in performing arts and visual arts alternately. In 2014, the program is open to the artists and researchers working in performing arts.

Application deadline: 30/06/2013

• Emerging artists and art researchers of performing arts (dance, theater and music etc.), who has a significant reason to produce, research and study in Kyoto.
• Applicants must:
– Organize exchange projects with Kyoto citizens during the residency.
– Give a presentation such as performances, lectures or workshops during the residency.
– Communicate in English or Japanese.

• Accommodation during the residency period. (Living expenses such as are not included.)
• Studio for production at Kyoto Art Center.
Note: Presentation space availability is discussed after the selection.
• JPY200,000.- for an individual or a group(not each member) for production and/or research.
• Publicity
• Assistance of a program coordinator.

How to Apply
Please submit 2 copies in Japanese or English:
• Application form
• Reference Materials
– Documentation of 3 works such as pamphlets, DVDs [NTSC/ region code 2] or CDs. One of 3 works must be within past 5 years. Media material is compulsory. DVDs must be edited within 15 minutes for each work. Name and the title must be written on the disc.
– Researchers must attach theses or reviews, (written in Japanese or English).
Maximum 3 months from April 1st (Tue), 2014 - March 31st (Tue), 2015

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Where: Japan
Residency period: 01/04/2014- 31/03/2015

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