Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC) > Artist residency 'Here and beyond' (Japan)
The Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), Aomori Public University opened in December 2001 as an artistic institution centered on an ‘Artist in Residence’ (AIR) programme. ACAC invites to its facility artists who play an active part in the field of contemporary art. During the residency period, they hold an exhibition and various exchange programmes to contribute to the creative life. Through creative activities, presentations, workshops, and lectures by the artist, the aim of the programme is to help the audience gain a deeper understanding of art and to promote international exchange.
a) The artist should be working in the field of contemporary art (regardless of genre).
b) The artist should be independent, and capable of working and living on his or her own.
c) The artist should be able to produce and present artwork and to handle the dismantling and removal of that artwork, by him or herself within the designated period of time.
d) The artist should understand the purpose of his or her visit to ACAC, and be able to be present for more than 55 days of the residency period.
e) The artist should be able to lead a community life with the other artists on the program.
f) The artist should be able to communicate with local people, including joining in the exchange program activities, (talks, lectures, workshops, school visits etc) and should be prepared to take an active role in the educational art program.
g) The artist should be able to explain his or her artwork, and to give lectures or workshops in English or Japanese as part of the exchange program.
h) The artist should be in good health.
i) The artist should be able to speak and understand basic English daily conversation.
Among other costs, travel (economy class) is covered.
Deadline: 12 May 2017