AIR Z Artist In Family residency (Japan)

With the initiation of “Artist In Family”, the ZERODATE Art Project will invite two overseas artists. During the one-month stay with a local household, the artists will research the local area, create artwork, and present these results through an exhibition or event. One artist selected by a residency curator will be traveling from Edinburgh, Scotland, while the second artist will be selected from the international open call being held by the ZERODATE Art Project.

Participants will begin a new work or research while in Japan and present the finished work or one part of a work-in-progress at the Artist Talk event and final presentation: exhibition format.

Support towards artists: 

•Flight to Japan, travel within Japan.
•Accommodation, workspace
•Per-diem (186,000 JPY) Total of daily expenses from October 1st to 30th.
•Production costs (Maximum 60,000 JPY)
•Research costs (Maximum 60,000 JPY)
•Coordination/interpretation support (Event translation, consultation)
•Opportunity to presentation research/work at the end of residency
•Opportunities to interact with Japanese artists and community at a local level


•Able to participate in the program starting from October 1st and ending on 30th, 2018 (Please note that it will not be acceptable for participants to arrive after the start date).
•Able to make a presentation or performance for the artist talk.
•Experience in carrying out art projects and collaborating with local communities
•Demonstrated high quality of artwork or artist activity and experience participating in residencies and large-scale projects.
•In addition to independent artwork production, experience planning art events, etc.
•Able to submit a reflective writing piece of approximately 1500 words in English by October 30th, 2018 as part of the program
•All the receipts of items purchased toward art production and research should be submitted to the coordinator by October 28th, 2018. In return for the receipts, participants will be reimbursed for production and research costs (max 60,000 JPY each).

Deadline: 10 August 2018

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Source: OTM member-organisation, ASEF Culture360