Kyoto Art Center > Artist in Residence Programme 2021 for Visual Arts (Japan)


Kyoto Art Center’s Artist in Residence programme offers support to emerging artists and art researchers who wish to pursue creative activities in Kyoto. The scheme alternates each year between hosting visual artists and performing artists. In 2021, the programme is open for visual artists / researchers.

The residency period is for a maximum 3 months during the period 1 April 2021 – 31 March 2022. The Center offers:

  • Accommodation during the residency period.

  • A studio for production and research at Kyoto Art Center.

  • Round-trip air ticket from residential area to Kansai International Airport or Osaka International Airport.

  • Production and research cost: JPY100,000 (including tax; ~825 EUR) for an individual or a group (not each member).

  • Publicity.

  • Assistance by art coordinators.

The call is open to emerging artists and art researchers in the visual arts who have clear motivation to work and research in Kyoto. Writers and cross-media artists are welcome to apply every year. Applicants must also organise a public programme for Kyoto citizens during the residency.

Deadline: 30 June 2020

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