ARCUS Project 2018 IBARAKI > emerging artist in residence (Japan)

Artist-in-Residence Program of ARCUS Project which aims to support the artistic activities of emerging artists was launched in 1994 by Ibaraki Prefectural Government as its main organizer. In its 24 years history, ARCUS Project has invited 100 artists including pairs from 33 countries/regions, and supported their artistic projects and researches during the residence. A number of previous resident artists are now known as cutting-edge artists in the international art scene.

ARCUS Project Artist-in-Residence Program has focused on the “process” of activities. Therefore, the organisers are looking for a project which does not regard final presentation as a goal, but tries to conduct a site-specific research/project within a certain period of time. It is also expected that the research/project is open to public for sharing the process and collaboration.

The Applicant must: be an emerging artist engaged in contemporary visual arts or other related field,  be born on or after January 1, 1978,  have nationality of country other than Japan, have legal permission to enter Japan, not be enrolled in educational institution during the program period. *EXCEPTION: those who are in Ph.D. program are eligible, be in a state of good health and able to carry out daily activities on his/her own, have enough English skill to communicate with other artists and studio staff.

Apart from different forms of support (allowance, accommodation etc.), the travel expenses are covered.

Deadline: 27 April 2018

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