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Paradise Air: Longstay Residency Programme (Japan)

A street in Matsudo, Japan - mid-size tower blocks at either side of the road and lots of cabling overhead.

Paradise Air has held the Longstay Program under various themes and with different application requirements. The 10th edition of the program – under the theme ‘Puzzling Poly+Semy’ – is open to all people of all nationalities working in the arts field.

The application will take place in two phases, with a shortlist of finalists invited to create a ‘video letter’ in early 2023 and final selected artists invited for a residency of 70-90 days in Matsudo, Japan.

Selected finalists will receive a grant of ¥30,000 per group to support the production of their video letter.

Artists in residence receive:

  • Accommodation (Paradise Air).
  • Transportation for one round trip from the artist’s place of residence to Matsudo (while transportation for artists living in Japan is not limited to one round trip, a maximum limit applies for total transportation costs).
  • ¥200,000 for production costs per group.
  • Per diem: ¥3000 x number of days of residence, per group (cash).
  • Costs associated with equipment and transportation of artwork.
  • Arrangement of venues for the presentation of work and coordination of events.
  • Local support for daily life and production of work.
  • Arrangement of transportation to Matsudo and supply. information on current regulations for entering the country.
  • Costs associated with publicity.

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