Sapporo Tenjinyama Art Studio > Remote Residency (Online)

Since 2014, Sapporo Tenjinyama Art Studio has run an artist in residence programme for visual artists in parallel with Sapporo International Art Festival. In 2021, in accordance with measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, the residency programme is accepting remote participation (online residency) where the physical presence of the overseas artists is not required.

The invited artists will conduct research on Sapporo/Hokkaido in collaboration with Sapporo Tenjinyama Art Studio, culminating in new works/projects. Depending on the progress of the works/projects, the end results will be presented in either Sapporo or Hokkaido during the final stage of the programme.

The residency will last 60 days from 31 August – 29 October 2021. Applicants must have a nationality other than Japanese and live in a country other than Japan. (Foreign artists living in Japan and Japanese artists living overseas are not eligible.)

Provided for the artists:

  • Coordination including interpretation and translation during the programme period.

  • 60 days studio and accommodation budget, up to 150,000 yen (~1150 EUR).

  • 300,000 yen (~2280 EUR) budget for 60 days living and activity expenses.

  • 100,000 yen (~760 EUR) budget for a part of the production.

  • Presentation of the end result budget, up to 100,000 yen (~760 EUR).

  • Interactive coaching from the selection committee.

  • Technical assistant for realising artworks/projects.

  • Specialised advice to manage own physical and mental health and prevent the spread of novel coronavirus infection.

Deadline: 25 June 2021

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