Open calls Summer 2014

Over the summer, quite a few artist-in-residence programmes are open for applications. In need for an overview ?

Check out the ones we know about, as well as a review of other platforms where you can find artist-in-residence open calls.

Regional Artist in Residence Knowledge

DutchCulture | TransArtists collaborates with other cultural knowledge centers elsewhere, which offer an overview of artist-in-residence opportunities in their own region, including, Italy | AIR_J, Japan | Arts Residency Network, Taiwan | Artmotile, Spain|, Switzerland | Alliance of Artists' Communities, United States...

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Some residencies do not work with application deadlines, but rather accept artists' proposals all year long. Make sure to check this listing from time to time!

Kashima 2014: funded residency in Beppu, Japan. Deadline: 29 July.

On the theme "FANTASTIC, MAGIC, WONDERFUL BEPPU!", the NPO BEPPU Project is now calling for artists from all over the world to participate to its artist-in-residence program. During the residence time, following this invocation-like theme and from inspirations born in Beppu, artists will make new artworks created specially for this unique place.

BEPPU Project is looking for artists working in visual arts, mixed media and digital arts primarily.

Welcome! is the platform stimulating and strengthening artists' mobility in the Netherlands and internationally. It combines and shares expertise and offers tools and services on artist-in-residence programs and related issues. At you find all about facts, use and value of international AiR programs as well as other cultural opportunities for artists to stay and work elsewhere. 

Tokyo Wonder Site Open Call for the 3-month International Creator Residency Program

Tokyo Wonder Site is now calling for international creators who can perform new creative activities during their programs at TWS Residency for three months, from beginning January to end of March 2015. Deadline: 31 July.

JAPIC artist-in-residence programme for young animation artists: 70 days in Tokyo in 2015

This project, organised by the Agency for Cultural Affairs (Bunka-cho / Government of Japan), is a fully-funded artist in residence program which aims to provide three outstanding young animation artists (between 20 and 35) from around the world with an opportunity to come to Tokyo and create new works while directly interacting with Japanese animation culture. In doing so, they aim to promote both the creation of excellent works of animation and a better understanding of Japanese culture. Deadline: 10 September

Akiyoshidai International Art Village (Japan) trans_2014-2015 | 2-month funded residency in Jan-March 2015

Akiyoshidai International Art Village (AIAV) currently offers fully funded international program called “Residence Support Program”, for artists of all disciplines. AIAV is located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. Residency period: 16 January (Fri) – 11 March (Wed), 2015 [55 days]. Deadline: 31 July.

Phynance residency: 4 months & exhibition in London

In partnership with the Barry Flanagan Foundation, Flat Time House is accepting applications for an artist's residency to begin in November 2014. FTHo, the former home and studio of the artist John Latham, which he designated a 'living sculpture', will operate as a base for interrogating sculpture as a subject of research, rather than a static artform or medium. The residency is fully funded (more information in the article). Deadline: 24 August.