Visual Arts Curating
English, Japanese
30-90 days
Paid by host 
  • For the funded program, travel, living expenses, travel insurance, and cost of the exchange program will be covered by FAAM.
  • For the non-funded support program, studio/office space and project support will be provided.
Paid by artist 

For the non-funded support program: Travel, accommodation, living expenses, creation/research cost etc. needs to be covered by the applicant. Successful candidates must provide financial document e.g. bank statement and must purchase travel insurance.

Application guidelines 

The artist must be based in and holds a nationality of one of the following countries or regions: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.

The researcher/curator must research modern and contemporary Asian art. Open to all nationalities.

  • Applicant must have a degree of experience in their field and demonstrate their potential for future advancement in their own field.
  • Applicant must have sufficient proficiency in Japanese or English to communicate with the people and to carry out their proposed project.
  • Applicant must be in good health and should not require any special medical attention.

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum

Artists and Researchers in Residence Program


Fukuoka Asian Art Museum opened in 1999, as part of the city's progressive strategy for cultivating cultural network with Asian countries. Through artistic activities of invited artists from designated Asian countries, the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum provides opportunities for both the artists and the local community to experience unique artistic collaborations. FAAM believes these opportunities will result in widening and deepening further understanding of Asia and its cultural possibilities. Fukuoka Asian Art Museum runs two residency programs annually:

  • Artist in Residence Program: Fully funded residency for 1-3 Asian artists.
  • Support Program for visiting artist and researcher/curator: Non-funded residency for a limited number of artists and researchers/curators.

Participating artists and researchers/curators are expected to take part in art exchange program such as talks/presentations while at the residency. They also have the opportunity to organize events and/or exhibitions to share their accomplishment.

Accommodation Information 
  • For the funded program, the accommodation will be arranged and paid by FAAM.
  • For the non-funded support program, the accommodation needs to be paid by the applicants.

Located in the central Fukuoka, which is less than 15 min from international airport by subway. The museum is located on the 8th floor of a commercial building. Public transport: Nakasu Kawabata Station on the Fukuoka City Subway Line is located on the B1 of the building.

7 & 8 th floor reverian Center Building, 3-1 Shimokawabata-machi,

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