Disciplines 
Printmaking
Language 
Japanese, English
Founded 
2011
Duration 
Various, depends on each program
Paid by host 

In the partial support programs, some help is provided to cover travel costs. Read the programs' guidelines to know more.

Paid by artist 

Usually, the fee covers the expenses of the instructors, interpreters, printmaking materials, accommodation in a private room and a shared studio fee:

  • 2020 Mokuhanga Basic Training Program: Artists in this program pay JPY 365,376 (including consumption tax + PayPal handling fee) to the Organizer, of which JPY 91,344 must be paid as deposit by January 2020, and the balance will be charged prior to your arrival at the Residence by cash or PayPal.
  • 2020 Mokuhanga Advanced Program: Artists in this program pay JPY 365,376 (including consumption tax + PayPal handling fee) to the Organizer, of which JPY 91,344 must be paid as deposit by January 2020, and the balance will be charged prior to your arrival at the Residence by cash or PayPal. 
Application guidelines 
Deadline 
25/10/2019

Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory Artist-in-Residence Program

Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory Artist-in-Residence Program

Mi-Lab

Description 

Mokuhanga Innovation Laboratory (MI-LAB) Artist-in-Residence Program opened in 2012. It is designed for international artists, print teachers and printmakers who wish to learn Japanese mokuhanga printmaking techniques under Japanese teachers. The residency in provides an opportunity to experience the rich culture of Japan, where mokuhanga is an essential part of cultural history. 

Artist residents will experience mountain culture and traditional Japanese lifestyle with friendly local people, and will have an opportunity to share those experiences with other international artists.

There are several residential programs at MI-LAB. For programs guidleline and application can be download from here.

Accommodation Information 

20 ㎡ private room (Japanese tatami room). Kitchen and bathroom will be shared with the other artists.

Studio Information 

100 m2 shared studio (Japanese tatami room).

Technical Information 

Woodblocks, paper, water color ink and basic material (japanese carving knives, printing brushes and barens) will be provided as necessary for production during the program. Additional costs will be charged for extra materials.

Location 

The artists reside at MI-LAB Studio/Residence near Lake Kawaguchi on a foot of Mt. Fuji located at Fuji-Kawaguchiko-cho, Yamanashi-ken, Japan.

Address: 
401-0392
Yamanashi
Yamanashi-ken
4018 Katsuyama, Fuji-Kawaguchiko-cho, Minami-Tsuru-gun
Japan
Telephone 
+81 050-3304-9001
Fax 
81-33234-6789

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