Kyoto Art Center 2023 AiR for for Performing Arts

Kyoto Art Center 2023 AiR for for Performing Arts

Kyoto Art Center’s Artist-in-Residence Program offers support to emerging artists and art researchers

Kyoto Art Center’s Artist-in-Residence Program offers support to emerging artists and art researchers who wish to pursue creative activities in Kyoto. They switch between hosting visual artists and performing artists every year. In 2023, the program is open to Performing artists/researchers. The residency period is for a maximum of 3 months during the period of April 1st, 2023 to March 31st, 2024.

Eligibility:

• Emerging artists and art researchers based on performing arts who have clear motivations to work and research in Kyoto.
*Applications by writers and cross-media artists are welcome to apply every year.
• Applicants must:
- organize a public program for Kyoto citizens during the residency.
- communicate in English or Japanese

The residency covers:

• Accommodation during the residency period.
• A studio for production and research at Kyoto Art Center.
• Round-trip air ticket from a residential area to Kansai International Airport or Osaka International Airport.
• Production and research cost: JPY100,000 (including tax) for an individual or a group (not each member).
• Publicity
• Assistance by art coordinators.

Important notes:

• Artist fees and living expenses are not offered.
• Participants have to arrange the purchase and delivery of materials required for the production of works, rehearsals, and research.
• Participants must submit a report after the program.
• Please inform beforehand if you bring your assistants or family. Any supports indicated here are only applied to the participants of the program.
• Participants are responsible for any unexpected accidents or sickness. Buying travel insurance is strongly recommended.

Deadline for applying is 1 October 2022. Please send the filled-out application form in English or Japanese to [email protected] with the subject line “Application for AIR2023”.
Please do not directly attach the image and video files on your e-mail, but write down the URL in the application form.

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