ARCUS Project’s artist-in-residence program provides opportunities for emerging artists in the field of contemporary art to cultivate their artistic creativity and vision.
The program particularly emphasizes research-based practices and presents the initial results of these processes at open studios. A 100 days artist-in-residency program in Ibaraki, Japan.
The participants receive stipends (630,000 JPY), airfare, a private studio, an apartment, etc.
Located around an hour from Tokyo, a residency at ARCUS Studio allows participants in the program to come into contact with the contemporary art scene in Japan as well as devote themselves to their creative endeavors in a calm environment while interacting with the local community. Through the support the program offers from its dedicated team of coordinators and regular tutorials with a curator, artists are able to search for and explore approaches in their practices and undertake new challenges in their artistic expression.
The program has a total of three individuals/groups staying at one time (one Japanese national and two non-Japanese nationals).
The applicant must:
- be an emerging artist engaged in contemporary visual arts or other related fields.
- possess a nationality other than Japanese.
- be resident outside Japan and able to enter Japan legally.
- not be enrolled at an educational institution during the program period unless it is a PhD program.
- be in a state of good health and able to carry out daily activities on his/her own.
- have an English-language ability proficient enough to communicate with other artists and staff.
The application fee is 3,000 JPY.
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