Saturday, July 10, 2010

AIAV Residence Program — Call for Artists

WHAT: AIAV Residence Program — Call for Artists
WHERE: Mine City, Japan
WHEN: January 11 to March 21, 2011
DEADLINE: July 31, 2010
WHO: Artists everywhere, including Japanese artists

Akiyoshidai International Art Village has supported cultural and philosophical exchange among international artists through the artists in residence program since its inauguration in 1998. The aim of the Residence Support Program is to support young artists’ experimental artistic activities, crossing the borders of art disciplines and nationalities. The artists will be carefully selected by the Selection Committee of the Residence Program of Akiyoshidai International Art Village. We strongly hope that selected artists will actively communicate with local people in Yamaguchi, participate in different projects, including workshops, lectures, school visits and exhibitions.

Residency period: 11 January - 21 March, 2011

Number of artists accepted:
- 2 artists of any nationality living outside Japan
- 1 artist living in Japan or living abroad with Japanese nationality

- Travel expenses
- Accommodation at AIAV
- Studio
- Production expenses = 230,000 yen (individual) / 280,000 yen (group)
- Per diem = 2,800 yen × day
- Insurance

How to apply
Please download the guideline and application form from the AIAV website:
Please read the guideline carefully and fill in the application.

Applications should be addressed to:
Akiyoshidai International Art Village
Residence Program: trans_2010-2011
50 Akiyoshi, Shuho-cho,
Mine-shi, Yamaguchi
754-0511 JAPAN

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