KIAC: Artist-in-Residence program (Japan)

ILMOITTAJA: KINOSAKI INTERNATIONAL ARTS CENTER
2.6.2020

KIAC is currently taking applications for the 2021-2022 Artist-In-Residence program.

Application deadline: 14 June, 2020.

Application details
Intended program period: 1st April 2021 – 31st March 2022

Eligible projects
The following two points are necessary application requirements:
・The project should be focused on contemporary performing arts.
In addition to artistic activities and research, it is possible for art-related personalities to hold events such as lectures and symposiums.
・The project should be realizable (artists must provide results of past activities, production and budget plans, schedules and any other document that can certify the project can be appropriately managed and carried out effectively.
*Whether artists choose to have a public performance or not does not affect the selection process.

Support
Kinosaki International Arts Center will support the artists with providing space for creation and accommodation as follows:
1.) Free use of Kinosaki International Arts Center hall and studios.
2.) Free use of the residence that can welcome up to 22 guests.
*As a general rule, fees related to the cost of advertising and promotion, personnel expenses for all the staff involved in the production, transportation to Kinosaki, etc. must be covered by the applicant.

Application Requirements
1.) Individual artists or group of artists can stay at Kinosaki International Arts Center for their artistic activities for a minimum of three days to a maximum of three months.
2.) Artists are required to be able to speak and understand basic Japanese or English. If they don’t, artists should hire an interpreter at their own expense.
3.) Artists are required to be independent and capable of working and living on their own doing their laundry, cooking, cleaning, etc. If they can’t, artists should hire a helper at their own expense.
4.) Artists are expected to be willing to communicate with the locals and tourists through the Local Community Exchange Program. (See details below)
5.) Artists must follow the rules and regulations of Kinosaki International Arts Center. In case of any violation, artists will have to pay a penalty.
6.) Artists must cover all travel and living expenses and all production costs.

Expectations upon acceptance
1.) During their stay, artists must be involved in the Local Community Exchange Program by organizing activities that will encourage creative exchange with the locals and tourists.
2.) When presenting a piece of work that has been created at KIAC, artists must credit Kinosaki International Arts Center by printing the facility name and its logo on all promotional material.
3.) Artists must agree to help promoting Kinosaki International Art Center by sharing photos, videos and information. (However, all rights related to the work created during their stay belong to the artists involved).

Application
How to apply
Applicants are required to submit all of the items listed below by email (to air@kiac.jp) by 17:00 Japan Standard Time on Sunday, June 14, 2020. Please write in the subject line of the email “Application for the 2021 AIR program” and attach the following documents:
1.) Application Form
http://kiac.jp/wp/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ApplicationForm2021_ENG.docx

More information: http://kiac.jp/jp/post/6285