Saison Artist in Residence (Japan): Open Call for Visiting Fellows 2022


Taiteilija tai tuottaja: hae Visiting Fellow -residenssiin Japaniin! Residenssiperiodit 3.10. – 28.12. sekä 6.1. – 19.2. DEADLINE 30.6.

– For Contemporary Theater and Dance –

Saison Artist in Residence Visiting Fellow aims to build up an international network for contemporary performing arts and to enhance mutual understanding, and gives opportunities for artists and arts managers to research the contemporary performing arts scene in Japan. The program supports research visits to Japan for those who are expected to play an important role in the international performing arts scene.

Saison Artist in Residence  Visiting Fellow offers the following support:
– Research Residency for Artists
– Research Residency for Arts Managers

Residency period: October 3 to December 28, 2022, and January 6 to February 19, 2023

Grant: one round-trip Economy-class ticket up to 200,000 yen and/or living expenses (4,000 yen per day excluding the days of arrival and departure) and/or research & activities costs (up to 5,000 yen per day excluding the days of arrival and departure) for each artist and arts managers as applicants who meet the requirements outlined in the application guidelines

Residents: two artists and one arts manager will be selected for  Visiting Fellows 2022

Application deadlines: Thursday, 30 June 2022
* Please download the application form by Monday, 27 June 2022

For details, please see the following program guidelines.

The Saison Foundation is a grant-making foundation established in July 1987 that supports projects and activities related to contemporary Japanese theater and dance. In order to increase the visibility of contemporary Japanese performing arts on a worldwide level, The Saison Foundation awards grants and priority use of its rehearsal/workshop and residence facilities at Morishita Studio in Tokyo. Morishita Studio, owned by The Saison Foundation, has four studios and three guest rooms (accommodation). Our grantees are able to rent the studio for rehearsals, workshops, creative work, work-in-progress showings, residencies, etc., at reasonable rates.