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KIAC OPEN CALL for the Artist-In-Residence Program 2022-2023

KIAC OPEN CALL for the Artist-In-Residence Program 2022-2023
Deadline 2021.06.20
Results Available Date Around September 2021
Website KIAC OPEN CALL for the Artist-In-Residence Program 2022-2023 Website
More About Residency Kinosaki International Arts Center
Applications are now open for the 2022-2023 Artist-In-Residence program at Kinosaki International Arts Center (KIAC), a creative residence facility centered on performing arts.
In April 2021, KIAC’s 8th year of operation, Reiko Shiga, a performing arts producer and care worker, was appointed as the new director, and Satoko Ichihara, a playwright, director, novelist and leader of the theater company Q, was appointed as the new artistic director.
The “Artist-in-Residence Program” has also established two new criteria, “Response to Society” and “Critical Creativity”, and will actively adopt and support artists and projects that critically examine the relationship between arts and the society in which we live. We are looking forward to receiving applications for projects that have the potential to present unprecedented value to society through collaboration with us.
Please take a look at the application guidelines below and give it your consideration.

To download the outline of the hall, studios and residence, please click on the following link
 Hall, studios and residence outline

To download the application form, please click on the following link:
 Application Form
Duration 1st April 2022 – 31st March 2023 (The period of about one month from late August to late September 2022 is excluded.)
Fields and Media Performance Art
Provided by Host 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.
How to Apply Applicants are required to submit all of the items listed below by email (to by 17:00 Japan Standard Time on Sunday, 20th June 2021. Please write in the subject line of the email “Application for the 2022 AIR program” and attach the following documents: 1.) Application Form 2.) Performance reviews of past works or recommended comments (A4 size / any format).
Selection Procedure The Selection Committees (4 outside experts and staff of Kinosaki International Arts Center) will screen all applicants. If needed, we may contact some of the applicants for an interview during the screening process.
Expected Outcome 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).