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KIAC OPEN CALL for the Artist-In-Residence Program 2024/2025

KIAC OPEN CALL for the Artist-In-Residence Program 2024/2025
Deadline 2023.06.26
Results Available Date Around October 2023
Website KIAC OPEN CALL for the Artist-In-Residence Program 2024/2025 Website
More About Residency Kinosaki International Arts Center
Applications are now open for the 2024/2025 Artist-In-Residence program at the Kinosaki International Arts Center (KIAC), a creative residence facility centered on performing arts.
The "Artist-in-Residence Program" has two 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:
Duration From 1st April 2024 to 31st March 2025. Excluding one month of September 2024
Fields and Media Performance Art
Provided by Host (1) Free use of Kinosaki International Arts Center hall and studios. (2) Free use of the residence of up to 7 rooms. (3) Technical staff and coordinators will support the creation and research.
Costs Artists must cover all travel and living expenses and all production costs.
How to Apply Applicants are required to submit all of the items listed below by email (to by 17:00 Japan Standard Time on Monday, 26th June 2023. Please write in the subject line of the email “Application for the 2024 AIR program” and attach the following documents: (1) Application Form. (2) Performance review of past works or recommended comment (A4 size / any format).
Selection Procedure The Selection Committee (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 (Toyooka City) by printing the facility name and its logo on all promotional material. (3) Artists must agree to help promote Kinosaki International Arts Center by sharing photos, videos and information. (However, all rights related to the work created during their stay belong to the artists involved).