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Open Call for the Research Residency Program 2016

Research Residency Program 2016

 

TWS is calling for the “Research Residency Program”, aimed at both international and local creators who are willing to conduct research activities on arts and culture for new creation in the city of Tokyo.

 

Application Deadline: July 31, 2015

Target: This program is aimed at those creators
– who are willing to conduct research activities with their own theme(s) in the city of Tokyo.
– who practice in any of the following cultural/ artistic fields: visual art, music, sound art, performing art, architecture, design, and curation.

Accommodation: Tokyo Wonder Site Residency
http://www.tokyo-ws.org/english/residency/information.html

Residency Period/ Number of Creators:
Residency Period
(1) From the beginning of May, 2016 to the end of May, 2016 (one month)
(2) From the beginning of June, 2016 to the end of July, 2016 (two months)
(3) From the beginning of September, 2016 to the end of September, 2016 (one month)
(4) From the beginning of October, 2016 to the end of November, 2016 (two months)
(5) From the beginning of January, 2017 to the end of January, 2017 (one month)
(6) From the beginning of February, 2017 to the end of March, 2017 (two months)

Number of Creators (tentative)
2 – 4 creators for each period/ 20 creators in total are to be selected.

What TWS offers:
Self-contained single room and support for research activities.
*A twin room will be provided for creators applying as a duo.
*In principle, this program does not provide working studio for the participating creators.
*Any activities making big noise or vibration including playing musical instruments are not allowed in TWS Residency.

Application Outline and Application Package:
Please download the “Application Outline” and “Application Package” from the following URL:
http://www.tokyo-ws.org/english/application/2015/06/r0619E.shtml
*For Japanese applicants: Please use Japanese application form from the following URL:
http://www.tokyo-ws.org/application/2015/06/19J.shtml
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<Inquiries
Email: research2016@tokyo-ws.org
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Please feel free to contact us if you have any question regarding this program.
Thank you very much for your cooperation in advance.

Best wishes,
Yuko Suzuki
Fumiko Uchiyama
Ayumi Uno
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Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture
Tokyo Wonder Site

Tokyo Wonder Site Residency
Arts Kikukawa 501, 2-14-7 Tatekawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0023
TEL: +81-(0)3-5625-4433
FAX: +81-(0)3-5625-4434
http://www.tokyo-ws.org