Open Call for Applications – Kyoto Art Center

Kyoto Art Center is proud to announce that they have two programs currently accepting applications.

Kyoto Art Center aims to be not only a venue for exchange and mutual stimulus among artists, but also for citizens to experience the abundance of arts. Established in April 2000 in a hope to promote arts in Kyoto in a comprehensive way by collaboration between the city of Kyoto, artists and other people related to art.

The center aims at supporting various artistic activities, providing information about arts, and promoting communication between the citizens and artists through arts.
Kyoto Art Center focuses on the following three points.

 

1) The Artist-in-Residence Program 2017 for Visual Arts

Kyoto Art Center’s Artist-in-Residence Program offers support to emerging artists and art researchers who wish to pursue creative activities in Kyoto. Kyoto Art Center’s call for applications from the artists/researchers in performing arts and visual arts alternately. In 2017, the program is open to the artists and researchers working in visual arts.

Eligibility

Support

Residency Period
Maximum 3 months from April 1st (Sat), 2017 − March 31st (Sat), 2018

Deadline: Thursday, 30 June 2016

Further Information
More details on this application call can be found on the Kyoto Art Center website here. (Link: http://www.kac.or.jp/eng/ )

 

2) Traditional Theater Training (T.T.T) invites artist, students, and researchers seeking profound knowledge of Japanese traditional performing arts to join this intensive programme.

Nationality, gender, and age are unimportant. You will be able to fulfill your curiosity about Japanese traditional performing arts by experiencing their rich skills and spirit through intensive, daily practice with masters in Kyoto, the traditional heart of Japan.

Requirements
Open to anybody (including researchers) actively involved with artistic forms of expression such as theater and dance. Participants should be able to commit to attending all scheduled sessions, from orientation to the final recital. Participants should have a strong desire to learn about traditional performing arts. Open to all nationalities, ages, and genders.

Capacity
24 participants total〈approximately 8 per class〉

Tuition:
General 70,000 yen, Student/Artist 50,000 yen
※ Veterans of previous T.T.T. will receive a discount.
(Tuition: General 50,000 yen, Student/Artist 40,000 yen)

Deadline: Thursday, 30 June 2016

Further Information
More details on this application call can be found on the Kyoto Art Center website here. (Link: http://www.kac.or.jp/eng/news/18211/ )