Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS), operated by a division of The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, offers artist-in-residence programmes for international creators working in various creative fields to stay, engage in creation, and conduct research activities in Tokyo. It also provides creators with the opportunities to exchange creative ideas and to present outcomes of their residency at TOKAS-organised events, such as the Open Studio.
Applications are currently open for TOKAS’s International Creator Residency Programme, targeted at individual creators working in visual arts, film, design and architecture.
Residencies last three months, taking place May – July 2023 and January – March 2024. TOKAS offers:
- Round-trip airfare.
- Per diem for living expenses (JPY 3500 / ~30 EUR).
- A fee for creative work/project (JPY 300,000 / 2550 EUR).
- Living space (single room) and a studio/workspace (shared studio).
Applicants should reside outside of Japan and have 5 years or more of experience in their specialised area of expertise. Both individuals and duo creators can apply.