14 Jun 2010

Japan: artists residency database launched



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The Japan Foundation launches AIR_J, a new website with information on Artist-in-Residence programmes across Japan in both Japanese and English.

Artist-in-Residence (AIR) is a short-term residence program to support creative activities of artists, creators, and scholars. AIR_J website provides information on AIR programs in Japan, such as the outline, achievements, and application requirement of each program, to those living abroad who are interested in AIR programs and culture of Japan. It also offers the cross-searchable database of AIR programs, FAQ, interviews and essays to update the user with the latest information of AIR programs in Japan and abroad.

Check out the latest deadlines for artists' residency opportunities in Japan and read about the experiences of artists.

AIR_J Online Database of Artist-In-Residence Programs in Japan