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30 Sep 2014

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum residencies 2015

fukuoka asian art museumThe Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (FAAM) residency programme open call is aimed at artists and researchers/curators from 21 countries/region in Asia. Selected artists and researchers will be invited to Fukuoka, Japan in 2015.

The program will place even more importance on "exchange" with the museum visitors and local community through a creative channel of art.

Number of Participants to be Selected:

  • 4 artists (1st and 2nd period)

  • 2 researchers/curators (3rd period)

Countries/ Region Applicable [eligible applicants]:

  • Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Residency Periods:

  • 1st period: 20 May to 28 July 2015 (70 days)
    2nd period: 16 September to 24 November 2015 (70 days)
    3rd period: 13 January to 22 March 2016 (42 days max in this period)

Applications are Accepted up to: 30 September 2014

Please refer to the application guidelines for artists and curators for further information.

In 2013, four artists from Thailand, Singapore, Mongolia and India and two researcher/curators from Korea and China were selected for the program - read about them here

Asian artists and researchers are invited to participate in the Residence Program to engage in interactive activities with people in Fukuoka. They present various Art Exchange Programs such as open studios, workshops, performances and lectures.

Due to its geographical and historical characteristics, Fukuoka City has served as a gateway to continental Asian culture since ancient times. Today it has assumed a new role, that of a key interactive city for Asia. Fukuoka Asian Art Museum opened in 1999, as a part of the city’s progressive strategy for interaction with different Asian cultures. Ever since its opening, it has attracted strong interest not only in Japan but other Asian and worldwide countries by presenting the following activities.

The Fukuoka Asian Art Museum is the only museum in the world that systematically collects and exhibits Asian modern and contemporary art.