03 Dec 2018

Ishibashi Foundation / The Japan Foundation Fellowship for Research on Japanese Art

Ishibashi Foundation / The Japan Foundation Fellowship for Research on Japanese Art program aims to support the development of professionals specializing in the study of Japanese art (the main target is contemporary Japanese art) by providing an opportunity for curators and researchers from abroad to conduct research in Japan, and by so doing, promote the study of the field and the introduction of Japanese art overseas.

This fellowship is implemented by the Japan Foundation with generous funding from the Ishibashi Foundation.

The research project related to Japanese art should have clear objectives and plans to achieve its goal. The project should necessitate travel to Japan in order to carry out research, gather materials, etc., intensively, over a short period of time. The main target area is contemporary Japanese art. Priority will be given to projects that include in its proposals, plans for research results to be shared widely among the overseas public through the implementation of exhibits or the publication of books.

Duration:

21 days to 59 days

The fellowship’s commencement date for the fiscal 2019-2020 must fall between May 20, 2019 and March 15, 2020.

Benefits:

(1) Round-trip airfare (discount economy-class [most direct and economical route])

(2) Stipend and other allowances

Application deadline: 3 December 2018

Results will be communicated in April 2019 - proposed timing of project research to be in line with this.

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