Japan | ARCUS Research 2024 summer residency
ARCUS Project, approximately an hour from Tokyo, calls for applications from practitioners and professionals in art and other cultural fields for their ARCUS Research programme between 7 June and 8 August 2024.
ARCUS Research is a short-term and self-funded programme that offers an uninterrupted time and contemplative environment for creative experimentation, in-depth fieldwork, and research for practitioners and professionals in art and other cultural fields, including artists, curators, researchers, university educators, or writers.
The programme is scheduled twice a year, in the summer of 2024 and the winter of 2025.
Located around an hour from Tokyo and a half hour from Tsukuba City, known for hosting one of the largest accumulations of science and technology institutes in the world, ARCUS Research allows participants to come into contact with the contemporary art scene and leading research institutions, as well as devote themselves to their creative endeavours in a calm environment.
One-month residency: 1 to 3 participants for each period
- 7 June – 6 July 2024
- 10 July – 8 August 2024
Two-month residency: 1 to 3 participants
- 7 June – 8 August 2024
The applicant must:
- be a practitioner or other professional in a cultural and art-related field, including an artist, curator, researcher, or writer;
- not be enrolled at an educational institution during the program period unless a PhD programme; and
- have English-language ability proficient enough to communicate with staff.
Programme fees range from 270,000 JPY to 500,000 JPY.
Deadline: 1 December 2023