AIR_J is a Website dedicated to disseminating information about Artist in Residence programs 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 researchers. AIR_J website provides information on AIR programs in Japan, such as the outline, 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.
Organized by Kyoto City, Kyoto Art Center
History of AIR_J website
|1993 – 1994||The Japan Foundation organized “Artist-in-Residence Study Group” to make an extensive research on about 150 AIR organizations and institutions in Japan and abroad.|
|1995||“Report of Artist-in-Residence Study Group” published. (Publisher: the Japan Foundation)|
|2001||The bilingual database website AIR-JAPAN launched.|
|2006||The website AIR-JAPAN updated and relaunched.|
|2010||New website AIR_J including a search engine launched.|
|2019||Administrator has been transferred to Kyoto Art Center from the Japan Foundation.|
|2020||The website AIR_J updated and relaunched.|
Please contact to Kyoto Art Center AIR_J office regarding AIR_J website, or Artist-in-Residence in Japan.
Kyoto Art Center AIR_J office
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