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Presentation(exhibition, performance, and open studio)Available

Grants and subsidies for travel expensesNot available

Grants and other financial supports/ Support by coordinators and art professionalsAvailable

Art genresVisual arts/ Fine arts , Performing arts , Craft / Applied arts , Film / Video , Others



Art Biotop Nasu

Application period Feb. 1, 2020 (Sat.) - Mar. 31, 2021 (Wed.)
Description Art Biotop has been engaged in various local revitalization efforts in order to provide opportunities for people to learn from the history and environment cultivated in the land and to feel proud of their natural environment, by making the best use of its geographical advantage.
We are committed to make further efforts to be the “biotope” of a new form of local culture promotion through provision of flexible, out-of-the-box ideas, cooperation with local communities, and active use of our broad network both inside and outside the country.
Residency location Art Biotop Nasu
Residency period 3 weeks- 1 month
Qualification Age limit: Yes (No minors allowed)
Pay by artists / Support for artists -Traveling expense: Not available
-Production fee: Available (Up to JPY20,000/month)
*Actual costs will be reimbursed with receipts.
-Living expense: Not available
* Accommodation (Art Biotop Nasu) is provided during residency free of charge.
* Pottery/glass studio facilities are partially available for use free of charge.
* Bicycles are available for rent free of charge as transportation during residency.
-Professional and staff support: Not available
* Daily life support is provided during residency.
-Opportunities for presentation/exhibitions: Available
* Exhibitions at affiliated facilities are planned.
-Publication and distribution of program report: Available
* Prepared on an annual basis
Selection process Selection by the AIR Program screening committee
Contact Art Biotop Nasu
2294-3 Michiue Takakuotsu Nasu-machi Nasu-gun Tochigi-ken, 325-0303 JAPAN
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