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Research Residency Program 2025|TOKAS Residency Programs


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

Art genresVisual arts/ Fine arts , Film / Video , Others



Tokyo Arts and Space Residency (TOKAS Residency)

Application period May. 21, 2024 (Tue.) - Jul. 2, 2024 (Tue.)
Description Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS), operated by a division of The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, offers artist-in-residence programs for international creators working in various creative fields to stay, engage in creation and conduct research activities.
TOKAS now calls for creators from various backgrounds and seek to actively exchange ideas while engaging in creative activities in Tokyo/Japan during their stay at TOKAS Residency.

"Research Residency Program" gives opportunities to conduct research on arts and culture in the city of Tokyo, targeting both international and local creators in the field of visual art, film, design, architecture, music, sound art, performing art and curation.
Number of Creators: 4
Disciplines: visual art, film, design, architecture, music, sound art, performing art and curation
Studio/workspace: None
Outcome Presentation in the Open Studio.

How to apply
Please download "Outline" and "Application Package" from below.
Residency location TOKAS Residency (2-14-7 Tatekawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo)
Residency period Residency Period: 6 to 12 weeks within the following residency periods:
① From the beginning of September, 2025 to the end of November, 2025
② From the beginning of January, 2026 to the end of March, 2026  
Qualification ① Has considerable experience in his/her specialized area of expertise and is expected to make good achievements in the near future
② Has sufficient ability to communicate in English with other residing creators and TOKAS staff for mutual understanding
③ Independent and capable of working and living on his/her own
④ Creators working as a duo are also eligible
⑤ Students are ineligible (except for Ph.D. candidates)
Pay by artists / Support for artists What TOKAS Residency offers: Living space (single room)
Selection process Selection stage: review with external juries in August, 2024
*The successful applicants will be informed of their final results individually by the end of September,
The final results will be announced through our website at the beginning of October, 2024.
*We do not respond to any individual inquiries on the selection process and result.
Contact Email:
*For inquiries not listed in the FAQ page on our website, please contact us by Email by June 11, 2024.
We will update the FAQ on our website after June 17, 2024. Please note that in principle, we cannot answer each inquiry individually