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Katsurao AIR

Objective Katsurao AIR is an artist in residence program held in the village of Katsurao in Fukushima Prefecture, focused on uncovering and promoting local resources through inviting artists to practice in the local community.
With the projects and PR work undertaken by the artists as a catalyst to increase visitors to the village and build human connections, this program aspires to foster the diverse perspectives that art can bring to this region, transcending our different circumstances to explore new ways to be in community.
Organization activities -Artists-in-residence program
-Exhibitions, symposia, workshops and other events, planned separately from the residency program
-Information service on arts and culture through publication and website
Founded in 2022
Background In 2021, Katsurao Village, Fukushima Prefecture, began a project as part of the "Artist Migration and Settlement Promotion Project"; in 2022, began art activities as Katsurao Collective; in April 2022, began Katsurao AIR as a residency project using Katsurao Junior High School (currently closed) as a studio.
Location / Environment Katsurao Village is located on the inland side of Futaba, Fukushima, Japan. Based in the Katsurao Village Junior High School building.
Contact Katsurao Collective
Katsurao Collective office, 14-2 Suganomata, Ochiai, Katsurao, Futaba, Fukusima
979-1602 Japan

Facility information

Studio informationAvailable

The art room and music room on the third floor of the Katsurao Junior High School building.


Presentation spaceAvailable


By bus: From "Funehiki station",take the Katsurao Line, ride on "Funehiki station" Get off "Nishinouchi" (approximately 50 minutes); the office is 5-minute walk

Open calls

Currently there is no program available for application.