Residency for media artists

08/07/17
Category: Nachrichten, Kunst- und Kulturaustausch  
Among the target audience are game creators. Photo: Sole Treadmill (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

Among the target audience are game creators. Photo: Sole Treadmill (CC BY 2.0) via Flickr

The 2018 Overseas Media Arts Creators residency programme invites emerging media artists to come to Tokyo to create new works. The programme is open to media arts practitioners (media art, video, game, animation, manga, etc.) aged 20–35 who have previously shown at international art festivals, film festivals, game shows, comic festivals, etc. The programme is part of the "Project to Support Nurturing of Media Arts Creators" organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan.

Whether the works are media art, videos, games, animations, or manga, during their stay the artists will be able to experience Japanese Media Arts culture, with an additional opportunity to meet with Japanese creators to discuss their works. The aim of this program is not only to support the creation of significant works, but also to stimulate cross-cultural dialogues through Media Arts.

The deadline for applications is 19 September 2017. The programme itself will run from 12 January to 12 March 2018.