Koganecho Artist in Residence 2017
One-year Residency Program Application Form

 Application is open for artists to use studios in Koganecho for a year. We are looking for creative individuals working in artistic fields such as craftwork, design, architecture, photography and more.
1.Number of artists and creators
9 creators
2.Requirements
  • a) Artist is currently active (※in any genre)
  • b) Artist is self-sufficient in all areas of their work, including everyday life
  • c) Artist is understands the goal of our organization and the purpose of our Artist-in-Residence program
  • d) Artist makes interim presentation** at least once in his/her residency period.
  • e) Artist holds workshop or opens studio to the public at least 3times in his/her residency period during the monthly art event Nokisaki Art Fair held every second Sunday of the month, to interact with local residents
  • f) Artist exhibits the deliverable he or she has worked on during the residency period***, and is responsible for building and breaking down the deliverable during exhibition
  • g) Artist attends meetings held every third Thursday of the month**** during residency period
  • h) Artist is able to pay the monthly studio rent
  • i) Artist is in good health condition
  • J) Artist fulfills the terms of agreement regarding the use of studio
  • k) Artist is able to communicate in either English or Japanese
  • l) Artist should get his/her visa by him/her self
  • **The interim presentation will be held in September 2017
  • ***The exhibition will be held in March 2018
  • ****There's a possibility that date may be changed
  • ※Studios is available for active use, but not for storage
3.Residency Period
July 2017 - March 31st 2018

※Depending on the project proposals, the actual period of residency is flexible

4.How to Apply

Download and fill out the Application Form (forms 1-3) available from our website(http://www.koganecho.net/air/) and apply via email.
※Make sure the Application Form is completed (forms 1-3)

【Documents】
①Application Form(forms1-3)
②Portfolio as a PDF data (Maximum 10 pages)

※Date up to 25MB in capacity may be accepted by E-mail. For application lager than capacity, use a file delivery service or upload the files to your own server and send us a link.
Video works should be uploaded on YouTube, Vimeo or your own server.

5.Submission Deadline ※to be strictly observed
May 31st, 2017
6.Email Address

NPO Koganecho Area Management Center
info@koganecho.net

7.Notification of Results

Results of the application will be notified by email upon review.

  • 【Selection Committee(in syllabify order)】
  • Taro Amano (Chief Curator, Program Directore, Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino)
  • Shigekazu Ichinose (NPO Chief Director / Representative, HatsuKoi Shop Association)
  • Fumitoshi Ogushi (NPO Vice Chief Director)
  • Nobuharu Suzuki (NPO Vice Chief Director /Associate Prof., Yokohama City University)
  • Yasutoshi Taniguchi (NPO Vice Chief Director)
  • Shingo Yamano (NPO Office Director / Director, Koganecho Bazaar)
8.Contact

NPO Koganecho Area Management Center
E-mail:info@koganecho.net
TEL:+81-(0)45-261-5467
FAX:+81-(0)45-325-7222
WEBSITE:http://www.koganecho.net