The Institut français has launched its 29th Call for Applications for the 2021 ‘‘Villa Kujoyama” residency program. !!! Exented until february 9th 2021 !!!
Resident artists are asked to establish working relationships with the professional, academic, artistic and cultural environments of Kyoto, the Kansai region and the archipelago as a whole.
Villa Kujoyama offers three different program categories:
- Solo: A research project presented by a French or foreign applicant residing in France for at least five years.
- Team: A common project presented by two French or foreign applicants residing in France for at least five years.
- Duo: A common project presented by a French or foreign applicant residing in France for at least five years together with a Japanese applicant residing in Japan.
Built in 1992 by architect Kunio Kato on the Higashiyama mountain in Kyoto, the Villa Kujoyama is a place for interdisciplinary exchange and exists to strengthen intercultural dialogue between France and Japan. The Villa Kujoyama is an establishment of the Institut français of Japan. It is supported by the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation, which is its main sponsor, and the Institut français.
More particularly in 2021, the year of the France Season in Japan, residents of the Villa Kujoyama program may possibly be able to take part in the program’s events to be held in the Japanese archipelago, thus helping to give greater visibility to French contemporary creation