Open Call

Open Call for the International Creator Residency Program 2024 | Theme Projects

Tokyo Arts and Space

With Funding
Free / No Costs
Sumida-ku Tokyo, Japan


Those creators -who are willing to explore new creative activities in Tokyo. -who practice in any of the following cultural/ artistic fields: visual art, film, design, and architecture. -who reside outside of Japan. -who have 5 years or more of experience in their specialized area of expertise. -who have sufficient ability to communicate in English with other residing creators and TOKAS staff for mutual understanding. -who are independent and capable of working and living on their own. *Creators working as a duo are also eligible. (A duo consisting of at least one creator residing outside of Japan is eligible.) *Students are ineligible (except for Ph.D. candidates.)

Number of Participants



Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


May 01, 2024 - July 31, 2024


  • ¥300,000 material budget (one-time)
  • ¥3,500 stipend (daily)


Conference Rooms, Library, Shared Studio


Kitchen, Private Bathroom, Private Room


No meals

Public Programs

Discussion, Open Studios


Architecture, Conceptual Art, Design, Drawing, Film, Installation, Interdiscplinary Arts, Moving Image, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Public Art, Sculpture, Sound Art, Video Art, Visual Arts


English, Japanese

Program Description

This program, operated by Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS), the division of The Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, invites two international creators who would engage in creative activities based on the theme "Beyond Divisions." Together with two creators of "Local Creator Residency Program," the 4 creators who work on the theme will seek to actively exchange ideas on the cultural differences in thoughts, recognitions, actions and languages, while working independently on their own projects. Residency Period: 3 months in the following periods: From the beginning of May to the end of July, 2024 Outcome: Presentation in the Open Studio, and Result Exhibition planned to be held at TOKAS Hongo in 2025. How to apply: Please download "Outline" and "Application Package" from below. More information is available in the above website.

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