Residency programme: Media Arts in Japan

The Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan invites media arts creators aged 20 to 35 years to apply for a residency program in Japan. Young media artists will travel to Tokyo and create new works while directly interacting with Japanese creators.

The program will take place either from 1st December 2016 to 10th March 2017 or 20th January 2017 to 10th January 2017 and will feature training, events, and visits to educational institutions.

Candidates must be able to speak either English or Japanese and have had one of their works selected at an international art festival, film festival, game show, comic festival or similar event.

Selected participants will receive travel expenses, lodging, office space and a living allowance.

The closing date for applications is 19 August 2016.

Interested artists must fill in the application form online

Attached below is the consent form and application guide:

Residency Program for Overseas Media Arts Creators 2016 Application Guideconsent_form_2016

For more information please contact Ms Kentse Moleli on 012 441 3122,



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