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Call for participation: Australia House Residency Program 2017

NEWSPosted : January 31, 2017

Australia House is calling for participants for the Residency Program 2017.

Australia House was opened at the 5th Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale in 2012. It consists of accommodation and gallery spaces to enable artists in residence to stay, work, and exhibit as well as to facilitate community activities and exchanges between Australia and Japan.

This year, not only visual artists but also performance artists, writers, researchers, art educators and people of all art forms are encouraged to apply.

The program offers opportunities to stay at Australia House for up to three weeks and to experience the Echigo-Tsumari Art Field, its nature and life, and exchanges with the local people in Urada Village where the Australia House is located.


  • Schedule:
    Application deadline: 15 March 2017
    Announcement of the result of selection: End March 2017
  • Duration of residency:
    Period (1): Up to three weeks between 20 May and 15 June 2017
    Period (2): Up to three weeks between 1 July and 31 October 2017 (except for 9-18 Aug)
  • Number of applications:
    1 person or 1 group
    *Partner / family is permitted to accompany, but the total number of the residents is up to three.
  • Eligibility:
    Applicants must be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident.
  • Residency space:
    Australia House
  • Financial support: Yes

    For details, please see the application guidelines.
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