Call for Applications
Come and Join Us!
Deadline: Ongoing throughout 2017- *Please enquire for further details
With the opening of this new space we are pleased to inform you of an open call for “studio residents” interested to deepen their practice and research, extend their vision, engage in collaboration, evolve new ideas and develop something longer term in Tokyo with a sense of affinity to the concept above.
Location: A two story house (A section 1F for studio resident. 2F living quarters of the owner.
Access: 15 minutes walk from Sengawa Station on the Keio line. (18 minutes from Shinjuku to Sengawa on the Keio Rapid Train)
Facilities: 1F – tatami mat bedroom, combined event space/studio space/living space Shared kitchen and bathroom
Other: Coordinators’ office(2F), Tea room(2F), owner’s room(2F)
*The 1F is shared with the owner. 2F is for the private use of the owner
Further details – The space overlooks allotments and a small woodland.
The local area is also home to a theater, music hall, art museum, various galleries, universities and educational facilities
Residence Period: From 2017 January- (minimum 2 months – maximum 6 months) Subject to negotiation depending upon the project proposal.
Residence Fee: 100,000yen/ per month + utility fee – Travel and daily expenses are to be covered by the resident themselves. Includes coordination support 1-2 days a week. The owner also lives on the 2F and may be able to regularly consult with the resident and offer simple translation.
●Artists, curators, researchers, craftspeople, entrepreneurs, professionals of all fields with no restriction on genre, age or nationality (e.g.. art, music, performing arts, traditional arts, architecture, cuisine, literature, sociology, mathematics, biology etc.)
● A creative who is active internationally with a long term view to developing new practices and ideas
●An interest to join in collaboration and the wish to work specifically in Tokyo.
●Someone who is comfortable with visitors coming and going in the open event/studio/living space, and not too concerned about absolute privacy of their room
How to apply: Please download the application form here and send to the email address indicated. Applications will be reviewed after the deadline and applicants may be asked to join in an interview via skype. Applicants will be informed of the result within 1 month following the deadline.
Further details: Coordination support in research, organizing and production is also available. Working language English and Japanese.
Residents in this program are expected to be independent, actively pursuing their research upon their own resources. co・iki does try to help as much as possible, offering coordination support of approximately 1-2 days a week, and with the director in residence participants don’t have to call far if they need a hand with something.
The co ・ iki team also provide a coordination service for creative professionals beyond the residence program. If you are visiting Japan with a particular project in mind but need help in realizing it please feel free to contact us. These services are subject to a separate charge.
● Professional Introductions – do you need to be put in touch with other professionals in the
field? We can contact key persons and make appointments for you to make your trip as
efficient as possible.
● Translation – we are open to consultation on the translation of various documents
● Interview Support – Do you plan to hold interviews or meetings but are worried about the language barrier? We can provide simple interpretation services in the key creative fields.
● Research Assistance – We can also provide assistance in collating resources and connecting you with people, places and documents for your research.
＜Document Production＞ *Option
A small pamphlet will be made as a document of the work and stay of each resident on the completion of their residency, with copies sent on to their forwarding address. * This is an optional service available at extra cost.