This program aims to develop exchange residency programs with international partners, such as such as theaters, dance houses, festivals, artist-in-residence organizations, theater companies, dance companies, and grant-making organizations. The international partners are expected to invite Japanese artists to their residency program and to send artists to the Saison Foundation’s residency program.
AIR for Collaboration Projects
This program offers artistic development opportunities for collaboration projects between Japanese artists and overseas artists through artist-in-residence programs. Those who wish to start the collaboration projects with contemporary theater and dance communities in Japan are able to use Morishita Studio for rehearsals, workshops, or work-in-progress showings upon requests. Please obtain consent from Japanese collaborating artists before applying for this program.
This program aims to build up an international network for contemporary performing arts and to enhance mutual understanding, and gives opportunities for artists and arts managers to research the contemporary performing arts scene in Japan. The program supports research visits to Japan for those who are expected to play an important role in the international performing arts scene.
Timeframe for 2018 Awards
Saison AIR Partnership and AIR for Collaboration Projects offers residencies from June 1 to December 28, 2018 and from January 4 to March 31, 2019.
To apply for our Saison AIR Partnership and AIR for Collaboration Projects, please request an application form no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, 2017 (Japan Standard Time). For details, please see the following page.