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Tokyo Wonder Site Aoyama, Creator-in-Residence Research Residence Program

Tokyo Wonder Site is calling for both international and Japanese creators who are planning to undergo cultural study or research based in Tokyo. Please apply to stay at Tokyo Wonder Site Aoyama Creator-in-Residence taking advantage of the Research Residence Program.

Please see the Outline, fill in Application Form (English or Japanese) and List of Reference  (English or Japanese) to apply.

Residency Period: February 1st (Fri.) 2008 through March 31st (Mon.) 2008
Details: Within the time period above, for a period of more than 30 days,

  creators will stay at the residence involved in studying and/or creating "Tokyo"  themed artwork.
* Other than guest rooms, Tokyo Wonder Site will not provide any studio space.

Number of Applications to be Accepted: Limited to a small number of creators.
1. Those applications accomplished in the fields of study and research, fine arts, performance arts, music and design as well as those who expect to be involved  in these fields in the future are eligible to stay at the residence.

2. Those planning to stay in Tokyo for the purpose of researching or creating cultures in "Tokyo" who are willing to contribute to exchanges and developing.

: Participants are required to submit a report on their accomplishments on the completion of their stay.

3. The creator should be independent and capable of working and living on his/her own.

4. The creator should be able to speak and understand basic Japanese or English.

5. Creators who able to abide by Tokyo Wonder Site regulations whilst using the facility during any stay.

Selection Process:
The residence selection committee will select those that may stay at the residence after reviewing and taking into consideration each applicant's achievements, abilities, character and reason for wanting to stay at the residence. Tokyo Wonder Site makes all final decisions regarding an applicant's schedule during their stay at the residence.

Deadline for Applications:
Applications must be postmarked no later than 2007 November 5 (Mon.).
* Please mail in application. Applications submitted by e-mail or fax will not be accepted.

Scheduled Selection Dates
•1st Selection stage: Applications will be reviewed by both the residence and an outside selection committee on Thursday November 15th (Thu.), 2007.
•2nd Selection stage: Final selections will made after deliberations by the residence selection committee near the end of November 2007. The applicants approved at the 1st Selection will undergo a final review at the residence selection committee, which will decide whether they may stay at the residence.

Generally, each applicant will be notified by e-mail of the selection results near the end of December.
*If you have not received notification by December 25th please contact Tokyo Wonder Site Aoyama Creator-in-Residence by telephone.
* We will not respond to individual inquires regarding results or the selection process.

Enquiries & Recommendations:
[Tokyo Wonder Site Aoyama Creator-in-Residence]

COSMOS Aoyama SOUTH 3F 5-53-67 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-000
TEL: 03-5766-3732 / FAX: 03-5766-3742
* We accept inquiries only by email.
* We will not respond to individual inquires regarding results or the selection process.