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Details of 2017 International Artists-in-Residence Program in Aso

Applications for Artist in Aso 2017 are closed.

 

1. Background to implement this program

Aso is located in Kumamoto Prefecture, in the center of Kyushu, Japan. It is about 2 hours’ flight from Tokyo. 50,000 people live within one of the world's largest calderas, where there are 5 Aso mountains, including the active volcano called “Nakadake”.

Artist in ASO promotion VIDEO

Artist in Aso Executive Committee
Kumamoto Prefecture North Region Headquarters, Aso Promotion Bureau

Video production:Agrid

 

BIG NEWS!!

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Today, we are pleased to announce that there will be an artist in residence program this year from Sep.18-Oct.27, 2017.
Still, it will take years to be fully recovered from the damages by the last year’s Kumamoto Earthquakes, we have decided to have 40 days’ program this year. 
The application requirement & form will be uploaded within a week or so on our website.
http://asoart.com/
We wish you all the best and hope you will apply to our residency program.
Yours, very sincerely,
Artist In Aso Executive Committee

Notice Concerning the Suspension of the 2016 Artist-in-Residence Program

After careful consideration by the Artist in Aso Committee, it has been decided that this year’s (2016) artist-in-residence program will be cancelled due to the severe earthquakes that occurred in April, 2016.

 

Artist in Aso 2015 Final Event Report

Final event of Artist in Aso 2015 was held at Aso Folk School. Part of their work was exhibited at the venue and officials from Kumamoto prefecture participated and grand prix was held.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

〒 862 - 8570
Kumamoto City Chuo-ku, Suizenji 6 - chome 18 No. 1
Kumamoto Prefecture Cultural Planning World Heritage Promotion Division
Artists in Aso Executive Committee

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