Studio Kura

0081 92-325-1773
mail@studiokura.info
Name of Residency: Studio Kura Artist in Residence Program

A small artist-run residence program in a rural environment just 45 minutes away from one of the largest Japanese cities. The host wish that the resident artist will enjoy engaging with the unique community and environment. Japanese is not required.

Residency Programme since: 2007
Description of Organisation:

Studio Kura is a company devoted to art. Our activities include art lessons and workshops for children as well as for adults, and organizing art events such as the biennal Itoshima International Art Festival.

Organisation founded in: 2009
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Artist-Run
Working Languages:
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
Presentation of artists’ work: Exhibition at end of residency
Duration of residency:
  • Months: 1 – 3
Number of studios: 4
Number of artists in residence at one time: N/A
Studio type and size: Private studio
Accommodation type:
Shared Apartment
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Kitchen
  • Internet
  • Office
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: No
Companions Allowed:
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Application process: Digital application
    If yes, what is the amount of the fund? (in your local currency): Artists are encouraged to apply for funding. We will issue an invitation letter and help as possible.
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Expenses paid by the organisation:
    • Accommodation
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • Exhibition
    • Public talk
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Exhibition
    Selection process: By curator
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: Fukuoka Airport (1 hour by train)
    Nearest Train Station: JR Ikisan Station (3 minutes by car)
    How to reach by plane: 1. Let us know when you will be arriving.2. Fly to Fukuoka Airport (FUK).3. Ride the Fukuoka City Subway Kuko Line heading to Meinohama, which connects directly with JR Chikuhi Line.4. Arrive at JR Ikisan Station.5. Call us to get a ride to the studio.
    How to reach by train: 1. Let us know when you will be arriving.2. Ride the Shinkansen bullet train to Hakata Station (Fukuoka).3. Ride the Fukuoka City Subway Kuko Line heading to Meinohama, which connects directly with JR Chikuhi Line.4. Arrive at JR Ikisan Station.5. Call us to get a ride to the studio.
    How to reach by car: 1. Look “”Studio Kura”” up on your favorite map and get directions for the place you are coming from.2. Check your route with us.
    Street & Number: Nijomasue 586
    Postal Code: 819-1613
    City: Itoshima, Fukuoka Prefecture
    Nijomasue 586
    Itoshima, Fukuoka Prefecture 819-1613 JPN
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