TOKAS AIR program provides creators with periods of residence at TOKAS Residency to engage in creation of works or research activities. It also conducts a program of bilateral exchange with its affiliated overseas organizations, under which TOKAS sends Japanese artists on overseas residencies and receives foreign artists sent by these organizations.
Furthermore, TOKAS promotes exchange between the artists in residence and between the artists and people involved in its residency programs, etc., through meetings and the OPEN STUDIO program designed to introduce creative activities of the artists in residence.
In these ways, TOKAS strives to be a hub where a diverse range of artists and creators can meet and engage in creative communication.
Tokyo Arts and Space (TOKAS) is an arts center dedicated to the creation and promotion of contemporary artistic expression from Tokyo, and supports a wide spectrum of artistic activities including crossover and experimental projects. Established in 2001 as Tokyo Wonder Site (TWS), an initiative for the support and nurturing of young artists, it was renamed Tokyo Arts and Space in 2017.
With its mission to provide ongoing support for emerging and mid-career artists, promote creative international cultural exchange and offer support for cutting-edge and experimental creative projects, TOKAS is implementing a variety of programs including presenting works by young creators, themed exhibitions, performances and open call contests, as well as operating artists-in-residence programs for international and local creators in Japan working in a variety of fields.
- Part of a Governmental Institution
- Months: 1 – 3
- Visual Art
- New Media
- Private accommodation
- Shared studio / workplace
- Promotional services