May 24, 2004

The International Research Center for the Arts (IRCA) calls for ambitious Fellows to

International Research Center for the Arts (IRCA)

Summary of Application Guideline for IRCA Fellow Program

Program Period

September 2004 – August 2005

Number of Fellows


Application Qualifications

-There are no restrictions based on nationality, age, occupation, gender, or genre.

-Not only individual, but also group (unit) participation is accepted.

-Applicants with an excellent track record as a professional artist are welcomed to apply.

-Applicants are expected to be willing to interact with KUAD students.

-Applicants must have the ability to speak either Japanese or English.

-Applicants should be in good health.

-Applicants are required to have sufficient budget for the following

-All purchases necessary for producing art works, air fare (including local transportation), food and all other

living expenses.(The availability of scholarships is to be established through consultation with committee

members at the second screening.)

-The costs for insurance (insurance against loss or damage, health insurance and general liability insurance, etc.)

-All costs concerning specific equipment and materials that are not available in the university, but necessary for production.

-All costs for a companion.

Conditions and Requirements

-To work on production mainly in the university

-To produce at least one work during the program

-To give a presentation of work(s) produced in the past at the program start

-To hold an exhibition of work(s) produced during the program at the program end

For further information, please visit

International Research Center for the Arts (IRCA)

Kyoto University of Art and Design (KUAD)

2-116 Uryuyama, Kitashirakawa,

Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8271 JAPAN

E-mail: [email protected]

*No inquiries by TEL and FAX.

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