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Arts Initiative Tokyo


AIT host artists and curators for one to three month residencies in Tokyo. We have a two storey converted Japanese 'kura' or store-house in Yukigaya, Tokyo where residents can stay. When more than one person is resident, we rent apartments in central Tokyo.

Our residency is funded through partnerships with arts organisations and foundations in Japan and abroad.

Please note that we do not accept direct applications for residency. 

Those interested can try applying to the relevant partners listed below, if one is eligible.

FONDS BKVB (The Netherlands)
IASPIS (Sweden)
The Backers Foundation (Japan)
Ishibashi Foundation (Japan)
Mercedes-Benz Japan Co., Ltd.
Agency of Cultural Affairs [Bunkacho] (Japan)
*Note: Our partnership with Frame Visual Art Finland (The former "FRAME") has terminated in year 2012.


Tokyo: Japan

Contact Information

Twin Bldg. Daikanyama B-403, 30-8 Sarugaku-cho
Tokyo, 150-0033
Tel: 03-5489-7277