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Center for Contemporary Art and Peace Winds Japan: Islands Travel Scholarship 2024–2025 (Japan)

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CCA Islands offers CCA Travel Scholarship for emerging artists, curators, architects, designers and those who aim to be a professional in various areas of contemporary art and culture, to pursue their research and creative activities in Japan.

Center for Contemporary Art (CCA) and Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) launched the art platform CCA Islands based on the venues of two islands in Japan – Toyoshima (Seto) and Ishigaki (Okinawa). Based on the concept ‘Art supports artists and saves lives’, the project brings together contemporary art and humanitarian assistance to create new synergies.

The recipients for the CCA Travel Scholarship are expected to stay in Japan between 1 September 2024 and 31 March 2025: the minimum length of stay is four weeks and maximum length of stay is eight weeks. By the end of their stay, the recipients are required to report the result of their research. Preference will be given to applicants under 35 years of age.

The scholarship offers research expenses of 200,000 JPY and covers one return transportation fare (only to/from Japan). In the case of residing in Japan, transportation expenses for one round trip between the two locations in Japan is provided.


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