AIR Z / ART NPO ZERODATE

General information

Organisation founded in

2006

Brief description of residency program

We have been developing the art festival and art programs at Odate city in Akita prefecture every year since 2007, such as in vacant store of shopping district and in natural rich suburbs.

Many of the artists for the art festival will stay in the city every year, also we have conducted long-term residency program from 2012 to 2014.

In Akita prefecture, there are delicious food, Japanese sake, rich nature and a lot of hot springs. They rooted in people’s lives as of course, unique culture that is inherited from the old days remains.

We welcome such an artist, a curator, a reseacher and a student, also accept short-term stay. Please feel free to contact us.

Residency program since

2006

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Dance
  • Theatre
  • Performing Arts
  • Textile Art
  • Music
  • Educational Programmes
  • New Media
  • Curatorial
  • Film Making
  • Architecture
  • Socially Engaged Art, Art project
Type of organisation
  • Artist-Run
  • Independent Association/Foundation
  • Other

civic activity of arts and culture

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 1 week
Number of artists resident at one time

5

Companions allowed
  • Children
  • Partners
  • Pets
  • Other
Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Housing
  • Supplies
  • Food
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Leading Workshop or Class
  • Exhibition
Application who/how

Application by Mail

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Arranged on a case-by-case basis

Description of residency

Setting

Rural

Resources
  • Internet Connection
  • Office
  • Kitchen
Number of studios

1

Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

Accomodation
  • Private Room
  • Shared Room
Working language(s)
  • English
  • Japanese
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Presentation
  • Exhibitions

How to reach

By train

3.5h to Shin-Aomori Station from Tokyo Station by Shinkansen

2.5h by TRAIN and BUS from Shin-Aomori Station
Take JR Ouu Main Line. Get off at “Odate Station”. Take Shuhoku Bus to “Omachi Stop”. 30 sec by walk

By plane

1h by BUS from Odate-Noshiro Airport
Take Airport Limousine. Get off at “Suehiro cho”. 3mins. by walk.

By car

8h from Tokyo to Odate by Tohoku Expressway

Nearest airport

Odate Noshiro Airport

Contact information

AIR Z / ART NPO ZERODATE
9, Aza Omachi
017-0841 Odate city, Akita prefecture
Japan

info@zero-date.org
air.zero-date.org

Phone: +81(0)50 3332 3819
Fax: +81(0)50 3332 3819

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