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How to Apply

*AIR 3331 OPEN CALL is now accepting applications from July 2, 2018 for all residencies between April 1, 2019 – March 27, 2020.
Application deadline: September 28, 2018

Before Applying

3331 welcomes individual and group applications from all fields of creators and researchers. There are no restrictions on the method of expression, but we do ask the following at the time of application:

  • AIR 3331 is a self-funded residency. Applicants (individuals or organizations) must cover the costs of facilities, travel and living expenses, as well as production costs. 3331 cannot provide grants or scholarships.
  • Japanese is not a requirement. However, a conversational level of English will help. Coordinators can offer basic support in either English or Japanese.
  • We seek participants with clear project goals, including a schedule for the completion of the proposal, keeping in mind the larger context of 3331 and the community (Tokyo's Chiyoda City in particular). Participants should take full responsibility for the overall planning and results of their project.
  • Participants must abide by Japanese national law when engaging in activities.

When to Apply

September 28, 2018 Early October, 2018 Mid-October, 2018 Late October, 2018 November 22, 2018** 1 month before residency Arrive in Tokyo!
Applications due! Notification of acceptance Confirm project and placement Agreement forms submitted Program fees due Pre-arrival info/Q&A with AIR 3331 coordinators via Skype
  • To those applying less than two months before their desired start date:
  • * Applicants are requested to pay the full program fee within 10 days of receiving confirmation of acceptance into the program.
  • See notes on method of payment and cancellation below.

How to Apply (Application)

Application Procedures:

Download Application Form (WORD)
Please fill out all required fields on the application form and e-mail back to [residence(at)3331(dot)jp] together with the following:

(1) Recent CV
(2) Portfolio (at least 5 images, video, audio, essay or web links as relevant)
(3) Supporting materials to describe your residency project, as applicable (ex: sample schedules, images/videos, web links, etc.)

  • The maximum total file size for the above data is 2MB.
  • When emailing, please change (at) to (@) and (dot) to (.)
  • Mac Pages format not accepted.

Method of Payment & Cancellation

The participation fee for this program is in principle to be paid in one installment within 30 days of being sent an agreement. (Participants will be notified of their payment dates via email.)

A cancellation fee will apply after payment for participation is complete as follows:
90 days or more before the first day of residency: additional fee of 50% of full residency fee
Within 89 days of the first day of residency: additional fee of 100% full residency fee

  • If the applicant is able to provide evidence of funds from supporting institutions that can cover the full cost of the participation fee, it is possible to adjust the payment schedule. In this case, participants are requested to pay a non-refundable reservation fee to confirm their residency (within 30 days of being sent an agreement) and the remaining amount to 3331 Arts Chiyoda at least 30 days before the start date of their residence.
  • To those applying less than two months before their desired start date: Applicants are requested to pay the full program fee within 10 days of receiving confirmation of acceptance into the program.