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Five 2013 artist residency opportunities in Asia

20 Jul 2012

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The Asia New Zealand Foundation (Asia:NZ) is now calling for applications for their Asia artist-in-residence programmes in 2013.

The Asia New Zealand Foundation (Asia:NZ) is now calling for applications for their Asia artist-in-residence programmes in 2013.

Residency details

Successful candidates will live and work in Asia for two to three months at a prestigious residency organisation. During this time you will have the opportunity to meet and work with international artists and curators.

There are five residencies available:

  • Shalini Ganendra Vision Culture Art Residency, Malaysia
  • 1.Shanthiroad, Bangalore, India
  • Goyang Art Studio, Seoul, Korea
  • NS43 exchange, S-AiR Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Taipei Artist Village, Taiwan

You may apply for more than one residency.

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What’s covered by the residencies?

Asia New Zealand Foundation will provide:

  • a return economy airfare between New Zealand and Asia
  • a daily stipend for food, transport and incidentals
  • NZ$500 towards the cost of materials
  • the cost of a single-entry tourist visa where required
  • NZ$300 towards travel insurance.


  • You should be an emerging or mid-career artist with a record of achievement.
  • You must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, and able to exercise a degree of autonomy and self-reliance.

Preference will be given to projects that have potential for artistic collaboration and exhibition outcomes.

Selection criteria

An independent panel appointed by Asia:NZ will shortlist candidates, from which the residency host will make a choice.

Selection will be based on several factors, including your:

  • record of achievement – artists must have had at least one group show and one solo show
  • specific artistic rationale for wishing to be resident in Asia
  • proposed residency project and its quality and significance. This may include research, meeting with identified artistic/cultural influences, creating a new body of work and/or artistic collaborations
  • ability to develop networks and work collaboratively
  • understanding of the aims of the Asia New Zealand Foundation.

More information and how to apply at Asia:NZ