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Kyoto: Villa Kamogawa

Goethe-Institut Villa Kamogawa © Goethe-Institut Villa Kamogawa

Who: Artists and people active in culture from Germany

Section: Architecture, Visual Arts, Perfoming Arts, Design, Literature, Film, Cultural Criticism & Cultural Theory, Music

Duration: 3 months

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In 2011, the first artist villa of the Goethe-Institut opened in Kyoto on the occasion of the 150 year anniversary of the German-Japanese relations.

As a program of the Goethe-Institut, the Villa Kamogawa offers German artists and peopleactive in culturethe opportunity, to live and work in Japan on a three months scholarship.

The residencyin Kyoto should serve as an inspiration and as an artistic orientation to the scholarship holders. In direct, personal exchange with the local cultural scene, they can develop new projects and can establish orstrengthen work contacts with Japanese cultural Institutions and people active in culture.

In this manner, an intercultural dialogue unfolds, which enriches both the scholarship holders and the Japanese cultural scene.

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