Live In An Art Hotel in Kyoto

FELLINI Gallery Kyoto is an Art Center located ground floor of an eco-friendly boutique hotel, comprising an international art gallery, café/bar, ateliers, studios, and residency in the cultural and artistic city of Kyoto, Japan. Japan's cultural affairs agency's move from Tokyo to Kyoto opens a bright future for Kyoto's art scene. We are 3 min walk to the subway stop Sanjo Keihan, along the beautiful Kamo river, 5-10 minutes walk to Gion, Pontocho with many restaurants, bars, cafes, Nishiki market, Shijo, and Kawaramachi but inside is very quiet.

3rd Women in Dance International Film Festival

2023 Women in Dance International Film Festival with 7artscafe in Yokohama, Japan is calling for entry of dance on film created by female artists.

Submission Deadline – August 15, 2023

Selection Confirmation Date – September 15, 2023

Film screening Dates – October 14 – 15, 2023 (Japan Local Time – GMT+9) 

1minute Projection Mapping Competition

《Open Call》11th 1minute Projection Mapping Competition

The 11th 1minute Projection Mapping Competition, a competition of projection mapping works of 1 minute to 1 minute and 59 seconds, will be held again this year.


Competition Theme: “LINK”


This international competition is not only one of the industry’s leading contest events, but also a creative venue for top creators from around the world and Japan.

Last year’s 10th competition received 241 entries from 55 countries and regions around the world.

In 2023, we are again calling for video works from creators around the world!


JIA Illustration Award 2023

This is an illustration contest that the Japan Illustrators' Association (JIA) recruits from all over the world once a year.
Anyone, professional or amateur, can apply.
This open call for participants is being held to discover new illustrators.
This is a public exhibition that will be a gateway for illustrators who have the ability but have not yet spotlighted, and who cannot meet big jobs.
Many people involved in publishing and advertising are paying attention.
The winning works will be exhibited at the "JIA Illustration Award winning works Exhibition" in China.

ARCUS Project 2023 IBARAKI Artist-in-Residence Program

The program particularly emphasizes research-based practices and presents the initial results of these processes at open studios. It welcomes ideas for artworks and projects that develop out of encounters with people, the land, and culture, and aspire to form critical spaces that are open and international.

Program Period

August 30 through December 7, 2023 (100 days)


Studio, Accomodation, A round-trip airfare, Stipend (630,000 JPY), staff support 

Please see more detail about this open call: https://www.arcus-project.com/en/open-call/


(Perform in Japan!) Awaji Art Circus 2023 Open Call

Looking for an opportunity to perform and network in Japan?

Awaji Art Circus is now underway with its 2023 open call for performing artists!

【Awaji Art Circus 2023 Open Call Details】

What: Perform in a new and original show created by Awaji Art Circus in late 2023

When: October 22 (Sun) - November 27 (Mon), 2023

Where: Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan

Who: All circus and performing acts EXCEPT FOR aerials acts, Chinese pole, tightrope walking, teeterboard, fire-related performances

How to apply: First, access and view the full details our open call:


Then, apply via our online application form:



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