ART No.11

  • Open Call:Conditional
  • Grant for travel expenses:Available
  • Grant for production:Available
  • Grant for living costs:Not Available
  • Support by staff or specialist:Available
  • Studio:Not Available
  • Exhibit Space:Available
  • Accommodation:Available
  • Exhibition or Open Studio:Available
  • Publication:Not Available

Focus Area(s):Music, Paintings, Architecture, Photography/Media Art, Sculpture, Performance

Months of Residency:2017/04 - 2018/03: A/N

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Months of Application:2017/04 - 2018/03: A/N

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Application Guideline

Focus Area(s)

Music, Paintings, Architecture, Photography/Media Art, Sculpture, Performance

Residency Period / Application Period
Number of Resident Artists
Conditions / Provisions
●Age limit: No
●Specification of countries: No
●Traveling expense: Available
●Production fee: Available
●Living expense: TBD
●Professional and staff support: Available
●Opportunties for presentation/exhibitions: Available
●Publication and distribution of program report: TBD
* Depends on the amount of the fundraising
Application Procedure
Screening Process
Selection by director and invited curators

Facilities Information

Program Name
ART No.11
Administrative Organization
ART No.11
Administrative Body
ART No.11
●FY2009: Territories
○Sponsor: The Art Council of Northern Ireland
○Cooperation: blanClass
●FY2008: The Residency in the Residency
○Co-organizer : The National Art Studio Goyang (organizer:National Museum of Contemporary Art)
●FY2006 : Japan and Hong Kong Artists Exchange Project, "STRANGERS"
○Co-organizer: Contemporary Art Factory, 1a Space, Arts and Culture Outreach
○Approved by: Association for Corporate Support of the Arts, Japan
○Sponsor: The Japan Foundation, HKADC (Hong Kong Arts Development Council), The Nomura Cultural Foundation, Shiseido Co., Ltd.
○Cooperation: Asahi Breweries, Ltd., ART BY XEROX
Facility Name
Please refer to the project contact information.
Facility Address
Each project uses a different institution, since it is a nomadic-artist-in-residence program.
Facility Description
●Studios: to be announced
●Exhibit Space: Available
●Accommodation: Available
●Other:Conditions may change from project to project, since it is a nomadic-artist-in-residence program.
Surrounding Environment
The surrounding environment may also change, since it is a nomadic-artist-in-residence program.
When Shiro Masuyama, the director of this project, visited Austria to participate in the international exhibition in 2001, other artists complained to him about the lack of sufficient residence facilities in the Tokyo Metropolitan region. He later utilized his own apartment to launch this project.
Year of (Program) Commencement
FY 2006
Program Objectives
"ART No.11" is an Alternative Artist-in-Residence Project directed and planned by Shiro Masuyama from the artists point of view, based on his abundant experience of participating in a number of famous artist-in-residence programs worldwide.
Program Activities
Based on his extensive experience, he has continuously held lectures titled “How to apply for residence and receive a grant” across Japan. So far, he has advised more than 150 young Japanese artists and helped them in conducting their activities.
Since 2013, Shiro Masuyama has been a co-director of Flax Art Studios, the only visual arts residency program in Northern Ireland. In this capacity he has launched a residency exchange program in partnership with Art Center Ongoing in Tokyo. Every year since 2014 this program has sent artists from Japan to Northern Ireland and vice versa.
FY 2009 (“Territories”, Tokyo/Kanagawa): invited one artist from Northern Ireland to Japan.
FY 2008 (“The Residency in the Residency,” Goyang, South Korea): invited one artist from Japan to South Korea.
FY 2006(“Japan and Hong Kong Artists Exchange Project, "STRANGERS," Hong Kong/Japan): invited four artists from Japan to Hong Kong; invited four artists from Hong Kong to Japan.
Past Residents
Amy Cheung, Chiharu Mizukawa, Pak Sheung Chuen, Sinead O'Donnell, Takahiro Suzuki, Yoshiaki Kaihatsu
Art No.11
#320 South, 40-3 Chuo, Chigasaki, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama-city, Kanagawa, 224-0032 JAPAN
TEL: +81-(0)50-5808-7604
Shiro MASUYAMA, Co-director
Flax Art Studios, Studio 5
Belfast, BT1 3DE, Northern Ireland, UK
Mobile UK : +44-(0)77-6067-9589
Mail address: shiro-m(at)
Web site:
Contact person: Shiro Masuyama
Last modified
August 29, 2017