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20 residents at the Villa Kujoyama in 2019

Visual arts

Updated on 21/02/2019

The final selection committee for the Villa Kujoyama has chosen, from among the 251 applications received, 17 projects with close links to Japan to be undertaken by 20 artists and creators who will spend between 2-6 months in residence in Kyoto over the course of 2019.


Following a pre-selection process conducted by 11 experts in artistic creation, the final selection committee chose the following candidates:

  • Benjamin Aubry - Architecture
  • André Baldinger - Design / Graphic design
  • Benjamin Bertrand - Dance
  • Hugo Capron - Visual Arts
  • Annie Claustres - Exhibition Curation
  • Marion Delarue - Applied Arts
  • Mimosa Echard - Visual Arts
  • Christophe Galati - Digital production
  • Isabelle Le Minh - Photography
  • Simon Moers and Tomoe Kobayashi (collaboration) - Street arts, circus, puppets
  • Luz Moreno and Anaïs Silvestro (joint project) - Gastronomy
  • Camille Mutel - Dance
  • Rithy Panh - Cinema
  • Laurel Parker and Paul Chamard (joint project) - Applied Arts
  • Daniel Pescio - Fashion
  • Samy Rio - Design / Graphic design
  • Arnaud Rykner - Book
Villa Kujoyama, extetieurs
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The Villa Kujoyama is an establishment of the cultural cooperation network of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, operated by the Institut français of Japan, and also receives support from Bettencourt Schueller Foundation and the Institut français.