Studio Apartments

Current Status of Users Step to a Successful Application Persons Eligible to Use the Studio Apartments Studio Apartments Availability Available hours and charges Using the studios Applications Available Spaces Amenities and accessories

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The studios are used by Sapporo City to support medium to long-term stays in Sapporo and Hokkaido.
They are located approximately 30 minutes from the center of Sapporo via Sapporo Municipal Subway and a short walk. A quiet environment within Tenjinyama Park has been ensured and the park scenery can be seen from all studios.

Available to: anybody involved in the field of culture or arts, including artists and researchers, aged 18 or older and who carries out creative activities, covering a broad range of fields (fine art, music, crafts, drama, dance, literature, photography, film, design, etc.); people are welcome from both Japan and overseas, irrespective of whether they are professionals or amateurs
* Screening may be carried out to check that the applicant satisfies the eligibility requirements.

 

COVID-19 Guidelines

Studio Apartments are open to domestic artists (those who live and work in Japan) in accordance with the COVID-19 guideline by the Japanese government. Our commitment to the health and safety of both local and global community of ours is made upon several important agreements with residents, as well as with general visitors. Here are some of what we do for Studio Apartment users, as a part of health and safety protocols, and among them is what we need your generous cooperation with.

We are reopening admission for Studio Apartment programmes

Guided by Hokkaido’s ‘New Way of Life’ policy and lifted restriction on local economy, we are reopening our Studio Apartment following three steps;

  1)July 10th, 2020 – Admission opens for those who live and work in Hokkaido
  2)August 1st, 2020 – Admission opens for those who live and work in Japan, in and out of Hokkaido
  3)Date undecided for international applicants
  *Please note that no entry submitted earlier than July 10th will be eligible.

On international admission, dates haven’t been decided yet due to remaining travel restrictions and the pandemic still ongoing globally. We are monitoring closely on official notice from the government to determine the right time for reopen. You’ll keep posted on the topic. Thank you for your patience.

 

Capacity Is Reduced

In order to secure a safe distance among all studio users, we are limiting the number of Studio Apartment residents. Below is the updated numbers of residents at Studio Apartment B & C. (No alternation for Studio A)

  Studio B: 3 residents —> 2 residents

  Studio C: 4 residents —> 3 residents

 

Code of Conduct

Before Check-In
・Take temperature every day from a week prior to check-in.
 *We ask you to either cancel your stay or alter the schedule if you have a fever or symptoms of COVID-19. Please contact us over your condition if it’s alarming.

Check-In
・Sign-up will be conducted outside of the office for less density in the room.
・Verify your emergency contact.

During Your Stay
・Take temperature every morning and night. Studio users are encouraged to bring one’s own thermometer.
・Wear a mask in public areas.
・Practice coughing manners.
・Sanitize your hands and gargle.
・Practice social distancing in shared spaces (ex. kitchen, laundry room, smoking room) and avoid crowded hours.

 

Sanitization and ventilation

We set studio apartments unavailable from incoming residents for at least 24 hours after a check-out. With the resident-free hours, sanitization of equipment and air ventilation of the room will be conducted. Given that, all incoming stays will be scheduled at least a day away from the last check-out of the room.

 

 

Current Status of Users

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Art and Research Center

AIR pages (AIS Planning)

List of Artist in Residence

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Step to a Successful Application

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Persons Eligible to Use the Studio Apartments

Only people who satisfy all of the following conditions are eligible to use the Studio Apartments:

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Studio Apartments Availability The information may not be up to date. Please contact us by email.

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Available hours and charges

Table of time slots and charges for the Studio Apartment (per room)

Studio Time slots Charge
1-7 days 8-14 days 15 days or more
A(19㎡) Day 1 (11:00 to 10:00 the following day) * 11:00 to 11:00 the following day when used on consecutive days. 770 yen per day 530 yen per day 390 yen per day
B(53㎡) 2,130 yen per day 1,460 yen per day 1,070 yen per day
C(73㎡) 2,930 yen per day 2,010 yen per day 1,470 yen per day

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Using the studios

Please read the following before making an application.

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Applications

Application period

Applications can be made at least three business days and up to twelve months in advance of the date of use (excluding weekends, national holidays, the year-end/New Year holidays, and days when the facility is closed).
* Residents of the Studio Apartments who wish to use a multipurpose studio may make a special application up to twelve months in advance because the studio will be used during the same period.

How to Apply

1. Please check the availability of the studios at the calendar above. * Studio availability information may not be up-to-date. Your understanding is appreciated. Please confirm the latest information by e-mail or phone call.

2. Please download a Studio Apartment Application form and fill in the required fields. Alternatively, applications forms are available at the Sapporo Tenjin-yama Art Studio office.
 
 Studio Apartment Application (Word file)
 Studio Apartment Application (PDF file)

3. In addition to a Studio Apartment application form, please also prepare the following documentation: (1) Your portfolio (or provide a website URL below that includes the details); (2) Something that explains your activities to us, such as your profile, a history of your activities, or a few photographs of your work; (3) One copy of your identification (such as a passport, driving license, or something with your current address on it, such as health insurance card). * All of these documents will be used for screening, as well as for the AIR archives of Sapporo Tenjin-yama Art Studio. (4) Please submit the application form in one of the following ways:

* Applications are not accepted by telephone. * Please make sure you use the correct FAX number. * We may get in touch to confirm any missing or unclear information. * If you have not heard back from us three days after submitting an application, please contact us via email or telephone.

How to Pay

How to Cancel

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Available Spaces

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Studio Apartment – Type A

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This is the perfect compact size for working with a computer, or as a base for carrying out research. Only one person may use the room.
Number of rooms: 6, approximately 19.0 m2/ equivalent to an apartment with one bedroom and a kitchen

Studio Apartment – Type B

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This is a maisonette-type studio. It is divided into a working space with PVC tile flooring and one with carpets, providing two working spaces. It can be used by between one and three people. Number of rooms: 6, approximately 53.0 m2/ equivalent to an apartment with two bedrooms, one dining room and one kitchen.

Studio Apartment – Type C

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This studio is a duplex and two different working spaces are available: one is situated in the kitchen with pastic flooring, the second space is carpeted and situated on the first floor. Studio C allows up to a group of four to work together. Number of rooms: 1, approximately 73.0 m2/ equivalent to an apartment with three bedrooms, one dining room and one kitchen.

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Amenities and accessories

* Pillows, sheets and bedding, as well as washing items, such as bath towels, are not available. Please bring these yourself. * Food and cleaning services are not provided. Please supply food and carry out cleaning yourself. (Please put things back the way they were after use.) * Only basic tools, equipment and materials are provided. Please bring any specialist equipment and materials you need. Please ask us in advance about any other facilities or amenities related to your production activities.

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