ARCUS Project 2015 IBARAKI / Artist-in-Residence Program

We are pleased to announce the following artists selected for ARCUS Project 2015 IBARAKI, Artist-in-Residence Program

Timoteus Anggawan Kusno ( indonesia )

Stephanie Bickford-Smith ( UK )

Eduardo Cachucho ( South Africa )

For the open call of applications, we received 599 applications from 81 countries / regions. The final selection has done by Ms. Shihoko Iida (Guest curator 2015 / Curator / Associate Professor, Department of InterMedia Art, Faculty of Fine Art, Tokyo University of the Arts ) and Mr. Fumio Nanjo (ARCUS Project Adviser / Director of Mori Art Museum)

Timoteus Anggawan Kusno

Lives and works in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1989Born in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2012B.A., Social and Political Science, Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
【Selected Exhibitions and Activities】
2015"Liminal", Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta
2014"Arte 2014, Indonesian Arts Festival", Jakarta Convention Centre, Yogyakarta
2014"Ethnography Exhibition by Center for Tanah Runcuk Studies: Memoar Tanah Runcuk", Kedai Kebun Forum, Yogyakarta
2013"Trotoar: City for Human", musical theatre performance, Yogyakarta Art Festival & Concert Hall TBY, Yogyakarta
2012"Les Tonnerres de Brest 2012", Brest, France

"Anatomy of The Lost Memory (installation view)"
mixed media, 2015


"Note from Stern's Document Case (installation view)"
mixed media, 2014


"Perpetuating Temporariness"
pen on paper, 90cm x 150cm, 2014

Stephanie Bickford-Smith

Lives and works in Hertfordshire, UK

1989Born in Helston, UK
2014M.A., Design Interactions, Royal College of Art, London, UK
2008B.A., (Hons) Graphic Design, Kingston University, London, UK
【Selected Exhibitions and Activities】
2015"RECORDING", Menier Gallery, London
2015"Always Print The Myth", Victoria &Albert Museum, Londo
2014"The Party", Villa Croce Contemporary Art Museum, Genoa, Italy
2014"Buy Buy Buy, Sell", Royal College of Art, London
2013"Work In Progress", Royal College of Art, London


"Collected Data from Opportunities in the Margins" 96 Objects, 2014
(Photo Credit: SpaceSpace Gallery)


"Too German to be German" Installation, 2014
(Photo Credit: Benjamin Peppiatt)


"Hamster Human" Video, 04:23, 2012

Eduardo Cachucho

Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium

1985Born in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
2015M.A., Fine Arts, Dutch Art Institute, Arnhem, Netherlands
2008M.A., Architecture Professional, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa
【Selected Exhibitions and Activities】
2015Artist in residence at CSAV 2015 – Artists Research Laboratory, with Yvonne Raineremeti, Fondazione Ratti, Como, Italy
2014"GIPCA Live Arts Festival", Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts, Uni. of Cape Town, South Arfrica
2014"BORG2014, Biennial event for contemporary", Antwerp, Belgium
2013"Scratching the Soil", ROOM Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
2012"Spontaneous Interventions", U.S. Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy


"Flatland" Performance, 2014


"Penal Illustrations" Performance, 2013


"A sketchbook is blown onto the floor"
Publication, 2015

We will announce updated information about the resident artists on our website soon.

Guest curator 2015

Shihoko Iida (Curator / Associate Professor, Department of InterMedia Art, Faculty of Fine Art, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Shihoko Iida is curator based in Tokyo and Nagoya, Japan. Iida worked at the Tokyo Opera City Cultural Foundation as curator from 1998 until August 2009. From October 2009 to July 2011, she worked as visiting curator in Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art (ACAPA) in the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane. Following to that, Iida stayed in Seoul for four months as 2011 International Fellowship Researcher hosted by National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea.
After returning to Japan in 2012, she consecutively worked as official curator of Japan participation for 'The 15th Asian Art Biennale Bangladesh 2012', Co-curator for 'Aichi Triennale 2013' and Associate Curator for the first 'Sapporo International Art Festival 2014'. Since October 2014, she has started working as Associate Professor of department of Inter-Media Art at Tokyo University of the Arts.

Call for the entry ARCUS Project 2015 IBARAKI Artist in Residence program is closed on April 30, 2015.

The information of ARCUS Project 2016 IBARAKI Artist-in-Residence Program will be announced on our website at the beginning of March 2016.