PROGRAMS

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Call for Applications

MI-LAB is currently calling for applications for the following:

The 2017 Mokuhanga Basic Training Program
April 22- May 27, 2017
Basic Training Application Form  (doc)
Basic Training Guidelines (PDF)

The 2017 Mokuhanga Advanced Program
June 3 – July 8, 2017
Advanced Application Form (doc)
Advanced Guidelines (PDF)

Please read the guidelines carefully before submitting your application. Applications are due on May 31, 2016.


  1. Basic Training A (April/May, 30-40 days, for a maximum of six artists)
    This basic training program covers the fundamental skills of Mokuhanga (water-based woodblock printmaking) and is available to all artists and printmakers who wish to experience the introductory levels of Mokuhanga.
  2. Basic Training B (Summer or Autumn, 30-40 days, for a maximum of six artists)
    This basic training program covers the fundamental skills of Mokuhanga (water-based woodblock printmaking) and is available to all artists and printmakers who wish to experience the introductory levels of Mokuhanga
  3. Advanced Program (September/October, 30-40 days, for a maximum of six artists)
    This self-development program is designed for professional mokuhanga printmakers who have more than three years’ experience in this field. It is a project based course that also covers the specialized knowledge of Mokuhanga, such as tools maintenance, study of papers and mounting techniques, which are important for the further development of each artist’s career.
  4. Summer Workshop Program (June – August, 5-10 days)
    MI-LAB collaborates with art universities, printmaking studios and institutions offering workshops and facilities, such as Mokuhanga printmaking, Japanese bookmaking and paper mounting. We welcome proposals from interested organizations.
  5. Researcher Program (20-25 days)
    MI-LAB provides researchers with a wide range of Mokuhanga research resources, subject to the proviso that such research will be made available for publication.

Registration

To receive the most recent information from us, please complete a registration form and send it to us by e-mail, at the same time telling us the year and the program in which you are interested. On receipt of your application, we will in due course send to you by e-mail the latest timetable and other information. 

To download the registration form, please click here(PDF) or here(DOCX).