- June 27 (Tue.)
- Applications for 2023 have been closed.
- January 17 (Tue.)
- Notice of 2022 Selected Research Topics
- November 11 (Fri.)
- Information on the Online Graphic Culture Research Grants report online meeting.
2023 Graphic Culture Research Grants program
Target Research Fields
Category A: Research on graphic design or graphic art in general
Research on a wide range of academic fields related to graphic culture, including graphic design, typography, printing, printmaking and photography. For example: art history, design history, aesthetics, art theory, museology, art education, comparative culture theory, image engineering, technique materials & conservation science, psychology, law, economics, etc.
Category B: Research on graphic culture-related archives
For example: creation of an archive related to graphic culture, including graphic design, typography, printing, printmaking and photography; study and analysis of historical materials contained in an existing archive; basic research on archives per se, including proposals of an organization method or data model.
|Eligibility||Grant candidates must be scholars - either individuals or groups - engaging in research relating to graphic design or graphic art.
(1)Scholars affiliated with a university (faculty or graduate student)
(2)Art museum curator
(3)Researchers who have already completed graduate school. A recommendation is required from a university professor or chief curator of an art museum.
(4)Other qualified candidates
|Grant amount||Award amounts vary according to the content of the intended research, with an upper limit of 500,000 JPY per year. Grant awards to fund a given research project will be renewable once at the most. Plans to apply for continuation grants should be indicated when submitting the initial application.|
|Grant period||One year: January 1, 2024, to December 31, 2024
Two years: January 1, 2024, to December 31, 2025
|Application method||To apply, the applicant should download the application form from the Foundation’s website, complete all necessary items, and send them by registered post to the address below. Also, please send it as an attached file of an email with the title “Application for Graphic Culture Research Grants.”|
|Application period||April 1, 2023, to June 16, 2023 (arrival)|
|Selection method||Grant winners will be selected by a screening committee.|
|Results announcement||October 2023 (subject to change)|
and application forms 2023
|Documents for submission|
DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion
DNP Ginza Building, 7-2, Ginza 7-chome, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
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|Inquiries||Please see the Application requirements.|
2023 Screening Committee
- Toshino Iguchi
- Professor, Saitama University
- Kenji Kajiya
- Professor, The University of Tokyo
- Yuko Kikuchi
- Professor, Kanazawa college of art
- Fujio Maeda
- Visiting Professor, Chubu University; Professor Emeritus, Keio University
- Seishi Namiki
- Professor, Kyoto Institute of Technology; Director, KIT Museum and Archives
- Yasuhito Nagahara
- Professor, Tama Art University; Graphic Designer
- Akira Tatehata
- President, Tama Art University; Director, The Museum of Modern Art, Saitama
※As of March2023