FACE Foundation – Etant donnés Contemporary Art

FACE Foundation is an American nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting French-American relations through innovative cultural and educational projects. 

In partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States, FACE Foundation promotes artistic, literary and educational exchange and collaboration between creative professionals from both countries. 

With additional corporate, foundation, and individual support, FACE Foundation administers grant programs in the performing and visual arts, cinema, translation, and secondary and higher education, while providing financial sponsorship to French-American festivals and other cultural initiatives. FACE Foundation focuses on new and recent work of living artists and the promotion of bilingualism and the French language. 

FACE Foundation (French-American Cultural Exchange) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation by Internal Revenue Service determination and contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

FACE Foundation operates under the authority of a Board of Trustees.

Above: Kapwani Kiwanga, Flowers for Africa: Nigeria, 2014.

Protocol of assembly and display to guide the reconstruction of a floral arrangement consisting of cut flowers. Dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Jérôme Poggi, Paris. Photo © Aurélien Mole.