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Kawamura Arts and Cultural Foundation

Kawamura Arts and Cultural Foundation was founded on February 15th,2017,aiming to building a better society by enhancing people' s creativity and imagination with cultural art. 

Kawamura Arts and Cultural Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of a new grant supporting projects categorized as Socially Engaged Art. Now at a time where the world is facing drastic changes,one of the major issues in contemporary art is how it displays creativity through relationship with the society. Many artists decide to take the path of proactively interposing themselves into communities and exerting their artistic abilities in the society. Our foundation will accept one art project per year,and implement financial support for Socially Engaged Art projects that commit to the community and society; implement activities together with communities and residents; and aim to build and demonstrate models of a better society.

This grant would be the first occasion to subsidize Socially Engaged Art in Japan. Open to all age ranges and nationalities,the foundation proactively welcomes applications from around the globe and intends to announce its activities worldwide.