January 29, 2021
Bureau of Citizens and Cultural Affairs
Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture established the Tokyo Contemporary Art Award (TCAA) to encourage mid-career artists and support their further development on the international scene. Winners for the 3rd Award have been chosen.
The award ceremony and symposium are scheduled as follows.
*Without honorifics, in the Japanese alphabetical order
*Please refer to Attachment 1(PDF:301KB) for profiles of the winners.
Friday March 19, 2021 10:30 – 11:00,
*To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the ceremony will be held on a reduced scale with attendance limited to the people concerned.
*The ceremony will be conducted online and live streamed to the public. Details will be announced on the TCAA website at a later date.
*Admission free, application required in advance on a first-come first-served basis.
Sunday March 21, 2021 14:00 – 15:30, (Doors open: 13:30)
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, B2 Auditorium
*The symposium will be conducted online and live streamed to the public. Details will be announced on the TCAA website at a later date.
*Speaker information and other symposium details will be available on the TCAA website at a later date.
Apply using the application form on the website by Wednesday March 10.
Application form (External link)
*Depending on the status of the spread of COVID-19, the program may be subject to change.
Notification of any changes will be posted on the TCAA website.
*The Tokyo Contemporary Art Award 2019-2021 Exhibition will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo starting March 20, 2021.
For details, please see the TCAA website.
*The award exhibition of the two artists will be held in the spring of 2022.
Cultural Events Section, Culture Promotion Division, Bureau of Citizens and Cultural Affairs