2017 DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion Research Grants for Academic Studies Relating to Graphic Design and Graphic Art, Selected Research Topics

Application Overview

Application Period: May 1 through July 14, 2017

Number of Applications

  Subtotal Breakdown
Domestic Overseas
Category A 51 44 7
Category B 1 1 0
Total 52 45 7

2017 Selected Research Topics

Category Research Topic Applicant
Affiliated Institution
Grant Amount
A
Visual Representation of Colonial Modernity: Advertising and Graphic Design in Korea Under Japanese Rule (1910-1945)
Yongkeun CHUN
PhD candidate, Royal College of Art
500,000 JPY
A
Legal Protection on Graphic Design:
Focusing on Protection under Design Act
Tatsuyuki SUEMUNE
Doctoral Course, Graduate School of Law, Waseda University
Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
500,000 JPY
A
Study on Images of "Technology" in Digital Textbooks for Elementary and Lower Secondary School Science
Yoshiyuki GUNJI
Associate Professor, Shizuoka University
250,000 JPY
A
Graphic Culture in Yugoslavia: Partisan Printing Shop in World War II and the Representation of "Anti-Fascism"
Kanako YAMASAKI
Doctoral program, Study Field of Art History, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade
300,000 JPY
A
Influence of the emblem books upon the Christian art in Central and South America
Hiroaki ITO
Professor, School of Letters, Senshu University
500,000 JPY
A
The correlation between Caricature, Literary newspaper and Magazine in Estonia of before independence
Akira ARIMOCHI
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts, Hiroshima City University
300,000 JPY
A
The Protection of Graphical User Interfaces
Etsuko YOSHIDAI
Specially Appointed Fellow, Intellectual Property Center, Osaka University
500,000 JPY
A
Hong Kong Design Story: Study on the Development of Typography
Amic G. HO
Assistant Professor, Open University of Hong Kong
250,000 JPY
A
Graphic Medicine as Comparative Visual Media Studies Connecting between Information and Emotion
Kotaro NAKAGAKI
Professor, Daito Bunka University
300,000 JPY
A
The Development of British Avant-Garde Art and Printed Media in the early 20th Century
—In Reference to Vorticist's Drawings
Mariko KANAME
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Atomi University
300,000 JPY
A
A study of Society for Textile Art of Marubeni Shoten
Tatsuya OKA
Assistant Technical Staff, Museum and Archives, Kyoto Institute of Technology
500,000 JPY
A
The Philosophy of Images by C.-F. Menestrier in 17th Century France: Searching for the Origins of Graphic Art
Keiko KAWANO
Course assistance, Osaka University
300,000 JPY
A
Generation, Extinction and Revival of the Paper-cut Forms: Comparative Cultural Study between Japan and the World
Tomoko NIWA
Project Assistant Professor, National Institutes for the Humanities
500,000 JPY
A
The Formation of Trademark Designs for Indian Market in Modern Japan
Chie FUKUUCHI
Research Fellow, Institute for Advanced Social Research, Kwansei Gakuin University
500,000 JPY
A
Serizawa Keisuke's Ehon Don Kihôte and the Mingei Movement
Ana TRUJILLO DENNIS
Lecturer, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid
300,000 JPY
A
Words Form Language: On Eugen Gomringer, Typography and Concrete Poetry
Simon MAGER
Teaching and research assistant, ECAL University of Art and Design Lausanne
500,000 JPY
B
Formative Arts in Paper Cutout of Ikko Tanaka: Analyzed through the DNP Foundation for Cultural Promotion's "Ikko Tanaka Archives"(2)
Satoshi FUKAYA
Chief Curator, Nara Prefectural Museum of Art
300,000 JPY

2017 Continuation Grants (2016 Selected Research Topics)

Category Research Topic Applicant
Affiliated Institution
Grant Amount
2016 Grant Amount
A
A Study of Japanese Typefaces and a Typeface Customization System for Dyslexic Readers
Xinru ZHU
Graduate Student, Graduate School of Education, The University of Tokyo
500,000 JPY
500,000 JPY
A
The Representation of Architecture and Graphic Design: Through the Analysis of Architectural Exhibitions
Kenjiro HOSAKA
Curator, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
450,000 JPY
500,000 JPY
A
Comparative Study of the Visual Culture between Korea and Japan through the visual image of Female Ghosts
Mikyung BAK
Part-time Lecturer, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
500,000 JPY
400,000 JPY
A
AWAZU Kiyoshi in the History of Graphic Design in Japan: Architecture, Movie and Photograph
Meruro WASHIDA
Curator, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
300,000 JPY
300,000 JPY
A
Telling the future of the endangered languages with visual images│Multilingual picture book design for folktales
Fumi YAMAMOTO
Designer, Illustrator, Part-time lecturer, Visual Design Department, Kyoto City University of Arts
500,000 JPY
500,000 JPY
A
Elucidation of the expert craftsmanship from woodcuts
Mariko ANDO
Temporary Researcher, Research Center for Knowledge Science in Cultural Heritage, Doshisha University
400,000 JPY
500,000 JPY
A
Japanese Graphic Design Collections at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and Copper Union, Herb Lubalin Study Center
Sakura NOMIYAMA
Research Fellow, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Visiting Researcher, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
250,000 JPY
300,000 JPY
A
Greek Vases as a field of shaping public image
Emiko TANAKA
Associate Professor, Faculty of Education, Niigata University
500,000 JPY
250,000 JPY