The objective of the Tokyo Contemporary Art Award (TCAA) is to encourage the artists receiving this award to make even greater strides, including activities overseas, through several years of continuous support.
In the second year after receiving the award, funding is provided for overseas activities. During their work overseas, award winners carry out research and other activities for the exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo the following year and to contribute to their future creative work.
Takeuchi has researched in the United States and the United Kingdom from July to October 2021. Traveling amid the COVID-19 pandemic, he took a vaccination, PCR testing and quarantine before departing. Overall, he carried out his activities with great care to prevent infection.