Born in 1973 in Kyoto.
Worked as a curator for 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa from 1999 to 2018. He also served as the Japan Pavilion Curator in the 57th Venice Biennale 2017. He is a curator of Aichi Triennale 2019.
He curated several exhibitions including “SANAA / Kazuyo Sejima + Ryue Nishizawa”, “Atelier Bow-Wow, Iki-Iki Project in Kanazawa”, “Kanazawa Art Platform 2008”, “Jeppe Hein: 360°”, “Shimabuku: Noto”, and “Masashi Echigo: Loop Hole”.
He was guest curator for S.M.A.K. Stedelik Museum voor Actuele Kunst in Gent / Belgium in 2009.
The focus of his curating activities are the interdisciplinary phenomenon of contemporary art and architecture, the locality, and the participation.