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Curator Bio



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.