Eight highly respected Japanese curators of contemporary art will visit the Japan Foundation to give an insight into the contemporary art scene in Japan, as part of a curatorial tour of the UK organised by the British Council. Through a series of illustrative presentations, they will each talk about the activities of the museums they represent and their experience in contemporary art projects in various regions of Japan.
This unmissable event will be a great opportunity to meet and hear from a gathering of some of the curators who have contributed to the momentum in the Japanese contemporary art scene in recent years; offering a platform for the exchange of ideas and opinions between the UK and Japan.
Eriko Kimura - Yokohama Museum of Art
Akiko Sakamoto - Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto
Shigemi Takahashi - Aomori Museum of Art
Chieko Kitade - 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Katsuo Suzuki - The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
Yuka Uematsu - The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Natsumi Araki - Mori Art Museum
Mizuki Endo - Independent Curator
This event is co-organised by the Japan Foundation and the British Council.
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