Guest Curator 2018

Kodama Kanazawa

    Independent Curator/ Senior Deputy Director of Curatorial Affairs, Towada Art Center

    Born in 1973. She holds MA from the Graduate School of Tokyo University of the Arts and the Royal College of Art, UK. After working for 12 years in public art museums in Japan, she began working independently in 2013. From April 2017, she has also been working as senior deputy director of curatorial affairs at Towada Art Center, Aomori, Japan. In practice, her interest manifests in the topics of self-imposed cultural imperialism in modern and contemporary Japan, globalisation and media arts from the world, which have been expressed in over 40 exhibitions, both domestic and overseas, during her career. Recent curatorial projects include ‘Spectrum’ (Spiral, Tokyo, 2015), KENPOKU ART 2016 (Ibaraki, 2016), ‘Han Ishu: Drifting Thinker’ (MoCA Pavilion, Shanghai, 2017), ‘Rafaël Rozendaal: GENEROSITY’ (Towada Art Center, Aomori, 2018) and ‘CHILDHOOD: Another banana day for the dream-fish’ (Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2018).