FURUKAWA Mika, Specializes in Korean art and culture studies. Graduated from Waseda University, Finishing the Korean Language Institute at Yonsei University, and Professional Investigator at the Japanese Embassy in Korea, she is currently a part-time lecturer at the Joshibi University of Art and Design ,and enrolled in the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Global Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. She won the Korean Award “Kim Bokjin” in August 2021. She is the author of “Korean Minjung(People’s) Art: Aesthetics and Ideas of Resistance” (Iwanami Shoten, 2018), and co-authored “Reading the Beauty of Korea ” (CUON, 2021) and “East Asian Yaskunism” (YuigakuShobo), “Hanryu Handbook” (Shinshokan), “Gwangju” May Series Woodcut-Dawn “” (Yakosha), “Art, censorship, and the Emperor” (Syakaihyoronsya), etc. She was an assistant curator at the 2000 Gwangju Biennale “Art and Human Rights Exhibition”, connecting Japanese and Korean art.