Curator, Writer. Born in Sapporo, Hokkaido in 1973. Had been working for Hokkaido prefectural art museums as a curator for 33 years since 1989. Lecturer of Hokkaido University of Education (2004-2007), Member of Board for Sapporo Artist in Residence (2004-2012). Research interest areas include contemporary art and video art, gay art, queer theory. Curated exhibitions are : Op Art (2003), American Photorealism (2004), Apichatpong Weerasethakul (2012), Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani (2012), Peter Fischli & David Weiss (2013), Meiro Koizumi (2014), Tadasu Takamine (2014), “Another Site : Contemporary Photography and Video Artists of Hokkaido” (2015), Fiona Tan (2016), Futoshi Miyagi (2017). Email: