Professor Emerita, in Osaka University.
She finished the doctoral course in Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (Culture and Representation) at Tokyo University (Ph.D). She has continued working on an in-depth analysis of the visual information surrounding daily life, primarily from the perspectives of gender, sexuality, ethnicity, race, and class. She has contributed a serial article “Art activism” since 1994, studying the representation of war and histories of women artists in Japan. Her major works include; Art Activism (Impact Publishing Association, 1999); Disrupting Molecules @Borderlines (Impact Publishing Association, 2000); How have been described Asian Women’s Bodies (Seikyu-sha Publishing, 2013).
She has a home page to study visual representations such as art from the perspectives of gender, race, and postcolonialism;