Born in 1981 in Tokyo. Obtained PhD in art from Tama Art University, Tokyo. Writes criticism on modern and contemporary art. In particular, has been exploring the connections between living (or non-art) and creative practice from the perspective of chess, in which Marcel Duchamp was also engrossed. Author of Marcel Duchamp and Chess (Heibonsha, 2017). Supervised the Japanese translation of Matthew Affron’s The Essential Duchamp (Yale University Press, 2018). Selected writings include “One’s Public, Fifty or One Hundred Years Later: Reconsidering Marcel Duchamp Studies in Japan” (Bijutsu Techo, February 2019).