Yuichiro Tamura [Adjunct Instructor]
Born 1977 in Toyama prefecture, Japan, Tamura holds a doctoral degree from the Graduate School of Film and New Media,
Tokyo University of the Arts and a Bachelor of Photography from Nihon University. He was a guest researcher of the Institut
für Raumexperiment at Berlin University of the Arts (2013-2014). Unbound by pre-existing conventions, Tamura’s original meditations and reflections in his artwork are directed toward creating new channels of communication with the audience. Recent exhibitions include Hell Scream (Kyoto City University of Arts, Art Gallery @KCUA, 2018), the Busan Biennial (2018), Nissan Art Award (2017), Kurumaya Museum of Art, Tochigi (2017), 2 or 3 Tigers (HKW, Berlin, 2017) and BODY/PLAY/POLITICS (Yokohama Museum of Art, 2016) among others in Japan and abroad.
Hiraku Suzuki [Adjunct Instructor]
Artist. Born in 1978, Suzuki received his Master’s degree from the Graduate School of Fine Art, Tokyo University of the Arts. After graduation, he participated in residencies in various cities such as Sydney, Sao-Paolo, London, New York and Berlin. Suzuki works across disciplines and adopts an expansive view of drawings as traces of movement in space and time. While exhibiting in museums at home and abroad, and presenting many collaborative works with musicians and poets, Suzuki also presides over Drawing Tube, a platform for experimentation and research in drawing. Publications include GENGA (Kawade Shobo Shinsha, 2010) among others.
Kanoko Tamura [Adjunct Instructor]
Born 1985 in Tokyo. Director of Art Translators Collective, an independent organization that specializes in translation and interpreting in the field of art. Tamura tries to expand the possibilities of translation as a creative way of expression by conducting translation, interpreting, editing, project management, and PR. Since 2016, she has also been in charge of Art Communication course at Global Art Practice, Tokyo University of the Arts. Tamura graduated with a BS from the Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture at Tufts University in 2008, and received a BA from the Department of Inter-Media Art at Tokyo University of the Arts in 2013.
Ryusuke Kido[Project Lecturer]
Born 1984 in Tokyo, Japan. Ryusuke Kido completed MFA in Sculpture from Tokyo University of the Arts, Graduate School of Fine Arts. Main exhibitions include; Time Remapping with Wit Pimkanchanapong (Bangkok,Thailand,2013),Distant Observations. Fukushima in Berlin(Berlin, Germany, 2014), When "&" Discovers New Forms of Art (Kawasaki,Japan, 2016), Solo exhibition KIYOME MO/NU/MENT (Tokyo, Japan, 2017).  Awards include; First prize of Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Bloomberg Pavilion Project (2012),  Emerald Grant Award from Tokyo University of the Arts(2019).  

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