Graduate School of Global Arts (GA), Tokyo University of the Arts
Master Thesis Presentation
and Final Research Review 2018


Graduate School of Global Arts will organize master thesis presentation 2018 as below. On this occasion, 6 supervisors will give a final review on the submitted thesis in each respective field. We would like to welcome all to witness the achievement of the 2 years of study.

What is Graduate School of Global Arts (GA)?

Graduate School of Global Arts (GA) launched in April 2016 as the latest addition to the Tokyo University of the Arts which is celebrating its 130th anniversary this year. The School focuses on three fields of concentrations: curatorial practices, research (cultural studies & policy) and arts management. It aims to develop students capacity to work in the internationalized world of arts, while integrating knowledge from various disciplines together.

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15 February (Thursday) 2018  Final Research Review
16 February (Friday) 2018  Master Thesis Presentation

Exhibition Room, Daigau-Kaikan, Department of Music, Ueno Campus, Tokyo University of the Arts (12-8 Ueno Park, Taito Ward, Tokyo)
No reservation required, Free Entrance.
* Presentation poster will be displayed on both days.

15 February (Thursday)
17:00-18:00 Poster presentation by students
18:00-19:30 Final Research Review by Faculty Members

SUMITOMO Fumihiko, EDAGAWA Akitoshi, MŌRI Yoshitaka

16 February (Friday)
16:00-16:30 Poster presentation by students
16:30-20:00 Master Thesis Presentation

16:30 Ishibashi Kotaro (in Japanese)
17:00 Kim Bongsou (in Japanese)
17:30 Miyakawa Midori (in Japanese)
18:00 Jong Pairez (in English)
18:30 Suzuki Yohji (in Japanese)
19:00 Utsumi Junya (in English)
* Each presentation will be only conducted in the respective languages. There will be no translation.


Title of the Master Thesis:

Ishibashi Kotaro
Research about Forms of Participation in Co-creative Music Practice:
An Analysis of “Makoto Nomura Senju Dajare Music Festival”

Kim Bongsou
A comparative study on preservation and renovation of modern industrial heritage
as culture and arts facilities in Japan and Korea

Miyakawa Midori
Responsibility of the Museum Audience towards “the other”
Focusing on the exhibition “Women In-Between: Asian Women Artists 1984-2012”

Jong Pairez
Illegitimate Bodies: Radio Kosaten as a Participatory Research Laboratory

Suzuki Yohji
The Development of Bruno Latour’s Exhibition Practice

Utsumi Junya
On Curation and Cartography of Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev’s Istanbul Biennial 2015:
New Materialism and Feminism in Curation


Organized by:
Graduate School of Global Arts (GA), Tokyo University of the Arts

Faculty Room, Graduate School of Global Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts