Academic
Staff

Research Associates and Assistants

Research  Associate

YANG Chunting

楊 淳婷

Born in Taipei, Taiwan. Graduated from National Chengchi University (Taiwan). Ph.D. in Arts and Culture Management. Yang has a particular interest in immigration, and the relationship between society and art based on her own experience. In the doctoral program, she engaged in planning and running art projects, while conducting research and fieldwork with the keywords of “multicultural society, social inclusion and art”. Worked as a chief planner and coordinator in art project “Immigration Museum Tokyo” in 2019. She has published peer reviewed journal articles such as ” Art as a Method of Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion: The Development of Multicultural Tolerance of Japanese ” (2016 “Cultural policy research” Vol.10).

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Research  Associate

SAKAI Masayo

酒井 雅代

Completed her musical studies at Toho Gakuen School of Music (Piano major). She has devoted herself to chamber music, and has played in many different ensembles, ranging from duo and Lied accompaniment to piano quintet. Currently, she works closely with Michael Spencer (Violinist, Facilitator, Educator) acting as an assistant facilitator, interpreter and coordinator.  Through this work, she has expanded her career into community-engaged works and educational programming through music.

Research  Associate

WATANABE Iku

渡辺 育

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Research Assistant

SHOJI Wataru

庄子 渉

Born in Sendai, 1987. Shoji graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts with a BA in Musical Creativity of the Environment. He has worked on the art project “Art City for Living” and the community-planning project “MAD City”. He is now the Director and Coordinator of the artist-in-residence program, PARADISE AIR.

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Research Assistant

YAMAZAKI Tomo

山崎 朋

Research Assistant

CHINEN Arisa

知念 ありさ

Research Assistant

FURUHASHI Karin

古橋 果林

Research Assistant

NAKANO Tetsu

中野 晢