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Part-time Lecturer

Amane Kasai

葛西周

Title of course : Studies on Asian Culture
Born in 1981. Andrew Maerkle is a former associate editor of Art Asia Pacific. He currently works as an associate editor of ART iT. Maerkle has contributed his articles to international art magazines, such as Artforum and frieze. He writes articles regarding contemporary art events held mainly in Japan, while conducting research on the history of contemporary art.

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Stephen Sarrazin

スティーヴン・サラザン

Title of course : Perspectives of Intersection between Art, Media, and Practice
Stephen Sarrazin is an independent curator, critic and professor who lectures at Paris 8 University and at Tokyo University of the Arts. He has contributed to numerous art and film publications and is the author of monographs of Gary Hill, John Sanborn, Lynn Hershman Leeson, etc. He has also curated video and media art programs and installation exhibitions around the world. He works between Paris and Tokyo, where he resides.

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Ken Takiguchi

滝口健

Title of course : Studies on Asian Performing Arts
From 1999 until 2016, Ken Takiguchi had been based in Malaysia and Singapore, working as a vice-president of Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur, a councillor of The Necessary Stage, and a research fellow at Division of Theatrical Studies, Department of English and English Literature National Singapore University. His recent publications include Excavations, Interrogations, Krishen Jit & Contemporary Malaysian Theatre (Kuala Lumpur: Five Arts Centre, Singapore: Epigram Books, 2018, co-edited). He currently works at Setagaya Public Theatre and teaches at Tokyo University of the Arts as a part-time lecturer.

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Part-time Lecturer

Ren Fukuzumi

福住 廉

Title of course : Methodology of Art and Culture Critique
Ren Fukuzumi is an art critic born in 1975. His single-authored books include Marginal Art Today, co-authored books include Biennial Nowadays, edited books include Catalogue of the Exhibition Kosei Sasaki. While contributing his articles to artscape and Kyodo Tsushin, Fukuzumi curated a series of exhibition The Marginal Art of the 21 Century at Gallery Maki in Tokyo. He is currently a part-time lecturer at Tokyo University of the Arts and Joshibi University of Art and Design.

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Kenjirou Hosaka

保坂健二朗

Title of course : Studies on Curatorial and Art Theory II
Born in 1976, Kenjirou Hosaka works as a researcher at The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. After graduating the master’s program (aesthetics and history of arts) at Keio University, he started working at The National Museum of Modern Art in April 2000. His specialty is modern and contemporary art, and Francis Bacon. Major exhibitions he curated include PETER MARKLI JUN AOKI: Architectural Creation, A Perspective on Contemporary Art 6: Emotional Drawing (both 2008), Touch the World (2009, Borderless Art Museum No-Ma), Where is Architecture: Seven Installations by Japanese Architects (2010), Leiko Ikemura: Transfiguration, Valerio Olgiati (both 2011). His co-authored publications include JUN AOKI COMPLETE WORKS 1991-2006 (INAX Press) and Becoming a Curator!: Creators who Make Art Known to the World (Film Art). Hosaka has contributed his articles to Subaru, Bijutsu Techo, and Asahi Shimbun. He has also been a part-time lecturer at Musashino Art University since 2008.

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Part-time Lecturer

Andrew Maerkle

アンドリュー・マークル

Title of course : Studies on Curatorial and Art Theory I
Andrew Maerkle is an art writer, editor, and translator based in Tokyo. He is a contributor to international art publications including Artforum, frieze, and Art & Australia, and an editor of the bilingual Japanese-English online art publication ART iT. From 2006 to 2008 he was deputy editor of ArtAsiaPacific magazine in New York. In 2015–18, he established and led the seminar and publishing project Discourse Lab at the alternative arts education organization Making Art Different, run by Arts Initiative Tokyo. He is a member of Contemporary Art Committee Japan, established by the Agency for Cultural Affairs (Bunkacho) as part of the five-year Art Platform Japan initiative launched in 2019.

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Toshinobu Yoda

依田俊伸

Theory on Artistic Administration : Art Activity and Accounting
Born in 1957. He graduated from Tokyo University’s Faculty of Law. Graduated the master’s program at the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Law. Master’s degree in law. He completed his doctoral course in Graduate School of Business Administration at Kokushikan University. PhD in business administration. After working as a professor at Bunkyo Gakuin University and Hosei University, Yoda is currently a professor at Faculty of Business Administration at Toyo University, and a visiting professor at Graduate School of Business Administration at Bunkyo Gakuin University. In the meantime, he was a part-time lecturer at Graduate School of Music Tokyo University of the Arts (Division of Musicology and Music Studies) from April 2003 to March 2017. His major is accounting and studies on tax law. His major publications include The Basic and Application of Theory of Financial Accounting, Introduction to Studies on Tax Law, Essentials Tax Law, Essentials of Corporate Tax Law (New Edition), Essentials of Income Tax Law (all co-authored).