25-29 April, Mizuki Endo
Independent curator, art consultant and writer
He is the executive director of Higashiyama Artists Placement Service (HAPS), artists support program run by Kyoto City. Endo established three artist-run spaces in Asia; Art Space Tetra (Fukuoka, 2004), Future Prospects Art Space (Manila, 2005) and Playroom (Mito, 2007). He was awarded the prize for international young curator called the 3rd Lorenzo Bonaldi Art Prize (Bergamo, 2005), was the networking curator of Singapore Biennale 2006, the director of Arcus Project (Moriya, Japan 2007-2010), the curator of Cream: International Festival for Arts and Media, Yokohama (2009), the collaborative curator of Fukuoka Aisan Art Triennale 2009, the guest curator of Yutaka Sone: Perfect Moment (Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, 2011), and the curator of the Principle of Hope as a part of Kunisaki Art Festival (Oita Prefecture, Japan, 2014).
His recent publications are; America MADE, which includes interviews with Yuko Hasegawa, Takashi Murakami and Koki Tanaka, Yutaka Sone/Perfect Moment, exhibition catalogue, and The end of the road, care for the self, diary/essay about Tohoku earthquake.
In collaboration with the Netherlands Embassy in Tokyo.