Ms Kiyoko Mitsuyama-Wdowiak

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Roles
Senior Teaching Fellow
Email address
km86@soas.ac.uk
Support hours
By email appointment

Biography

Ms Kiyoko Mitsuyama-Wdowiak is an independent art historian specialising in modern and contemporary Japanese art. She studied at Tokyo’s Sophia University gaining an MPhil degree in Art History from the Chelsea College of Art and Design. She qualified as a curator at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Tokyo, Japan) and also trained professionally at the Walker Art Centre (Minneapolis, USA). Her curatorial roles include the Hara Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo. She has lectured extensively at various academic and cultural institutions, including SOAS, Birkbeck, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, the British Museum, V&A and the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation. Her book about the Western reception of post-war Japanese art was published in 2009 in Japan and was well received. Her publications include an article about Shinro Ohtake (published in World Art in autumn 2015). 

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