Discussions

Papers

2017
MUSEUM COMMUNICATRION IN TRANSITION: VISITORS, EXHIBITION SPACES AND MEDIA TECHNOLOGIES (in Japanese), Serica-Shobo: Tokyo

“A Japanese Art World in the 2010ʼs : Book review on Community Engaged Art Project edited by Naoya Fujita” (in Japanese), The Journal of Communication Studies (41), pp.161-187.

2015
Leisure Studies (in Japanese), Jun Watanabe (ed.), Sekaishiso-Sha: Kyoto, pp. 194-203.

Social Informatics Reader (Yokuwakaru Shakaijyoho-gaku, in Japanese), Toru Nishigaki and Mamoru Ito (eds.), Minerva-Shobo: Kyoto, pp.144-147, pp.202-203.

Media Studies Reader (Yokuwakaru Media Studies, in Japanese), Mamoru Ito (ed.), Minerva-Shobo: Kyoto, pp.157-158.

"Audience on the Move: A Methodological Exploration of Space in Media Studies" (in Japanese), The Journal of Communication Studies (41), pp. 65-87.

"Kobo-Ten for Whom?" (in Japanese), Kyohei Miyairi (ed.), Happyo-Kai Culture: Understanding Amateurs' expressive activities in Japan, Tokyo: Seikyu-Sha, pp.155-178.

2014
"Art Photo Books as a Form of Media" (in Japanese), Yumi Aota and Annu Kobayashi (eds.), 1985 / When Photography Becomes Art, Tokyo: Seikyu-Sha, pp.152-178.

Understanding Communication Studies: A List of Key Books (in Japanese), Tokyo Keizai University Faculty of Communication Studies (eds), NTT Publishing: Tokyo

2013
Museum Communication in Transition: Towards media studies on museums (in Japanese), Doctoral Dissertation, Cultural Resources Studies, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo

2012
"The Discourses of Biennial Culture and Their Politics" (in Japanese), Yasuo Ito and Shintaro Fujii (eds.), Art and its Environment, Tokyo: Ronso-Sha, pp.285-299.

"Rethinking ‘Interactivity’ in the Museum: Digital Technology and the Encouragement of Visitors’ Choice" (in Japanese), Theatre and Film Studies 2011 Vol.2, pp.1-19.

2011
"The Museum as a Spectroscope for Cultural Globalization: A Tentative Analysis of the Guggenheim Museum's Global Expansion Strategy" (in Japanese), Theatre and Film Studies 2010 Vol.2, pp.1-20.

2010
"Why study the media through museums? — Roger Silverstone's works on the museum and their possibility" (in Japanese) Journal of Mass Communication Studies (76), pp.119-137.

2009
"Reconceptualizing museum communication: a historical approach" (in Japanese) The Journal of the Museological Society of Japan 35(1), pp.25-45.

2008
"Potentiality of the concept of museum communication: museums in the age of media technology" (in Japanese) Cultural Resources Studies (7), pp.71-81.

2007
Reconceptualising Museums as Media, MA Dissertation, Media & Communications, Goldsmiths College, University of London

Articles

What is the meaning of ‘post’ in the concept of ‘post-museum’?” (in Japanese) The News Letter of the Association for studies of Culture and Representation REPRE No.21

“From nation to island, via museums” Na+: Critical Journal on Contemporary Art, p.16

Museum Notes (serial essays on museums on Artscape from 2007 to 2009, in Japanese)

First Season Museums as Media
Museum, Museums, Media: A new phase for discussing museums
Twenty Years': An encounter between Museums and Media and their reunion
Describing "Visitors": "Audience" in Museums
Museums: Mediatiors of the City
The Impacts of New Media Intruding into the Museum
Museums are not the Message: The Museum as a Form of Media

Second Season Museums and Architecture
Museum Architecture as a brand
Can the Museum still Stand as a Contemporary Shrine?
Culturally Odourless Interior Design in Museums
Museum Indifferent to Walls

Reviews

2013
AIR as a Benchmark of Social Mobility (Review [2] Res Artis General Meeting 2012 Tokyo)

2009
Hybrid Media, Materiality, Everyday Life (in Japanese)
An Attempt to Describe the Multiple Images of 'the Louvre' (in Japanese)

2006
'Arrogant' Video Installations, and Its Appreciation Form (in Japanese), STUDIO VOICE No.(370)
A Current Spectrum of Museum Studies: Diffusing Platform (in Japanese)

Conversations

2017

June
Panel Session with Koichi IWABUCHI, Sawako INANIWA and Mariko MURATA
Public Pedagogy and Museums (in Japanese), Cultural Typhoon 2017, Waseda University, Tokyo

2016

December
Locating Screen Studies in the Context of Japanese Media Studies, Crossroads in Cultural Studies 2016, The University of Sydney, Sydney

2015

August
Triennales Built on Empty Imaginations: Understanding "Region" in Japanese Art Festivals, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society, Airlangga University, Surabaya

2014

June
Joint Talk with Mamoru Ito, Yoshitaka Mouri and various other researchers
Reconsidering Methodological Perspectives of Media Studies in the Digital Age: Replies to After Television Studies (in Japanese), The University of Tokyo, Tokyo

2013

November
Do We Still Need Museums of Arts for Visual Arts?: Discussion over transforming art museums in the near future (in Japanese), MAD2013, Arts Initiative Tokyo, Tokyo

The Boundary between Culture and Politics: Political aspects inside culture and cultural autonomy independent of politics (in Japanese), KOGANEI ARTFULL ACTION, KOGANEI CIVIC HALL, Musashi-Koganei

Joint Talk with Nozomu OGAWA
Talk on Environments for Supporting Artistic Creation: The potential of region-based art spaces and their festivals (in Japanese), Korekkiri-ennale & KoSAC, KOGANEI ART SPOT CHATEAU 2F, Musashi-Koganei

October
Joint Talk with Hisamitsu MIZUSHIMA, Kenichi HARADA, Naoki KOBAYASHI, Masako NAKAMURA and Naoki UENO Connecting Archives, Archives Connected: The potential of regional visual archives (in Japanese), Tokyo City University, Yokohama

Joint Talk with Yuki HARADA, Hideki NAKAZAWA and Takashi KASHIMA,
Talking about Christian Riese Lassen (in Japanese), KoSAC (Kokubunji Society for Arts and Culture), Musashino Art University, Tokyo

September
Joint Talk with Yutaka IIDA, Kazuto Kondo and Ryo OKUBO
Understanding Omnipresence of Screens: its methodology and potentiality (in Japanese), The Society of Socio-Informatics, Waseda University, Tokyo

Joint Talk with Kyohei MIYAIRI, Takato OZAWA, Umi SATO and Sekiya SONODA
From <Yoka(余暇)> to <Leisure>: Paradigm shift in Yoka Studies (in Japanese), The Association for Leisure and Tourism Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo

2012

September
Joint talk with Ryo Okubo
Omnipresence of screens in the multi-media environment: New approaches from ‘media complex’ and media archaeology (in Japanese), The Society of Socio-Informatics, Gunma University, Maebashi

May
Joint Talk with Yoshiyuki Oshita and Ayumu Saito
Why not ‘Social Archives’? (in Japanese), AAF (Asahi Art Festival) School 2012, Tokyo

Sociology of the Museum of Art- A vision for ever-changing Art Museums (in Japanese), MAD2012, Arts Initiative Tokyo, Tokyo

2011

September
Joint Talk with Takashi SERIZAWA and Meruro WASHIDA
Rethinking Japanese Regional Art Scene in the 2000s (in Japanese)

June
Reconsidering the museum of arts in the 2010s (in Japanese), MAD2011, Arts Initiative Tokyo, Tokyo

Joint Talk with Yoshitaka MOURI and Mariko MURATA
Museums as Media: A perspective on media culture studies (in Japanese), The Japan Society for Studies in Journalism and Mass Communication, Waseda University, Tokyo

2010

June
An experimental study of the museum as a form of media: Based on an interview survey on the exhibition "It's a Tasty World- Food Science, Now!" (in Japanese), The Museological Society of Japan, Meiji University, Tokyo

March
The shift of the concept of museum communication from the 1950s to the 1960s, IOS-IASA Workshop of Young Sociologists, Academia Sinica, Taipei (manuscript available)

2009

December
Joint Talk with Satoshi HAMANO, Futoshi HOSHINO, Noriyuki TSUJI
Thinking about the future of art: Art experience and its architecture (in Japanese), CAMP, Tokyo

November
Joint Talk with Mizuki Endo, Futoshi HOSHINO, Noriyuki TSUJI
Thinking about the future of art: Visual images as an environment and their creativity (in Japanese), CAMP & ZAIM, Yokohama

Joint Talk with Futoshi HOSHINO, Hirofumi SAKAMOTO
Two weeks later: Reconsidering CREAM Forum (in Japanese), CREAM(Creativity for Arts and Media), Yokohama

July
Missionary of Art or Cultural Macdonald?: A Tentative Analysis of Guggenheim's Global Expansion Strategy, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo

June
Geneaology of museum communication studies: the introduction of Media Studies into Museums Studies and its development, (in Japanese) The Japan Society for Studies in Journalism and Mass Communication, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto

2008

July
Museums as Media, Media in Museums, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Summer Camp 2008, Yonsei University, Seoul (manuscript available)

June
Reconsidering the concept of museum communication (in Japanese), The Museological Society of Japan, Meiji University, Tokyo

April
Joint Talk with Kosuke FUJITAKA, Fumihiko SUMITOMO
Social Life of Art Works: Art Works Travelling through Time and Space, 101 TOKYO(An International Art Fair in 2008 and 2009), Tokyo

2007

March
Joint presentation with Taro AMANO, Kosuke FUJITAKA, Sawako INANIWA, Fumihiko SUMITOMO
Museum of Art and Society: Describing the society where the museum of art is located, (in Japanese), Toyota Art Management Forum 2007, Tokyo

Others

Translation (Joint Translation)
Japanese Edition of Geoffrey Scott’s The Architecture of Humanism – A Study in the History of Taste, Kajima Institute Publishing, 2011

Translation (Joint translation)
Japanese edition of Adrian Forty's Words and Buildings: A Vocabulary of Modern Architecture, kajima Institute Publishing, 2006