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Curatorial Team & Production

Artistic Director:
Akira Tatehata
Born in 1947 in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan; graduated in 1972 with a degree in French Studies from the Waseda University's School of Humanities & Social Sciences. He worked for the Agency for Cultural Affairs, as researcher at the National Museum of Art, Osaka, and was Assistant Professor and Professor at the Department of Art & Science, Tama Art University. In 1990 and 1993 he was the Commissioner of the Japanese pavillion at La Biennale di Venezia. In 2001, he was one of the four Artistic Directors of the first Yokohama Triennale. He has a wide experience with international art festivals, involved as a curator at Korea's Gwangju Biennale and Busan Biennale, among other events. Since 2005, he is the Director of the National Museum of Art, Osaka.


Pier Luigi Tazzi
Art Critic, independent curator, lives in Italy.

Jochen Volz
Director of Inhotim Contemporary Art Center, Brazil.

Masahiko Haito
Chief curator, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art.

Hinako Kasagi
Curator, Nagoya City Art Museum

Takashi Echigoya (Film)
Senior curator of film, Arts Promotion Service, Aichi Arts Center.

Eri Karatsu (Performing Arts)
Senior curator of performing arts, Arts Promotion Service, Aichi Arts Center.

Guest Curator:
Emmanuelle de Montgazon
Independent curator, lives in France.

Associate Curators:

Fuyumi Namioka
Independent curator. Lives in Switzerland and works in Italy.

Hisako Hara
Professor of Osaka Electro-Communication University

Yoshiko Owaki, (Opera)
Assistant Director of Opera, Aichi Arts Foundation


Akiko Fujii (Performing Arts)
Senior Curator of Performing Arts, Arts Promotion Service, Aichi Arts Center

Manabu Mizuno (Music)
Assistant Director of Music, Aichi Arts Foundation

Yuko Ito
Freelance Educator of Fine Arts

Takashi Muto, Architect

Assistant curators:
Ikumasa Hayashi, independent curator
Yuri Yoshida, independent curator
Tomoko Okamura, independent curator
Kazuho Soeda, curator of Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art
Eriko Noguchi , assistant director, International Arts Festival Section, Aichi Prefectural Government
Kako Yamaguchi, (Performing Arts), director of N.P.O. alfalfa

Assistant educators:
Sachiyo Ukai, junior high school part-time teacher
Hatsue Ichiyanagi, elementary school art teacher

More than 2,500 volunteers will support the operation of the triennale venues, assist artists, and provide guidance and tours to visitors.

Aichi Triennale 2010

21 August - 31 October 2010
Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture

Lists of artists:

International Exhibition

Performing Arts

Curatorial Competition

Film Program

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