・Transdisciplinary Arts Theory
・Applied Transdisciplinary Arts Theory A
・Transdisciplinary Arts Seminar
・Transdisciplinary Arts Practicum I
・Production Skills Workshop I, II
・Guided Research I, II (Master’s Program)
・Transdisciplinary Arts Research: Expression I, II
・Transdisciplinary Arts Research: Theory I, II
・Guided Research I, II, III (Doctoral Program)
Hiroyuki Hattori was born (1978) in Aichi, Japan. He completed postgraduate studies in architecture in 2006 at Waseda University. He worked for renowned artist-in-residence institutions such as Akiyoshidai International Art Village (Yamaguchi) and Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC) for over 10 years. He then began work as an independent curator in 2016 and has been actively working in Asia since. Combining a unique background in architecture and proven experience as a curator, he has been exploring the idea of public space through process-based projects. Recent curatorial works include Towada Oirase Art Festival SURVIVE — Time Hoppers on the Earth (Towada Art Center, Aomori, and other sites, 2013); MEDIA/ART KITCHEN (National Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta / MAP KL, Kuala Lumpur / Ayala Museum, 98B Collaboratory, Green Papaya Art Projects,etc., Manila / Bangkok Art and Culture Centre [BACC], Bangkok / Aomori Contemporary Art Centre [ACAC], Aomori, 2013–2014), Aichi Triennale 2016 Homo Faber: A Rainbow Caravan (2016); and ESCAPE from the SEA (National Visual Art Gallery and Art Printing Works Sdn Bdh, Kuala Lumpur, 2017). He was appointed as the curator of the Japan Pavilion for the 58th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia in 2019.
<Selected Curatorial Projects>
Going Away Closer.Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havana, Cuba
ESCAPE from the SEA. National Visual Art Gallery and Art Printing Works Sdn Bdh, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Aichi Triennale 2016 Homo Faber: A Rainbow Caravan. Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art and more than 20 other sites, Aichi, Japan
– Served as a curator in one of the biggest and most prestigious international art festivals in Japan. Making the most of my strong connections and network in Asia, I invited artists such as Charles Lim, Liu Wei, ruangrupa, Gulnara Kasmalieva and Mratbek Djumaliev, Shreyas Karle, Sanghee Song, and UuDam Tran Nguyen, many of whom had their first exposure in Japan, along with other Japanese artists.
Assembridge Nagoya PANORAMA GARDEN– Discovering Signs in the Alternative Ecosystem. Minatomachi Potluck Building and 9 other sites, Aichi, Japan
-Director of the festival. This was a new festival held in parallel with Aichi Triennale, exhibiting many new commissions by young and emerging artists.
Chulayarnnon Siriphol Behind the Painting. Art Center Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
The construction of history is dedicated to the memories of the unnamed. Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), Aomori, Japan
-An exhibition co-curated with video artist Hikaru Fujii. Researched the Aomori City collections to make an archival exhibition depicting unwritten and alternative history.
MEDIA/ART KITCHEN –Reality Distortion Field. Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand; Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), Aomori, Japan; Ayala Museum, 98B Collaboratory, Green Papaya Art project, Manila, the Philippines; MAP KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
-Co-curated by 13 curators from 9 Asian cities under the organization by the Japan Foundation. The exhibition happened in 5 countries under the same title, but with different contexts, scales and processes.
Trans×Form in Delhi. Japan Foundation New Delhi, Delhi, India
Towada Oirase Art Festival SURVIVE- Time Hoppers on the Earth. Towada Art Center and Oirase Area, Aomori, Japan
Skylines With Flying People. MAC Hanoi, Japan Foundation Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam
Re-Modernologio. Aomori Contemporary Art Centre (ACAC), Aomori, Japan
Motoyuki Shitamichi Rider House. Midori Art Center (MAC), Aomori, Japan
weavingscapes. Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Yamaguchi, Japan
Charles LIM: It’s not that I forgot, but rather I chose not to mention. Akiyoshidai International Art Village, Yamaguchi, Japan
<Selected Symposiums, Lectures and Talks>
Panelist, Contemporary Youth Art For Forum Mapping Asia: Art Practice and Promotion in Asia. University Museum and Art Gallery (UMAG), University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Panelist, Curatorial Summit and Research program: How international art professional could be grown in Japan. Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan, Tokyo
Discussant, Yebisu International Festival for Film and Alternative Visions, Present Expression of Video Art in Asia. Discussants: Jinsuk Suh (Director, Nam Jun Paik Art Center), Keiko Okamura (Curator, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography), Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
Lecture, Artist-in-Residence in ACAC and Japan. Fresh Paint, Tel Aviv, Israel
Lecture, A platform of artistic creativity – Exploring possibilities of Artist in Residence at ACAC. 1 Shanthi Road, Bangalore / CONA foundation, Mumbai / The Clark House, Mumbai / Vadehra Art Gallery/FICA, Delhi, India
<Selected Jury and Committee>
Nominator, The 4th edition of the Asia Pacific Breweries Foundation Signature Art Prize in 2018
Selection Committee, ART NOVA 100, Beijing, China
Selection member, JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL. Agency of Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan
Nomination committee, NISSAN ART AWARD 2015, 2017. Nissan Motor Cooperation, Tokyo
“Lifescapes: Art and Public Spaces,” in Aichi Triennale 2016: A Rainbow Caravan Catalog. Chihiro Minato, Daniela Castro et al. (Tokyo: Heibonsha Co. Ltd), pp.23-25.
Kenichiro Egami + Hiroyuki Hattori “Collective Asia- Occupy/Life/Humor,” in Dreamer’s Crossroads: Towards the Place of Art and Memory. Ed. Chihiro Minato (Tokyo: Heibonsha Co. Ltd), pp. 82-96
“Share the Incomprehensibility. Where should we project on?” in Difficulty in Art Projects. Ed. Nozomu Ogawa (Tokyo, Film Art, Inc.), pp.114-147
“Mise Natsunosuke and Tohoku-ga – Can a new order arise from chaos?” in REALKYOTO website. Ed. Tetsuya Ozaki (Kyoto, REALKYOTO). http://realkyoto.jp/en/review/mise-natsunosuke-and-tohoku-ga/
“Unleashing the Memories of the Unnamed: Recommendations for the Archive and a New Direction for the Collection,” in The Construction of History is Dedicated to the Memories of the Unnamed. Ed. Hiroyuki Hattori (Aomori, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre), pp.76-78
“Modes of Collaboration and Their Whereabouts,” in MEDIA/ART KITCHEN –Reality Distortion Field Catalog. Ed. Hiroyuki Hattori (Tokyo, Japan Foundation), pp.43-45
“Unmonumental production by Subtraction,” in Towada, Oirase – discovering the land and the water. Ed. Keijiro Suga + Towada Oirase Art Festival Committee (Tokyo, Seigensha), pp.206-207
“Designing Situations: Theatrical or Gameplaying Actions and the Structuring of Circumstance,” in 24 OUR TELEVISION. Ed. Hiroyuki Hattori (Aomori, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre), pp.11-14