Teaching Staff (Multidisciplinary Arts)

Title Professor
Vice President
Research Fields Installation art / Art projects / Multiculturalism and art
Master’s (Fine Arts [Mural Painting]), Tokyo University of the Arts
Bachelor’s (Fine Arts [Oil Painting]), Tokyo University of the Arts
Selected Professional Experience
Professor, Akita University of Art
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Musical Creativity and the Environment, Tokyo University of the Arts
Recent Activities <Single author book>

Robo no kohan: Ozu Yasujiro no jidai to gendai [Patches of Light on the Roadside: Yasujiro Ozu Then and Now]. P3 art and environment


<Selected exhibitions / Artwork submissions>

ARTS & ROUTES: The journey to trace the boundaries (special exhibition). Akita Museum of Modern Art, Yokote City, Akita
Anata ni tsunagaru [Connecting to you]. Niigata City Art Museum
Jinko-gensho, ato [Depopulation, art]. NHK Akita Broadcasting building


<Planning and direction>

Immigration Museum Tokyo online museum
Director, Journey to be continued (documentary film). Immigration Museum Tokyo
Fascinating encounters (2014); The form of encounters (2015); Everyday happenings (2015); Experiencing different cultures through art bath house elegy, humane pull-car, and vanishing view of Showa era. Senju – the town where Kent Dahl had walked around (2016) (group exhibitions). Immigration Museum Tokyo
Newcomer’s view (group exhibitions). Immigration Museum Tokyo
Courses Taught History of Modern Painting
Contemporary Art Seminar (Multidisciplinary Arts)
Multidisciplinary Arts Seminar A, B, C
Graduation Project (Multidisciplinary Arts)

(Graduate School of Transdisciplinary Arts)
Transdisciplinary Arts Theory
Applied Transdisciplinary Arts Theory A
Transdisciplinary Arts Seminar
Transdisciplinary Arts Practicum A
Guided Research I, II (Master’s Program)
Transdisciplinary Arts Research Methods
Transdisciplinary Arts Research: Expression I, II
Guided Research I, II, III (Doctoral Program)


Example Works
100 hummings 耳と耳の間 Kiku Sadud Ruk
100 hummings Mimi to mimi no aida (Uepekere ni yoru tamashii no ibasho) [Between the ears (Where the uepeker say the soul resides)] Kiku Sadud Ruk

Further details (in Japanese) can be found at the following link: IWAI Shigeaki (Japanese Page)