Fumiko Nakamura is the curator of Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art in Japan. She explores the relationship between the visual culture, especially the photography, and the contemporary art through exhibitions and research. Recent curatorial exhibitions include Photography will be (Aichi, Japan, 2014) . And she organized “APMoA Project, ARCH” series to nurture the young artists and represented Nobuaki Itoh, Yuki Iiyama, Yoichi Umetsu and Yosuke Bandai. In 2017, she curated the group exhibition Play in the Flow in Chiangmai, Thailand.
Professor at the Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences at Waseda University. As a curator for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (1993-2020), she has been involved in the organization of exhibitions including Yuki Katsura: A Fable, Yoko Ono: From My Window, LandscapeーYukihisa Isobe: Artist-Ecological Planner, and Kishio Suga: Situated Latency, as well as themed exhibitions including Moderns by the Sumida River, Weavers of WorldsーA Century of Flux in Japanese Modern/Contemporary Art, and The Potentiality of Drawing. She is a contributor to several books, including Politics of Exhibition (Suiseisha), Museums in the Blues: Reconsidering Displays and Collections (Suiseisha), and Yoko Ono: The Sky Is Always Clear (Moscow Museum of Modern Art).
Dance journalist / critic. Has been contributing articles to newspapers and magazines such as DANCEARTand Theatre Arts. Member of AICT, and co-director of the Maiboku no Kai. Co-authored publications include ”Future of Performing Arts from Quebec” (Sangen-sha), ”54 Chapters to Know About Quebec” ( Akashi-Shoten), and ”Modern Dance in the Theatre of War, Takaya Eguchi and Misako Miya’s Modern Dance Group Touring in the Battlefront (canta).
■Dance critic and a director of Japan Dance Plug Co. Ltd.
■Contribution:”Monthly BRAVO（my own serial page）”,”DANCE MAGAZINE”,”ASAHI SHIMBUN(Newspaper)”
■Book list：”PERFECT GUIDE BOOK of Contemporary Dance”,”Dance Bible” and more.
■Festival Advisor, Jury of Competition：”Dance New Air”,”Fukuoka Dance Fringe Festival”,”Hokkaido Dance Project”,”Odoru AKITA”,”Dancers’ Nest”,”El Sur Foundation ”,”Tokyo Metropolitan Theater ”,”Seoul International Choreograph Festival”,”New Dance for Asia（Seoul） & Asian Solo & Duo Challenge for MASDANZA”