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MORIYAMA Tomoe

Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo

Japan

MORIYAMA was engaged in the launch of the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography and its Images and Technology Gallery as a curator from 1989. While teaching at universities including the Graduate School of the University of Tokyo, Waseda University, and Bauhaus University, she has curated approximately 50 media art exhibitions in Japan and abroad. She has held her current position at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo since 2007. With a scholarship from the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan, she worked at ZKM and MIT Media Lab as an invited researcher. She served as a consulting curator at the J.P. Getty Research Institute and as a jury member for the Prix Ars Electronica. At SIGGRAPH Asia in 2008 (Singapore), she was the first Japanese chair of the program "Art Gallery / Emerging Technologies." She also served as a jury member for NHK's Japan Prize. Among the major exhibitions she has curated are IMAGINATION, A Universe in Storyboards--Birth of an Image, Meta-Visual, Haptic Literature--intersection of text/media art, Kohei Nawa--SYNTHESIS, Tokujin Yoshioka_Crystallize, mission [SPACEXART]--beyond cosmologies, and the Japan Media Arts Festival Linz Exhibition and Aichi Exhibition. Among her main published books are Re-Imagination and Meta-Visual (French Edition) (co-author and supervisor).

( 2017 )

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