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ABE Kazunao


Born in 1960 and graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts with a major in aesthetics and visual art theory. From 1990 to 2001, he was co-curator of Canon ARTLAB, a cultural development platform established by Canon Inc. He then joined the team preparing to launch Yamaguchi Center for Arts and Media [YCAM] and since the center opened in 2003, he has overseen all of its activities as artistic director, (since 2012 Deputy Director). Major exhibitions include Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s “Amodal Suspension," Ryuichi Sakamoto and Shiro Takatani’s “LIFE - fluid, invisible, inaudible ...” (2007), “Otomo Yoshihide/Ensembles” (2008), Seiko Mikami's “Desire of Codes” (2010) and international group show “Art and Collective Intelligence" (2013).


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