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Akiko Miki


International Artistic Director, Benesse Art Site Naoshima

Former Co-director of Yokohama Triennale 2017/Artistic Director of its 2011 edition, Senior and Chief Curator at Palais de Tokyo (2000-2014), Miki served also Guest Curator for many major museums including Mori Art Museum, Yokohama Museum of Art, Barbican Art Gallery and National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul as well as for international shows like 1998 Taipei Biennial “Site of Desire.” Recent curatorial projects include “Islands, Constellations & Galapagos” (2017), “Anri Sala: Teshima Sea Wall House”(2016),“Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection - from Shōhaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer” (2016), “Takashi Murakami: The 500 Arhats” (2015), “Hiroshi Sugimoto: Today the world died” (2014),“Our Magic Hour” (2011), “French Window” (2011), “Chalo! India: A New Era of Indian Art” (2008). She is also Co-author/Co-editor of number of books including Insular Insight (Lars Müller, 2011) which received the DAM Architectural Book Award and Nobuyoshi Araki: Self, Life, Death, (Phaidon Press, 2005), and many others.


Thursday 18 October 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

“Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection” by Akiko Miki, International artistic director, Benesse Art Site, Naoshima