Graduated from the Department of Aesthetics and Art History, Faculty of Letters, Keio University in 2012, and completed the master’s course at the university in 2015. She wrote about Frank Lloyd Wright’s spatial expression, taking up Ukiyoe, Unity Temple, and his discourse. Since 2015, she had been an editorial staff of a+u. Examples she engaged in “John A. Caminada” (a+u 15:10), “Latvia: Representations of Architecture” (a+u 16:07), “architecten de vylder vinck taillieu” (a+u 17:06), “nbbj” (a+u 18:12), and some articles on Shinkenchiku.In September 2020 she joined SEKISUI HOUSE – KUMA LAB as an academic specialist, in charge of LAB’s communication. She also works as a freelance researcher, editor, and writer.
Q1: How are you collaborating with SEKISUI HOUSE-KUMA LAB?
A1: I am a member of SEKISUI HOUSE – KUMA LAB, mainly in charge of communication. I lead the direction of this website and plan and organize events.
Q2: What is in your photo?
A2: Part of my bookshelves. Some stones from my collection, invitation letters, and books.
Q3: What kind of books are in your photo? Would you give us some book information?
William Allin Storrer, Frank Lloyd Wright Companion.
Anthony Alofsin, CompanionFrank Lloyd Wright–the Lost Years, 1910-1922: A Study of Influence, University of Chicago Press, 1993.
Frank Escher, John Lautner, Architect, Princeton Architectural Press, 1998.
E.H. Gombrich, The Story of Art, London: Phaidon, 1995.
Carrie Lambert-Beatty, Gerardo Mosquera, and Helaine Posner, Tania Bruguera: On the Political Imaginary, Charta/Neuberger Museum of Art, 2010.
Q4: Tell us about your recent interests.
A4: I appreciate architecture and space and enjoy communicating my architectural experience to the public. Recently I am writing reviews on architectural exhibitions for art media.
Q5: How do you want to be part of KUMA group?
A5: I would like to contribute to creating a place where fun ideas can be visualized and realized. Also, through this laboratory, I would like to like architecture from more different angles and encounter more interesting spaces.