Read a little bit about the experts joining us in Kyoto! First is Yuki Asakura.

Yuki Asakura

After graduating from Kyoto University, where she studied in literature, Yuki Asakura went on to earn a PhD from the Graduate Course in Applied Musicology at the Department of Musical Creativity and the Environment, Tokyo University of the Arts. She worked as an academic researcher for the university’s Art Liaison Center between 2009 and 2012, developing collaborative projects between the university and local communities. She returned to her hometown of Fukui in 2012, where she continues to research cultural policy while also being involved in running music festivals and art projects. Asakura is a parttime lecturer at Shizuoka University of Art and Culture, Fukui Prefectural University, and the University of Fukui. Since April 2017, she has participated in international comparative research on cultural policy for the office of Agency for Cultural Affairs that focuses on regional culture revitalization.

Yuki will be the moderator of Residencies that Revitalize Communities joined by Annalee Davis, Arie Syarifuddin and Teiko Hinuma!

This panel discussion on the 6th February will ask how can arts residencies be mutually beneficial to both artists and the communities they interact with? Who are these communities? Furthermore by using case studies from diverse regions, this panel discusson will highlight the impact residencies can have on various socioeconomic environments.

Sound interesting to you? See you in Kyoto!

Spotlight on Speaker: Yuki Asakura!