Doctoral Degree Program
Master’s Degree Program
Born in Okayama, Japan. Graduated from the Doctoral Degree Program of the Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Sciences of Art and Design, University of Tsukuba, in 2012 (PhD, Art and Design). Emura specializes in sculpture using traditional Kanshitsu techniques by Urushi lacquer, with a focus on the theory and modern history of sculpture from the creator’s perspective. He is a member of Shinseisaku association.
Exhibitions and awards include all editions of the Shisesaisaku Art Exhibition (2009 to present), Shisesaisaku Art Exhibition New Artist Award (2013 and 2014); Exhibition―spirit of Asian artist in Incheon, Korea, 2014; the 50th Showa-kai Award in Tokyo, 2015 (Showa-kai Sculpture Award);—A Possibility of Sculptural Expression through Kanshitsu—Tadahiko Emura Solo Exhibition in Tokyo, 2015; the 11th Okayama Prefectural Mr. I Development of Rising Artist Award in Okayama (second place Incentive Award), 2018; Japan × Taiwan Contemporary Exchange Exhibition of Lacquerware -the beautiful warmth- in Taipei, Taiwan, 2021; The 12th Okayama Prefectural Mr. I Development of Rising Artists Award Exhibition -Our Ground- in Okayama, 2022; The Coating and The Body -Expanding Lacquer Expression- Lacquer Expression in the Present -National Taiwan University of Arts x University of Tsukuba- in Ibaraki, 2023; A Moment to Touch the Sculpture -The Sculpture Exhibition for Encountering between “Touch” and “See” in Chiba, 2023.
EMURA TADAHIKO SCULPTURES (http://emucching.wixsite.com/emuratadahiko)
Born in Kanagawa, Japan.
Inuma graduated from the Doctoral Degree Program of the Graduate School for Language and Society, Hitotsubashi University, in 2021 (PhD).
Her research interest is in the various narratives regarding British Spiritualism and fairy beliefs around nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Analyzing them, she aims to theorize “Fairy Ontology,” the unique mode of being of the supernatural.
For more information on her career and research activities, see researchmap (https://researchmap.jp/kaorinuma).
Born in Seoul, Korea. Hyunchae graduated from the Doctoral Degree Program of the Graduate School of Art and Design, Tama Art University, in 2019 (PhD).
She is a designer & creative director, and her talents cross-over art, design, concepts and styles with consistency of smart thinking always at the heart of her work. She has worked as a designer at Kenma. Inc and then as a creative director at Samsung Electronics Japan.
Her current research is focused on “Design Potential in the Age of Shared Value (New Paradigm of Social Design).”
For more information on her career and research activities, see her website (https://www.hyunchae.com).