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Articles by Namiko Kunimoto

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Namiko Kunimoto is a specialist in modern and contemporary Japanese art, with research interests in gender, race, urbanization, photography, visual culture, performance art, transnationalism, and nation formation. Her essays include “Olympic Dissent: Art, Politics, and the Tokyo Games” in The Asia Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, “Tactics and Strategies: Chen Qiulin and the Production of Space” in Art Journal and “Shiraga Kazuo: The Hero and Concrete Violence” published in Art History. Dr. Kunimoto’s awards include a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Fellowship, Japan Foundation Fellowships (2007 and 2016), a College Art Association Millard/Meiss Author Award, and the Ratner Award for Distinguished Teaching (2019). Her book, The Stakes of Exposure: Anxious Bodies in Postwar Japanese Art, was published in 2017 by the University of Minnesota Press.