Rurality 2.0 Yukiko Shikata
yukiko shikata

Yukiko Shikata is a media art curator & critic based in Tokyo, specially-assigned professor at Tokyo Zokei University, guest professor at Tama Art University and the lecturer at IAMAS. 
She has been curating many challenging projects at Canon ARTLAB (Curator, 1990-2001), Mori Art Museum (Associate Curator, 2002-04), NTT InterCommunication Center[ICC] (Senior Curator, 2004-2010) and independently "Power of Codes" by Mischa Kuball (Tokyo National Museum, 1999), "Amodal Suspension" by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer (YCAM, 2003), “MobLab” (2005), etc. Selected exhibitions at ICC are "open nature" (2005), "Connecting Worlds" (2006), "Light InSight" (2008), and “Mission G: sensing the earth” (2009), “COOP HIMMELB(L)AU: FUTURE REVISITED” (2009), and directed the festival “Interferenze Seeds Tokyo (IST2010)” (2010). 
She is jury of Japan Media Arts Festival, and has worked as jury in many International competitions including Prix Ars Electronica, UNESCO Digi-Art Prize, Nam June Paik Award.