posted by CAA — Dec 22, 2022
Nozomi Naoi is Associate Professor of Humanities at Yale-NUS College with joint appointment at the Department of Japanese Studies, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the National University of Singapore. She specializes in modern Japanese art and visual culture and is the author of Yumeji Modern: Designing the Everyday in Twentieth-Century Japan (University of Washington Press, 2020; awarded the Honorable Mention for the John Whitney Hall Prize 2022). She is preparing her second book, Modern Design and the Japanese Department Store(under advance contract with MIT Press) which demonstrates how material culture via modern design and visual materials creates the modern Japanese subject through the institution of department stores. She is also co-curating the exhibition, “Made in Japan: 20th-Century Poster Art” at the Poster House Museum in New York, opening in March 2023.