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Fuyubi Nakamura

Fuyubi Nakamura (中村冬日) is a socio-cultural anthropologist trained at the University of Oxford. She holds a joint position of Curator, Asia at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) and Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian studies at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Fuyubi specializes in the anthropology of art, museum studies, and material and visual culture studies. She has taught in these fields at the Australian National University (2007-2010) and University of Tokyo (2012-2013), and curated exhibitions internationally prior to joining UBC in 2014. Her project, Traces of Words: Art and Calligraphy from Asia (2017) won an Award of Outstanding Achievement from the Canadian Museum Association in 2018 and her publication, Asia through Art and Anthropology: Cultural Translation across Borders (2013) was awarded the best anthology prize from the Art Association of Australia and New Zealand (2014). Her most recent exhibition at MOA (2021) was A Future for Memory: Art and Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake.

Traces of Words