This event will occur in Central Time.
Join us live for a virtual lecture by curator Ikko Yokoyama followed by an audience Q&A.
Ikko Yokoyama is lead curator of design and architecture at M+, Hong Kong's new museum for visual culture in the West Kowloon Cultural District. Before joining M+, she was based in Stockholm and served as head of exhibitions at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts, and Design. As an independent curator and writer, Yokoyama worked on international exhibitions and projects, including Found MUJI Sweden, Stockholm (2016); Japanese Design Revisited for Helsinki Design Week (2015); and THE FAB MIND: Hints of the Future in a Shifting World at 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT, Tokyo (2014–2015). She also regularly contributed to the periodicals Form, Casa BRUTUS, AXIS, Pen, Esquire, Elle Décor, and Studio Voice.
Yokoyama authored and co-edited a book about the legendary Swedish ceramic artist Lisa Larson, Lisa LARSON (Pie Books, 2011). In 2008, she co-founded Editions in Craft, a production platform that encourages collaborations among artists, designers, and craftspeople and worked on projects, mainly in South Africa and Sweden. She served as a board member of the Friends of Moderna Museet in Stockholm (2008–2015). Currently, she serves as an executive committee member of the International Confederation of Architectural Museums and an advisory panel of the Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textiles in Hong Kong.
Presented in partnership with the William Bronson and Grayce Slovet Mitchell Lecture Series in SAIC's Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Designed Objects.
View the Ikko Yokoyama SAIC Flaxman Library Resource Guide for additional information about the curator.