As a part of course study, MAU invites specialists active in Japan and abroad in their respective fields, to give lectures and hold critiques as visiting professors. To date prominent artists and designers have conducted numerous lectures, critiques, open symposiums, etc., on a wide variety of topics.
The visiting professor program also encompasses theme-based workshops, and experiments in collaborative art making and critiques.

Visiting Professor 2015

Kari Johannes Piippo
Finland / Graphic designer, Illustrator

Period
May 11th to 16th, 2015

Nicholas Rhodes
U.K. / Programme Director, Product Ceramic & Industrial Design at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, University of the Arts, London

Period
May 13th to 20th, 2015

Albano Afonso
Brazil / Visual artist

Period
June 22nd to 25th, 2015

Qu Feng Guo
China / Artist, Professor at Shanghai Theatre Academy

Period
June 25th to July 1st, 2015

Andrew Basile
U.S.A / President of Basile Creative Services, Creative director

Period
July 6th to 11th, 2015

Edward Allington
U.K. / Professor of Fine Art and Head of Graduate Sculpture, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London

Sophie Raikes
U.K. / Assistant Curator (Collections) at Henry Moore Institute

Period
July 13th to 18th, 2015

Laurence Madrelle
France / Director of LM communiquer

Period
September 7th to 12th, 2015

Anthony Dunne
U.K. / Professor and Head of the Design Interactions Programme at the Royal College of Art in London

Fiona Raby
U.K. / Professor of Industrial Design at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna

Period
September 14th to 19th, 2015

Sophie Krier
Luxembourg / Designer, University College Roosevelt 2015 Artist-in-residence

Period
September 14th to 19th, 2015

Michael Bielicky
Germany / Professor and Head of the Media Art Department at University of Arts and Design (HFG) Karlsruhe

Period
September 14th to 19th, 2015

Tadashi Kawamata
Japan (France) /Professor at Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris

Period
September 24th to 30th, 2015

Raman Schlemmer
Germany (Italy) / Director of Oskar Schlemmer Archive

Period
November 2nd to 7th, 2015

Enric Massip Bosch
Spain / Architect, Director of EMBA_ESTUDI MASSIP-BOSCH ARQUITECTES
Associate Professor, Design Department at Polytechnic University of Catalonia-Barcelona TECH

Period
November 9th to 13th, 2015

Ian Woo
Singapore / Painter, Senior Lecturer at LASALLE College of the Arts

Period
November 9th to 14th, 2015

Roberto Feo
U.K., Spain (U.K.) / Professor, Department of Design at Goldsmiths, University in London
Lecturer, the Design Products Department at The Royal College of Art in London

Rosario Hurtado
U.K., Spain (U.K.) / Professor, Space and Communications at HEAD-Geneve
Lecturer, Department of Design at Goldsmiths, University in London

Period
November 16th to 21st, 2015

Masayoshi Yamada
Japan (France) / Sculptor

Period
December 14th to 19th, 2015