As a part of the course of 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 Professors 2008

Hiroshi Sakane
Japan (Peru) / Director, Museo Amano

“Andean art and culture”

Helene Labbe-Bazantay
France / Lecturer, Universite de Perpignan.

“Matters on reformation in the modern art”

Andrew Brown
U.K / Lecturer, school of Art and Design, Nottingham Trent University.

“Media art and performance art”

Edward Allington
UK / Head of Postgraduate Sculpture, the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London.

“Modern sculpture and public art in UK”

Bo Linnemann
Denmark / Creative director, President of Kontrapunkt A/S

“Formation of Visual Design”

Myung Dae Moon
South Korea / Honorary professor of Art Department,Dongguk University.

“History of Religious Art in East Asia”

Ernesto Cloma
Philippine / Director, Philippine Educational Theater Association.

“Workshop to connect design and a society”

Fiona Raby + Roger Ibars
UK (Raby) / Lecturer, Department of Design InteractionThe Royal College of Art
Interaction Designer Consultant, T-Mobile, Spain(Japan) (Ibars)

“Design Interaction”

Christine Van Assche
Belgium(France) / Chief curator, Department of new media, Centre National d'Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou

“New media and Politics”