Curator ／ Director, N and A Inc.
Graduated from Faculty of Economics (1972) and Faculty of Letters (Philosophy, Aesthetics & Science of Arts, 1977), Keio University. Now a Senior Advisor of Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (since Jan. 2020), Nanjo formerly served as the Museum’s Deputy Director (2002-2006) and Director (Nov. 2006-2019), after working for the Japan Foundation (1978-1986). The directorship of International exhibitions he has assumed from 1990s to date for include: the Japan Pavilion, Venice Biennale; Taipei Biennale; Yokohama Triennale; Singapore Biennales; KENPOKU ART, Ibaraki, Japan; Honolulu Biennial; and Kitakyushu Art Festival Imaging Our Future: ART for SDGs. He most recently curated Future and the Arts: AI, Robot, Cities, Life – How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow (2019-2020) at Mori Art Museum. His publications include A Life with Art (2012) amongst others.