Reiji Ando

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Institute for Art Anthropology, Research Member, Tama Art University
Professor of Art, Faculty of Art and Design, Tama Art University

プロフィール

Born in Tokyo in 1967. Art critic, Professor of Art, Faculty of Art, Tama Art University. Graduated from the Literature Faculty 1 of Waseda University. Majored in archaeology and anthropology, and later worked as an editor at a publishing company, Ando was awarded the Art Encouragement Prize for Excellence in Literary Criticism for Kamigami no toso-Orikuchi Shinobu-ron (The Gods’ Struggle: An Interpretation of Shinobu Orikuchi) in 2002, and later began work as an art critic. Kamigami no toso-Orikuchi Shinobu-ron (Kodansha, 2004) won the Minister of Education Award for Fine Arts, as well as the Kenzaburo Oe Prize and Sei Ito Prize for Hikari no mandara nippon bungaku-ron (Mandala of Light: Japanese Literary Theory) (Kodansha, Ltd., 2008). Other books include Kindai-ron kiki no jidai no arushivu (A Theory of the Modern: Archives of the Crisis Generation) (NTT Publishing Co., Ltd., 2008), Reiju “shisha no sho” kanketsu hen (Sacred Beasts: Book of the Dead) (Shinchosha Publishing Co., Ltd., 2009) Basho to musubi kindai nippon shiso-shi (History of Modern Japanese Thought: Place and the Spirit of Birth and Becoming) (Kodansha, Ltd.,2010), Tasogare no kuni (Country of Twilight) (Chikumashobo, Ltd., 2010), Shukusai no shomotsu hyogen no zero o megutte (Writings on the Festival: The Zero Point of Expression) (Bungeishunju, Ltd. 2012), and Orikuchi shinobu no seishun (Shinobu Orikuchi’s Youth) (co-written with Taeko Tomioka, 2013).

書籍

Shukusai no shomotsu: hyogen no zero wo megutte (Writings on the Festival: The Zero Point of Expression)(Bungeishunju Ltd., 2012)
Basho to musubi kindai nippon shiso-shi (History of Modern Japanese Thought: Place and the Spirit of Birth and Becoming)(Kodansha Ltd., 2010)
Hikari no mandara: nippon bungaku-ron (Mandala of Light: Japanese Literary Theory) (Kodansha Ltd., 2008)
Kamigami no toso: Orikuchi shinobu-ron (The Gods’ Struggle: An Interpretation of Shinobu Orikuchi)(Kodansha Ltd., 2004)