Nikon Photo Contest 2022-2023 Judges
Based in Tokyo, Mikiko Kikuta is an independent curator.
After working in commercial production, she moved to Italy to study photography history and Italian art history at the University of Bologna. She has since planned and managed photo exhibitions and contemporary art exhibitions in Japan and Europe. Currently, she is the director of the “European Eyes on Japan” photography project, as well as the director Shiogama Photo Festival (Miyagi, Japan), and the curator of Kanzan gallery (Tokyo) and Sado Island Galaxy Art Festival (Niigata).