Portrait of Rei Maeda

Rei Maeda

Born in Yokohama, Japan, Rei Maeda is the Coordinator for Art Front Gallery and editor for Gendaikikakushitsu Publishers.

Rei graduated from Tokyo University and its post-graduate school (majoring in French Caribbean literature). She has worked as coordinator for the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale since its beginning (2000) and been involved in the international programs of Setouchi Triennale (2010 & 2013).

The projects she has coordinated through Art Front Gallery include Art Against Apartheid (originally organised by UNESCO, touring to 194 places throughout Japan in 1988-90), Faret Tachikawa Art Project (1994), and New Trends of Architecture in Europe and Asia-Pacific (5 editions; travelling to 17 cities in Europe, Asia and Australia between 2001 and 2011).