Dr Fuyubi Nakamura has won the American Anthropological Association’s Council of Museum Anthropology’s 2022 Michael M. Ames Prize for Innovative Museum Anthropology
Congratulations to Dr Fuyubi Nakamura, a former DPhil student of the School, who has been awarded the American Anthropological Association’s Council of Museum Anthropology’s 2022 Michael M. Ames Prize for Innovative Museum Anthropology for her project, A Future for Memory: Art and Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake. Nakamura’s project explores issues of memory, materiality, public commemoration and the role of museums related to the 2011 triple disaster in Japan. This award is the most prestigious award for museum anthropology in the English-speaking world. This project was also awarded an honorary mention in the Canadian Museum Association’s Award of Outstanding Achievement in the Research category.
To explore the exhibition and online programs: https://moa.ubc.ca/exhibition/a-future-for-memory/
To view the information about the accompanying publication: https://moa.ubc.ca/museum-shop/all-publications/#pub-41327