高木 陽子

  • TAKAGI, Yoko

    職位:教授 (Professor)

    • 大学院 生活環境学研究科(博士前期課程)/グローバルファッション専修 Graduate School of Fashion and Living Environment Studies (Master's Program) / Global Fashion Concentration


(English below)




業績 (主要著作・論文・作品など)

専門は、芸術学。19世紀末から今日までのファションとテキスタイルの越境に関する諸問題に興味をもち、執筆と展覧会キュレーションを行ってきた。著書にJaponisme in Fin de Siècle Art in Belgium (Antwerp: Pandora、2002年)、共著書に『ジャポニスム入門』(思文閣出版、2000)等。展覧会企画に、「6+アントワープ・ファッション展」東京オペラシティ(2009)、「感じる服考える服:東京ファッションの現在形展」東京オペラシティアートギャラリー、神戸ファッション美術館(2011-12)  シドニー国立美術大学ギャラリー(2013)、「Les pochoirs Japonais et le Japonisme(染め型紙とジャポニスム)展」パリ日本文化会館(2006-07)、「Katagami Style展」三菱一号館美術館、京都国立近代美術館、三重県立美術館(2012)。
Tansboundary Fashion Seminar主宰


博士課程(英語・日本語論文とも指導可)では、非西洋地域にある日本から、グローバルレベルでファッション学およびファッションデザインを教授できる研究者の育成を目指している。現在の学生は、日本学術振興会特別研究員DC2 (芸術学)に採択された。






Yoko TAKAGI is Professor of Graduate School of Fashion and the Living Environment Studies. She is also program director of the Global Fashion Concentration, MA program taught in English at Bunka Gakuen University, Tokyo.
She completed her Ph.D. in Art Science and Archaeology at the Free University of Brussels (1999) and published her thesis in 2002: Japonisme in Fin de Siècle Art in Belgium (Antwerp: Pandora).
Currently, she is the General Director of the Society for the Study of Japonisme.

Focusing on trans boundary aspects of fashion and textile from the end of the nineteenth century to present day, she has contributed to publications and has curated several exhibitions, including “Katagami: Les pochoirs japonais et le japonisme” (Maison culturelle du Japon à Paris in 2006-7),  “6+ Antwerp Fashion” (Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery in 2009),  “Feel and Think: A New Era of Tokyo Fashion” (Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery and Kobe Fashion Museum in 2011-2012 and National Art School Gallery, Sydney in 2013)  and “Katagami Style” (Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto and Mie Prefectural Art Museum in 2012).
She also hosts the Transboundary Fashion Seminar.


Research Interests

Interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary global issues from the perspective of Fashion Studies
Design education
Fashion and textile exhibition curation

Can supervise: Yes

Dr. Takagi’s students at Masters level have graduated from studies of Fashion and Textile Design at universities including Parsons, London College of Fashion, Ryerson, RMIT, Raffles, London Fashion College, Bunka Gakuen; as well as Art Science, Anthropology, Japanology at universities including Edinburgh, KU Leuven, and Waseda. Continuing Bunka Gakuen’s tradition of fashion education, she strives to bridge theory and practice within a global context, with a focus on fashion related art and design. Her students have had the opportunity to do internships at high profile Japanese brands Yohji Yamamoto, ANREALAGE and AKIKOAOKI, as well as The National Art Center Tokyo. The Double Degree Program with École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is available to the students in the Global Fashion Concentration.

In her PhD Program, she aims to discipline global level researchers/educators on Fashion Studies and Fashion Design from a non-western region, Japan. She is certified to supervise dissertations both in English and in Japanese. One of her PhD candidates has been awarded the prestigious Doctoral Fellowship in Art Science by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

博士課程学生 Doctoral students

・日本学術振興会特別研究員DC2 (2016.4-2018.3) “Biodesign and Washi : Research on a New Traditional Material for Fashion Design(ファッションデザインのための新伝統素材の基礎的研究―バイオデザインと和紙を中心に)”

・ “Globalization,  Agency and Art Nouveau: a comparative study on the development of Japanese department stores and the promotion of decorative arts and textile trends (1880-1930).  (グローバル化、エージェンシーとアール・ヌーヴォー:百貨店の発展、装飾芸術と染織トレンドの国際比較研究 (1880-1930).)”

Themes researched by current MA1 students
・Swords and dandyism in Edo Japan
・Cosplay and the construction of the Self
・Tokyo based indigo brands and cultural sustainability
・Sustainability in fashion education
・Eroticism in fashion photography
・Transgender fashion in Japan and the West
・Game crafting and its application to fashion

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