Yuki Kawakamii

Yuki Kawakami_photo by Felicity Jenkins

Yuki Kawakamii is a creative producer who is interested in socially inclusive community-led projects and supporting career-pathway opportunities for young people in the arts. She is currently working as the Tertiary and Youth Programs Producer at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and is the Chairperson on the Board of Firstdraft. In 2019, she was assistant curator of the Gallery’s major exhibition Japan supernatural and creative producer of its Sydney Festival program, Night parade of one hundred goblins. In 2017, she was awarded the Edmund Capon Fellowship to research youth engagement programs in Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong. She is passionate about ethical leadership practices in mentorship and working with artists and performers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.