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Mayu Kanamori

 

mayu photo by Katy Fitzgerald
Mayu Kanamori

Mayu Kanamori is a Sydney based storyteller working across mediums including theatre, performance, photography, installation, heritage interpretation, writing, radio and documentary making.

Her performance works include The Heart of the Journey, CHIKA: A Documentary Performance, In Repose, and Yasukichi Murakami: Through a Distant Lens. As a heritage interpreter, she has created the audio for Nyamba Buru Yawuru’s multi award winning Jetty to Jetty Heritage Trail and Lustre: Pearling & Australia with the WA Museum. As a radio producer Mayu has received a commendation for United Nations Association Media Peace Award Promotion of Multicultural Issues, Broome  NAIDOC Non Indigenous Reconciliation Award and has been a finalist for Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism.

She is a board member of The Koto Music Institute of Australia, on the management committee of Living with Our Dead, and a founding member of Nikkei Australia.

 

 

 

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