Yuko Hasegawa is Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (2016–present) and Professor of Graduate School of Global Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts (2016–present). She was Chief Curator and Founding Artistic Director (1999–2006) of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa and Chief Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (2006–2016). She is Artistic Director of Inujima Art House Project (2011–present).
She was named as Curator of the 11th Sharjah Biennial (2013), Co-Curator of the 29th São Paulo Biennial (2010), and Artistic Director of the 7th International Istanbul Biennial (2001). Her recent projects include the 7th International Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art: Clouds ⇄ Forests (September 2017); Japanorama: NEW VISION ON ART SINCE 1970 at Centre Pompidou-Metz (October 2017); Kishio Suga: Situations at Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan (2016); New Sensorium Exiting from Failures of Modernization at ZKM | Centre for Art and Media Karlsruhe (2016).
She has also served on the jury for Nasher Prize Nasher Sculpture Centre, Dallas (2015); the Premio MAXXI BULGARI, Roma (2017); and the 48 Esposizione La Biennale di Venezia (1999), among others. She was also a jury member of Hugo Boss Asia Art Award (2017, 2015, 2013).