Ichirota Suzuki

Director, Large, Small & Ref. Co, Ltd.
Born in Hamamatsu City in Shizuoka Prefecture. After working as an artist in the UK for about 10 years, Suzuki was put in charge of the planning of collaborative projects in various areas of the “Takeshi Cultural Center” project at authorized NPO Creative Support Let’s, which he drew up together with artist Takafumi Fukasawa. Suzuki provides consultation services for various fields including culture, welfare, and community development at a company he established in 2013 with architect Tasuku Ohigashi. Their work takes a variety of forms, in fields such as community space management, housing / store building design, research project planning and management, exhibition direction, exhibition booth design and construction, talk event planning, site-specific and promenade theater performances, web magazines and the launch of guest houses. Suzuki also serves as culture program coordinator for Shizuoka Prefecture and director of NPO The Room for Full of Voice Words and Hearts “Cocoroom.”