Mayu Kanamori

Mayu Kanamori is a Sydney-based storyteller working across mediums including theatre, performance, photography, video, installation, heritage interpretation, writing, and documentary making. Her performance works include The Heart of the Journey, CHIKA: A Documentary Performance, Yasukichi Murakami: Through a Distant Lens and You’ve Mistaken Me For A Butterfly. 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. Other works include Cowra Voices in Cowra, NSW and In Repose, in Broome, Townsville and on Thursday Island. 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 and a founding member of Nikkei Australia.

Photo: Katy Fitzgerald.