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biography

Born in Kobe, Japan

Lives and works in London, UK

 

selected exhibitions

2011 H2O, Chelsea Futurespace, London (19 July - 2 October)

2010 4 x 6 inch, Galerie Lorenz, Frankfurt (December)

2009 National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (11 May - 11 June)

2009 The Annexe Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (11 - 17 May)

2008 Blow My Skirt Up, Chelsea Futurespace, London (8 October - 16 November)

2008 sneak preview, Galerie Lorenz, Frankfurt (6 June)

2008 Do Something Different, International Exhibitionist Slide Show, Barbican, London (March)

2007 group exhibition, Galerie Lorenz, Frankfurt (30 November 2007 - 12 January 2008)

2007 Future Image: Asia-Europe Forum for young Photographer 2007, CIT, Cork & IADT, Dublin, Ireland (22 & 24 November 2007)

2007 3Things, RUN gallery, London (30 June - 29 July)

2007 TURTLE, Woburn Studios, Slade School of Fine Art UCL, London (March)

2007 TURTLE, nüans, Düsseldorf, Germany (3-25 February)

2006 D21:SALON, D21, Leipzig, Germany (9-22 December)

2006 Deptford X Showcase, APT Gallery, London (3-19 November)

2006 Distance & Proximity, The Trafalgar, London (9 October - 2 December)

2006 Art Below, Euston London Underground Station (3-16 July)

2005 New Art Birmingham, The Kettle Works, Birmingham (9 - 10 December)

2004 Small Is Beautiful XXII, Flowers Central, London (December)

2003 Souvenir, Transition, London (8 - 30 November)

2002 Gallery Q, Tokyo, Solo Exhibition (March)

2000 Asagaya Greenhouse Gallery, Tokyo, Solo Exhibition (June - July)

2000 Movement, Le Deco Gallery, Tokyo

2000 Colour, Le Deco Gallery, Tokyo

 

publications/reviews

2010 AREA17, Published by Asia and Europe Foundation

2008 Blow My Skirt Up, Exhibition catalogue published by CHELSEA space

2006 fold06, Chelsea College of Art and Design

2006 ArtSEEN journal, Summer 06

2005 London Independent Photography, Summer/Autumn No.2

 

awards

2009 Renaissance Arts Prize 2009
  received Best Non Italian Artist in the Photography section and Special Toscana In Prize (ARTiT article)

 

residencies/forums

2010 Atlier D'Artista, Tuscany, Italy

2007 Future Image: Asia-Europe Forum for Young Photographers 2007, Cork & Dublin, Ireland

 

education

2003-04 MA in Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London

1995-99 BA in Art History, Keio University, Tokyo