• Location:
    Tokyo, Japan
  • LensCulture Awards:
    Portrait Awards 2014, Series Winner
  • Gallery Representation:
    ZEN FOTO GALLERY
  • Photo Associations & Memberships:
    Japan Professional Photographers Society
About Tsutomu Yamagata

Tsutomu Yamagata

1966 Born in Tokyo, Japan
Law department law subject, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
Based in Tokyo.
A member of the Japan Professional Photographers Society.

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2014 "Dried-up Paris and Amsterdam", ALBA GALLERY (Beijing, China)
2013 "THIRTEEN ORPHANS" Colorado Photographic Arts Center (Colorado, USA)
2012 "Double-dealing", ALBA GALLERY (Beijing, China)
2012 "THIRTEEN ORPHANS" ZEN FOTO GALLERY (Tokyo, Japan)
2011 "THIRTEEN ORPHANS" ZEN FOTO GALLERY (Beijing, China)

Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 "Antagonism and Hexagonal Pattern" Gallery NIW (Tokyo, Japan)
2014 "Critical Mass TOP 50 exhibition" Houston Center for Photography (Texas, USA), Corden|Potts Gallery (San Francisco, USA)
2013 "Pure 2013" Gallery TANTO TEMPO (Kobe, Japan)
2012 "Japan Professional Photographers Society" Gallery Sirius, Fujifilm Photo Salon (Tokyo and Osaka,Japan)

Participated Festival
2015 Mt. Rokko International Photography Festival (Kobe, Japan)
2015 FOCUS photography festival (Mumbai, India)
2014 La Quatrieme Image 2014 (Paris, France)
2013 TOKYO PHOTO 2013 (Tokyo, Japan)
2013 Les Rencontres d’Arles Photography (Arles, France)
2013 Review Santa Fe (New Mexico, USA)
2012 TOKYO PHOTO 2012 (Tokyo, Japan)

Selected Awards, Publications
2015 Winner, EMERGING ASIAN PHOTOGRAPHY GRANT
2015 Finalist, HARIBAN Award (Japan)
2014 LensCulture Portrait Award 3rd Prize (USA)
2013 Photolucida Critical Mass TOP50 (USA)
2012 Photography Book, "THIRTEEN ORPHANS" published by ZEN FOTO GALLERY (Tokyo, Japan)
2011 "ZHIJP. it is JAPAN 03"published by Liaoning Education Press (Beijing, China)

Publications
LFI magazine, The New Yorker, Internazionale, WIRED, LensCulture, Feature Shoot, LENSCRATCH, EMAHO magazine, Huffington Post Italia, Art Photo Index, Photo Eye, Fraction Magazine Japan, Photographer Russia, Artisfied, Yishuz China, Theory of crowds, Artinasia, Espal Fotographic, New Energy, Shashasha, La Quatrieme Image

Public Collections
UNM University of New Mexico Art Museum (New Mexico, USA)
Dr Brau Daji Lad Museum (Mumbai, India)

Gallery
ZEN FOTO GALLERY, Tokyo (http://www.zen-foto.jp/)

Contact
e-mail: yamagata126@ybb.ne.jp
Tel & Fax: 03-3725-6613
Mobile: 090-6538-5918

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Tsutomu Yamagata's Projects on LensCulture
Tsutomu Yamagata's Books