Born in Hokkaido in 1955

In 2008, started the project “Roadside Lights” with vending machines.

Published in many media such as CNN, BBC, SPIGEL.

Publications

2017 “Being There” Case Publishing / Tokyo, Japan

2017 “Roadside Lights” Zen Photo Gallery, Case Publishing / Tokyo, Japan

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018 “Roadside Lights”Marianne Cat Gallery/ Marseille

2018 “Roadside Lights”case Tokyo/Tokyo

2018 “Roadside Lights”case Rotterdam/Rotterdam

2017 “Roadside Lights”Galerie&c0119/Pars

2017 “Roadside Lights ” Zen Photo gallery/Tokyo

2017 “Existence of ”epson imaging gallery/Tokyo

2016 “Roadside LightsⅣ” KONIKA MINOLTA Plaza/Tokyo

2015 “Roadside LightsⅢ” KONIKA MINOLTA Plaza/Tokyo

2014 “Roadside LightsⅡ”NIKON SALON/Tokyo

2013 “Roadside Lights” Continental gallery/Sapporo

2013 “Roadside Lights” KONIKA MINOLTA Plaza/Tokyo

2011 “Roadside Lights〜Light in a wayside” Continental gallery/Sapporo

2011 “Roadside Lights〜Light in a wayside”I.P.CTokyoHiro/Tokyo

2007 “Silk Road〜Afterimage of a relief” Fuji film photo salon Tokyo /Tokyo

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 #28 — NI'HOMME - SUMMER GROUP EXHIBITION​/Belgium

2017 in print, out of print Photo Books Nara City photo art museum / Nara

2017 RAIEC WAVE Mirage Gallery/Kobe

2016 RAIEC Tokyo 331 Art Chiyoda/Tokyo

2014 “DARK ROOM MEETING2015” Continental gallery /Sapporo

2014 “Expressed picture Hokkaido” Continental gallery /Sapporo

2012 “Living with photography” I.P.CTokyoHiro/Tokyo

Awards

2018 Higashikawa International Photo Festival Special Photographer Prize

2017 2017 Photo-eye Best Books​

2017 Critical Mass Top50

2016 Moscow international photo awards

2015 Black & White SPIDER AWARS FINE ART 3rd Place

1990〜2005 JPS Winning 11 times

1991〜2005 NIKATEN Winning 5 time

Festivals

2018 34th Higashikawa International Photo Festival / Higashikawa, Japan

2016 Singapore International Photo Festeval 2016 / Singapore, Singapore

Fairs

2019 Paris Photo / Paris, France

2019 Photo Basel2018 / Basel, Switzerland

2019 Haute Photographie / Rotterdam, Netherlands

2018 Photo Basel2018 / Basel, Switzerland