鷲尾和彦

KAZUHIKO WASHIO

兵庫県生まれ。1997年より独学で写真を始める。写真集に、海外からのバックパッカーを捉えた『極東ホテル』(赤々舎、2009)、『遠い水平線 On The Horizon』(私家版、2012)、日本各地の海岸線の風景を写した『To The Sea』(赤々舎、2014)、共著に作家・池澤夏樹氏と東日本大震災発生直後から行った被災地のフィールドワークをまとめた書籍『春を恨んだりはしない』(中央公論新社)などがある。

BIO:

  • Born in Hyogo, Japan.
  • 1998 Beginning of self-taught photographic career. In 2009, “Hotel Fareast”, a collection of photographs taken over a five-year period on overseas travelers visiting Japan, won Photo Documentary Nippon Award (Guardian Garden). The collection, titled “Hotel Fareast”, was published in 2009 by AKAAKA art publishing. (This “Hotel Fareast” project is still ongoing over ten years)
    In 2011, immediately after the Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Washio went on fieldwork with Natsuki Ikezawa, a Japanese author/poet, in the affected areas. The outcome of the joint fieldwork were a publication “Haru wo Urandari Shinai” and a photography book “On The Horizon”. In 2014, “To The Sea” a collection of photographs of coastlines across Japan taken over fifteen years, will be published by AKAAKA art publishing, in cooperation with Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio、a Nobel Prize novelist. Washio’s photographic works consistently and continually portray his home country, Japan, from a global or outsider’s perspective.

EXHIBITION (solo / selected) :

    • 2001.12. “Indian Summer” (Gallery Kowa, Tokyo)
    • 2004.09. “Head to the sky” (Gallery Seyagaya 233, Tokyo)
    • 2005.08. “Passengers in the fareast” (Roonee 247 photography, Tokyo)

EXHIBITION (group / selected) :

PUBLIC COLLECTION :

KIYOSATO PHOTO ART MUSEUM, Japan.

AWARD:

  • 2002. Young Portfolio Award (Kiyosato Photo Art Musium)
  • 2003. TPCC Award (Tokyo Photographic Culture Center)
  • 2006. Photo Documentary Nippon 2006 (Gardian Garden)

PUBLICATIONS :

  • 2006. “Photo Documentary Nippon 2004-2006 ” (Guardian Garden)
  • 2009. “Hotel Fareast” (AKAAKA art publishing)
  • 2011. “Haru wo Urandarihashinai” (in collaboration with Natsuki Ikezawa, Chuo Koron Shinsha)
  • 2011. “Tokyo 24h” (Nikkei BP publishing)
  • 2012. “On the Horizon” (Self Publishing)
  • 2014. “To the Sea” (AKAAKA art publishing)
  • 2016. “The Fishery” (Self publishing)
  • 2017. “Ars Electronica and the City of Linz” (Gakugei shuppan Sha)

LECTURES (selected) :

  • 2010.01. “Photography and words for our new adventure” with Akiko Otake (Novelist) at ABC seminar room.
  • 2010.02. “Photography and words for our new adventure” with Keijiro Suga (professor, Meiji University) at Gallery AKAAKA.
  • 2010.08. “Mover or Stayer: a new documentary” at Nippon Photography Institute, Tokyo.
  • 2011.04. “Photography about Tokyo 2011” at On Sundays, Tokyo.
  • 2011.05. “Photography and Words after Disaster” with Takeki Sugiyama (curator) at Gallery Tantotempo, Kobe.
  • 2011.09. “Photography and Words after Disaster” with Natsuki Ikezawa (nevelist) at Junkudo seminar room, Tokyo.
  • 2012.03. “Photography and Words after Disaster” with Mariko Takeuchi (photo critic) at Nikon Salon, Tokyo.
  • 2012.08. “Images and words” at Nippon Photography Institute, Tokyo.
  • 2016.09. “transit, refugees” at Ochanomizu University, Tokyo.
  • 2016.10. “Ars electronica” at Delegation of the European Union to Japan, Tokyo.
  • 2018.09. “Cities where foster the future” at Saga University, Saga.
  • 2019.07. “How can we foster the creativity of Cities” at Taiwan Contemporary Culture Lab, Taipei.

FILM (as a creative director, producer / selected) :

  • 1998. “The Stone” (Cinematography by Christopher Doyle, Directed by Kazuhiko Washio)
  • 2000. “Live, Love, Drive” (Directed by Vincent Gallo)
  • 2011. “ A cloudy day, a lucky day” (Directed by Nobuhiro Yamashita)
  • 2012. “Katsura, Sanshi : How to keep walking ” (Directed by Miwa Nishikawa)
  • 2012. “Wasabida” (Directed by Naomi Kawase)