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Discovering the Next Generation of Young Photographers

1st “1_WALL” Photography Exhibition

  • DATES : Mon. August 24 - Thu. September 17, 2009

Koji Omaru

Born 1980 in Fukuoka,Japan. Base in Tokyo. My field is photographs about cityscapes and architecture...

Koji Sato

Born in Tokyo, 1980. Worked at Shoto Studio and studied under Kazuki Nagayama, Independent photograp...

Shimai Nakayama

Fumitaka Nakayama

Yuki Watanabe

Judges (in Japanese syllabary order)

Atsuki Kikuchi( Graphic designer)

Born in Tokyo in 1974. He attended Musashino Art University, majoring in Sculpture. In 2000 he established Bluemark, and then in 2011 he founded his own design studio. His work areas include brand planning, logo design, signage planning, editorial design, etc., with a strong focus on art, fashion and architecture. He is also the principal of Book Peak, planners and publishers of art books.

Risaku Suzuki(Photographer)

Born in Shingu, Wakayama, in 1963. In 2000 he received the 25th Kimura Ihei Award in Photography for “PILES OF TIME.” His recent publications include “Water Mirror” (Case Publishing / Fine-Art Photography Association), “SAKURA” (edition nord), “Étude” (SUPER LABO), “Between the Sea and the Mountain – Kumano ” (amanasalto), “Ishiki no nagare” [Stream of Consciousness] (edition nord) and “Atelier of Cézanne” (Nazraeli Press).

Mariko Takeuchi(Critic of photography)
Rika Noguchi(Photographic artist)
Satoshi Machiguchi(Art director, Publisher)

President of the design studio match and company, inc. In 2005 he launched “M,” a photo book label, and began operating “bookshop M,” a website selling photo books. Since 2008 he has continuously exhibited his works at “Paris Photo,” one of the world’s foremost photography festivals, just one example of how he demonstrates his unique approach to his art. He probes the possibilities of Japanese photo books from a global perspective.